CMTS was the Owner’s Representative for Design-Build delivery of the Rocky Mount Event Center for the City of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
The Rocky Mount Event Center (formerly Downtown Community Facility) is a planned indoor sports destination located in the heart of Downtown Rocky Mount that is unlike any sporting event center in eastern North Carolina. The RMEC is unique in that it not only caters to sporting tournaments, but also has the capacity to accommodate a multitude of other occasions. This space is ideal for use by both locals and visitors alike, and will set Downtown Rocky Mount apart as the perfect destination location of experience for people of all ages and interests.
The Rocky Mount Event Center has a total of 165,000 square feet, with nearly 75,000 square feet for the main event floor. It can seat up to 4,000 people, with several meeting rooms available for breakout sessions and different configurations, there is a limited amount of premium seating. Additionally, there are 700 parking spaces, the building footprint covers nearly four acres, including parking, the facility was developed on approximately 12 acres This $35 million project was completed in 2019.
The grand hall can be transformed into a professional trade show floor, capable of accommodating up to 372 10’ × 10’ booth spaces. The facility houses eight basketball courts, sixteen volleyball courts, a family entertainment area, meeting conference rooms, and an Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (OIC) Health Clinic.