FINAL ISSUED 6-5-09
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS PITTSBURGH ARENA PROJECT June 5, 2009
House Reduction Curtains FOR THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS NEW ARENA
Pittsburgh Arena Development LP, a Pennsylvania limited partnership (the “Developer”), as agent for the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (the “SEA” or “Owner”) is issuing this request for proposals (“RFP”) from qualified firms to provide a complete House Reduction Curtain System for the New Pittsburgh Arena as described herein
entertainment facility containing approximately 18,500 seats, Washington Place, Centre Avenue and Fifth Avenue in the
on property Third (3rd)
located proximate Ward of the City
Pittsburgh (the "Project"). hockey team.
The Project will be the home for the Pittsburgh Penguins NHL
The Project will be owned by the SEA. Developer, under its agreements with the SEA, is responsible for overseeing the design and construction of the Project. Upon completion of the Project, SEA will lease the Project to the Pittsburgh Penguins or an affiliate.
For ease of reference, each Firm receiving this Request for Proposal is referred to as a "Firm" and the Firm selected to provide services for Developer is referred to as the "Selected Firm." This Request for Proposal states the instructions for submitting proposals and the procedure and criteria by which a Firm may be selected.
The key project team members are as follows:
Developer Developer Representative Owner
Owner Representative Architect Construction Manager Structural Engineer A/V Consultant
Pittsburgh Arena Development LP ICON Venue Group Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Oxford Development/Chester Engineering Populous (formerly HOK) P.J. Dick- Hunt, a Joint Venture Thornton Tomasetti Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams, Inc.
As described above, the Project will consist of a state-of-the-art enclosed sports, public assembly and entertainment facility containing approximately 18,500 seats and sized at approximately 720,000 square feet (the “Arena”). The Arena is located proximate to Washington Place, Centre Avenue and Fifth Avenue in the Third Ward of the City of Pittsburgh. The event level for the Arena is expected to be at an elevation of 804 feet. An office/retail component of the Project will be located on 5th Avenue with the lowest level at an elevation of 775 feet.
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