CenturyLink Convention Center and Arena - Omaha, Neb.
The CenturyLink Convention Center and Arena provides space for a range of activities including hockey, basketball, concerts and formal events. This $187 million project included building a 490,000-square-foot convention center and a 450,000-square-foot arena. The CenturyLink Convention Center and Arena also includes a 194,000-square-foot exhibit hall; a 30,000-square-foot ballroom; a 42,500-square-foot atrium; a 10,000-square-foot kitchen; meeting rooms and breakout areas. It covers approximately 422 acres, equivalent to 100 city blocks.
The arena is designed to accommodate approximately 14,700 people for hockey, 16,000 for basketball and up to 17,000 for concerts and other activities. Thirty-two luxury suites are located throughout the arena to accommodate private groups and other corporate functions. Kiewit also constructed a four-story, 511-stall, 180,000-square-foot parking garage.