Orange County Convention Center – Phase II Renovation

The $58M Phase II Renovation updated the 278,000 sf, 25-year old section of the original Center.  ‘Backstage’ improvements included refreshing the building envelope finishes & waterproofing, roof replacement, removal & replacement of 53 air handlers, switchgears, addition of primary power, enhancement of show power distribution, replacement of all lighting with energy efficient LED’s, special systems upgrades to communications, video surveillance and access control; new marketable spaces such as meeting rooms with state of the art conferencing technology, executive boardrooms, restroom reconfiguration, signage, kitchen upgrades, etc.  Scope included converting Exhibit Hall “F” into the new 43,000 sf Tangerine Ballroom and four under-utilized meeting rooms into the Sunburst Room.  The Tangerine featured architectural framed ceilings that presented large programmable RGB LED lighting panels.  Sunburst featured a new roof top terrace that was created by replacing precast wall panels with storefront.