SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, Sacramento, California, North America
Client: Sacramento Convention and Cultural Services
Services: Cost Management & Quantity Surveying, Project Management
The SAFE Credit Union Convention Center project is part of a $350 Million landmark program, enhancing and transforming aging cultural facilities into modern and synergistic public congregation centers with refreshed character and improved guest and patron experiences. A main goal of this project is to revitalize downtown Sacramento’s Entertainment District, hence active and regular community involvement and support for this program has been playing a particularly important role.
Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB), in association with Conventional Wisdom, are providing a variety of services to the City of Sacramento for the renovations of the Memorial Auditorium, Convention Center and the Community Center Theater. RLB is responsible for overseeing the integrated planning, design and some construction processes as an extension of the City staff. RLB’s management approach includes extensive stakeholder and City Council participation, coordination and presentations.
The newly renovated SAFE Credit Union Convention Center will boast over 500,000 square feet of prime event, convention, lobby and support space. Construction began in December 2018 and will complete with the interior fit-out of the second story ballroom in April 2021.