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Performing Arts Facilities

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts -Stage II

Orlando, FL

1,700 seat, multi-form, acoustic theater able to transform its shape and acoustics to perfectly suit opera, ballet, symphonic music and non-traditional art forms. 

Project Cost                             Confidential

Square Feet                             127,000

Design Architect                     Barton Myers Assoc.

Architect of Record                HKS Architects

CMAR                                        Whiting Turner

Completion                              Spring 2019


The Gaillard Center

Charleston, SC

The Gaillard Center consists of both renovation and new construction which will be comprised of an 1800 seat auditorium with state of the art acoustics, a banquet hall with a full kitchen, 80,000 SF of office space, and supporting FOH/BOH facilities. The Project is located in historic downtown Charleston, SC.  Funding is through both private and public funds.


Project Cost                             $142,000,000

Square Feet                             246,000

Design Architect                     David M. Schwarz

Architect of Record                Earl Swensson Assoc

CMAR                                        Skanska

Completion                              January 2015


Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

San Antonio, TX

In 2008, The Projects Group was retained as the Owner’s Representative to the Bexar County Performing Arts Center Foundation.  The scope of work was to manage the design, construction, and close-out of the conversion from the 1926 San Antonio Municipal Auditorium, located Downtown on the northern stretches of the San Antonio Riverwalk, into the Tobin Center for Performing Arts.


Project Cost                             $180 Million

Square Feet                             179,000

Design Architect                     LMN Architects

Architect of Record                Marmon Mok

CMAR                                        Linbeck Construction

Completion                              Spring 2014


The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

Las Vegas, NV


The Smith Center for the Performing Arts was a public/private partnership between the city of Las Vegas, and the Smith Center for the Performing Arts Foundation. Completed in the summer of 2012, the facility has a state of the art performance space with seating for 2,050 as well as rehearsal hall for smaller shows.


Project Construction Cost           $275 Million

Square Feet                                   300,000

Design Architect                           David M. Schwarz

Architect of Record                      HKS, Inc.

CMAR                                             Whiting-Turner

Completion                                   Summer 2012



Sugar Land Performing Arts Center

Sugar Land, TX

In 2012, the Sugar Land City Council approved plans for the development of a future concert and performing arts facility on a 21 acre site that will also include a larger mixed-use development identified for commercial, office and entertainment purposes. The public/private partnership calls for a 6,500 seat multipurpose facility for concerts, cultural acts, and community events.


Project Cost                             $84 Million

Square Feet                             Approx 200,000

Design Architect                     Martinez+Johnson

Architect of Record                Studio RED

CMAR                                       Linbeck

Completion                             December 2016


King's Theatre

Brooklyn, NY

The Kings Theatre project is a rehabilitation and restoration of the historic Loew’s Kings Theatre. The venue will seat a maximum of 3600 seats and is scheduled to open in February 2015. They will include concerts, theatrical productions, dance, performing arts, comedy shows, as well as community events once completed.


Project Cost                             $700 Million

Square Feet                             102,000

Design Architect                     Martinez+Johnson

Architect of Record                Martinez+Johnson

CMAR                                       Gilbane

Completion                             December 2014


Carpenter Theater

Richmond, VA

In 2004, The Projects Group was hired as the Project Manager/Owner’s Representative to oversee the design and construction for the Foundation to manage a performing arts project that was a key component of the downtown master plan for the overall Richmond revitalization. The project included the renovation of an historic 2,000 seat theatre as well as construction of a new 250 seat multipurpose community theater.


Project Construction Cost           $75 Million

Square Feet                                   197,000

Design Architect                           Wilson & Butler

Architect of Record                      Wilson & Butler

CMAR                                             Gilbane/Chrisman

Completion                                   September 2009

Ballroom Marfa Drive-in

Marfa, TX

The design of the Drive-in is planned to reconfigure a classic outdoor drive-in into a combination screen and bandshell component. Ballroom Marfa will plan to hold events such as summer movies, film screenings, acoustical sets, music festivals and opera.The Projects Group was brought on board in the summer of 2012 to assemble the design team and provide Project Management for the design and construction for the duration of the Project. The project has currently finished Design Development and is planning to start construction the fall of 2013


Project Construction Cost        $4,500,000

Square Feet                                Approx 4 acres

Design Architect                        MOS Architects

CMAR                                           TBD

Completion                                 TBD

Nancy Lee & Perry R. Bass Performance Hall

Fort Worth, TX

This 2000 seat, multi-use performance hall incorporates classic architectural traditions with modern acoustic design to create a world-class venue for a variety of performing arts. In addition to the main hall, the project consisted of  two smaller event spaces located across the street .The facility was completed on time and on budget and has now become one of Fort Worth's most recognizable icons.


Project Cost                               $98,000,000

Square Feet                                300,000

Design Architect                        David M. Schwarz

CMAR                                           Linbeck

Completion                                Spring 1998