Main Event Entertainment is a rapidly growing family entertainment center featuring state-of-the-art bowling, multi-level laser tag, gravity ropes adventure course, hundreds of interactive, virtual and video games, rock climbing, miniature golf, billiards, and multiple full-service bars and dining options. rand completed the large-scale build out for Main Event in Alpharetta, which was one of seven total new locations in 2014. The remodel of a 60,000 sf Home Depot Expo Center required a complex twenty-four-week schedule consisting of exterior building work, interior remodeling and renovations, all new MEP systems, and substantial Owner-vendor coordination for the hundreds of fixtures, finishes, and equipment that brand Main Event’s identity. Multiple full-service kitchens, private party rooms, dining areas, restrooms, and associated customer service stations were included in the scope.
Working with a client that was invested in a national expansion plan required intense coordination with the client team in order to maintain schedule and budget requirements that were constantly measured against other regional standards. Utilizing benchmark studies, an expansive subcontractor pool, and historic knowledge allowed for the required cost control. Through regular meetings and constant communication, the project team was able to be flexible, make quick decisions, and keep the client informed at all times.