James Brown Arena; Augusta, GA
– Projected Cost: $228M; Projected Completion: October 2024 HB was retained in January 2020 to serve as Project Executive Consultant to the AugustaRichmond County Coliseum Authority (ARCCA) for the new 10,000 seat James Brown Arena project currently in the design phase. Led a team that prepared the initial project feasibility, market analysis, economic impact, traffic analysis, parking study, site evaluation, conceptual design study and project feasibility. The new arena will replace the existing arena completed in 1970 and designed by I.M. Pei Architects and is expected to transform the downtown area. Currently, serving as the Owner’s Rep during Design Phase II in preparation Construction Phase III planned for 2022.