TITLE

Convention Center Razing

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Jim
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/30/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32391, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about the renovation and extension of Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona. Workers will demolish the center's north building and a bridge, forcing the closure of the roadway until mid-October 2006. The 10-acre site will be excavated 50 feet below street level to result in the extension of an underground exhibition hall, and a four-story building that will have a food court, retail shops, a ball- room, and a meeting space. Crews are completing the first phase of construction. The Convention Center expansion is expected to complete by late 2008.
ACCESSION #
21043217

 

Related Articles

  • Conventions: Critical to tourism growth. Ryan, Frances // Caribbean Business;6/9/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 22, Special section p49 

    The article considers the convention business as contributor to the growth of tourism in Puerto Rico. It relates that the Puerto Rico Convention Center is not performing well because only a fraction of its capacity is being used in the first-stage capacity for conventions of up to 10,000...

  • Q&A.  // Journal of Light Construction;Jan2014, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p11 

    The article provides an answer to a question of how to join a dining room addition in an older home with without putting down a mud layer.

  • Ballroom gets makeover in $1.2M Cobo renovation. Ankeny, Robert // Crain's Detroit Business;11/17/97, Vol. 13 Issue 46, p30 

    Reports about the completed renovation of the Cobo Conference Center in Detroit, Michigan. Information on the renovations done; Account on the second phase of renovation in March 1998.

  • Grand Center expansion is on schedule. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;11/09/98, Vol. 16 Issue 45, pB7 

    Focuses on the planned expansion of the Grand Center building in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Floor area to be added to the existing building; List of things accomplished by the Grand Action Committee related to the planned expansion; Estimated cost of the facility's development.

  • WHISTLER CONFERENCE CENTRE TO REOPEN.  // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;6/23/2003, Issue 1673, p44 

    Reports on the reopening of Canada's Whistler Conference Centre following a refurbishment.

  • Remodel takes shape at convention center. Cain, Sandi // Orange County Business Journal;01/25/99, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p25 

    Details on the $150 million renovation of the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Bookings made for the convention center; Impact of the renovation on shows held at the convention center; Additional meeting and meeting space as a result of the renovation.

  • Grand Center: Planning is key.  // Grand Rapids Business Journal;11/03/97, Vol. 15 Issue 44, p4 

    Comments on the expansion and renovation of Grand Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Construction companies responsible for the renovation; Areas of the convention center that need improvements; Description of the lower level of the center; Key to successful renovation.

  • New and Renovated Centers.  // Corporate Meetings & Incentives;Aug2003, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p57 

    Features several new and renovated convention centers across the U.S. Description of the interior and exterior layout of the Washington D.C. Convention Center; Opening of the new Georgia International Convention Center; Details of the expansion of the Cincinnati Convention Center.

  • EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN. Chatfield-Taylor, Cathy // Technology Meetings;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p22 

    Focuses on the expansion project for the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon as of 2002. Technology infrastructure installed in the building; Meeting space; Value of the expansion project.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics