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1 Florida Citrus Bowl Re-Construction February 12, 2013

2 Project Topics Citrus Bowl History & Events Target Accomplishments Reconstruction Highlights Project Team Project Status/ Schedule Plans & Renderings Q & A

3 Citrus Bowl History Originally call Orlando Stadium and constructed as a Works Project Administration project during Franklin Roosevelts administration in 1936 with a capacity of 8,900 The stadium was renamed the Tangerine Bowl during a renovation in 1947 adding 2,000 seats 5,000 more seats were added in 1968, along with the first press box. The stadium underwent an expansion from 1974 to 1976, to bring the total seating capacity to 50,000 After re-naming the stadium in 1983 to the Florida Citrus Bowl, a capacity of 65,438 was established in 1989, after a $38 million renovation that added the upper decks improvements included escalators, seat bottoms and a new video board. AstroTurf added in 2010 during a $10M renovation Current Capacity is 70,000


5 Florida Citrus Bowl Major Events Four major events held each year from early November to late January Florida Classic between Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University Russel Athletic Bowl Capital One Bowl (New Years Day) Monster Jam (Monster Truck Event)

6 Why Renovate? City of Orlando and Florida Citrus Sports officials expect the reconstruction to generate a $300 million annual economic impact from new events Reconstruction will allow the stadium to host college and pre-season NFL neutral site football games, international soccer games, WrestleMania, monster truck and motocross events, music festivals, state football championships, band competitions and lacrosse tournaments Rebranding of the stadiums regional and national image Funding approved as part of $1.1 Billion Downtown Orlando Centroplex Program

7 Renovation Highlights The stadium will undergo a $178 million reconstruction project, set to be complete in March/ April 2015 Under the reconstruction plan, 80% of the existing stadium will be demolished and reconstructed New 360-degree Main Concourse with wide concourse and improved que-ing areas New stadium seating in lower bowl including individual seats on sidelines and bleachers with backs in endzones Six more inches of leg-room in bowl lower and club level seating bowls New team Facilities and Operations areas on Main Concourse

8 Renovation Highlights (Cont.) New 360-degree Club Level with Clubs on east and west sidelines, party deck in north endzone Updated Suites and Press boxes 10 new suites and potential Super-Suite on west side New waterproofing on Upper seating bowl and concourse to protect finishes below New vertical Circulation New exterior façade with decorative metal panels Update Sound System New Video Displays Site improvements with new entries

9 Project Team HNTB Corporation (Kansas City) has been Contracted by the City for Design Services. Firm has almost 100 years and multiple stadiums of experience (including recent similar renovations) City has aquired SC Advisors as the Owners Rep (SC- Advisors also served as Owners Rep for the Orlando Magic on Amway center) Program Manager procurement took place in January with City Council approval on February 5 th to negotiate with Firms in order of Ranking

10 Project Team (Continued) Construction Manager Procurement will consist of a two- part RFQ/ RFP Process (similar to Amway and DPAC Projects) RFQ/ RFP will be advertised on February 24 th and available for download on February 25 th RFQ will be due in let March with shortlisting shortly following Rankings are projected to be presented to City Council on May 5th

11 Design/ Procurement Status The design for the re-construction is in the Schematic Design Phase. Early packages are expected to be released in July time- frame including the following: Underground Utilities Foundations Steel and Concrete structures Pre-cast Stadia Vertical Transportation Procurement of these packages anticipated in August/ September Possible Design Assist packages for MEP Balance of Design anticipated to be complete at end of 2013 with Procurement immediately following

12 Project Strategy Complete as much work as possible prior to and during the November 2013 – January 2014 events Decommissioning and demolition of lower two seating bowls begins immediately following Monster Jam in January 2014 Two crews working on structure and seating bowls Finish work where possible during demo/ structural work Outbuildings, operations and team facilities work following structure/ seating bowl Majority of work to be completed by November 2014 with final completion in the January 2015 – March 2015 timeframe

13 Main Concourse Base Plan






19 Exterior (NE Corner) Rendering

20 New Upper Concourse Access

21 New Vertical Transportation

22 Main Concourse Base Plan

23 Alternate Rendering

24 Q & A

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