Project Description

Project Description:
SDG oversaw critical improvements and infrastructure upgrades for the conference and exhibition center, including significant roofing replacement, enhanced electrical power, plumbing, HVAC, lighting and vertical transportation upgrades. The program included seven major renovation projects within the facility including:

1) Design and construction of a new atrium and the conversion of the Cobo Arena to a grand ballroom, kitchen, food court and meeting rooms
2) Renovation of the existing floor structure and new curtain wall at the south (river-facing) side of the facility
3) Renovation of east side interiors
4) New animated displays and entrance canopies at east and north exteriors, creating stunning visual experiences
5) Upgrades to and modernization of exhibition halls
6) Relocation and updating of administrative offices
7) Design of a new food court and multiple specialty food and beverage experiences