Five Clark Projects in California Earn Regional Best Project Honors

August 26, 2020

Five Clark Projects in California Earn Regional Best Project Honors

Clark Construction Group is proud to announce that Engineering News-Record (ENR) California recently recognized five Clark projects in its Regional Best Project Awards.

Three of the five Clark projects earned the top spot in their category and will be considered for ENR California’s “Best Overall Project of the Year” award and the ENR “Best of the Best” national award.

The winning projects are:

Chase Center Development (Best Sports/Entertainment Project) 
Client: GSW Arena LLC
Architect: MANICA Architecture
JV Partner: Mortenson Construction

Chase Center is setting a new standard for sports and entertainment venues worldwide. Perched along the San Francisco Bay, the exquisite new landmark features an iconic 18,000-seat arena, replete with cutting-edge technology and premium amenities, as well as two 11-story office buildings, which will serve as Uber’s new headquarters. The arena is home court to the six-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors and serves as backdrop for more than 200 concerts, conventions, and cultural and community events annually. Chase Center’s 11-acre site also includes over 20 unique retail locations, 3.2 acres of public plazas, a 925-space subterranean parking structure, and an iconic gatehouse.

Long Beach Civic Center (Best Government/Public Building Project)
Client: City of Long Beach
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

The Long Beach Civic Center, a multi-faceted development in downtown Long Beach, California, encompasses a new city hall and civic chambers, headquarters for the Port of Long Beach, public library, and underground parking facility. Located in the city’s urban core, the Civic Center development encompasses nearly 600,000 square feet divided among four structures and spread across six city blocks. Outside of the project’s vertical elements, the project team also delivered roadway and pedestrian improvements, creating public plazas and pathways that connect the new structures.

New Stanford Hospital (Best Healthcare Project)
Client: Stanford Health Care
Architect: Rafael Viñoly Architects
JV Partner: McCarthy Builders

Located on the Stanford University campus, the new Stanford Hospital replaces existing hospital facilities with an extraordinary building designed and built to serve as an essential resource for the City of Palo Alto and the broader community for the next 100 years. The new hospital, which doubles Stanford’s patient capacity, is an 824,000-square-foot building that includes 368 single-occupancy rooms, a new Level-1 Trauma Center and Emergency Department, state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment rooms, 20 operating rooms, eight interventional/radiology image-guiding rooms, and an interventional MRI. The hospital also includes a 402,000-gross-square-foot, 916-space parking structure capable of doubling as a triage center during emergency events.

Huāxyacac Hall, San Diego State University (Award of Merit, Higher Education/Research Project) 
Client: San Diego State University
Architect: AC Martin & Partners

Huāxyacac Hall is a significant addition to San Diego State University’s campus. The project combines an existing 12-story, 600-bed freshman residence hall with a new 200,000-square-foot residence hall to create a vibrant freshman village, designed to encourage students’ socialization and interaction with peers. The project also features a community kitchen, community center, market, and coffee shop to create a more immersive and connected experience for students. A food truck courtyard serves to unite the existing high-rise with Huāxyacac Hall.

Legacy International Center (Award of Merit, Cultural/Worship Project)
Client: Morris Cerullo World Evangelism
Architect: Carrier Johnson

Legacy International Center is an 18-acre site in San Diego that features a five-story hotel and spa, a pavilion with a 500-seat theater, a museum, a welcome center with an interactive 18-foot 3D globe and domed motion theater, and unique attractions such as a replica of the Wailing Wall, catacombs, 8,000 square feet of outdoor retail space, an outdoor amphitheater, dancing multi-colored fountains, and expansive gardens.