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Lexington Center Expansion
Check this page for the latest news, photos, videos as the expansion project develops.
On June 28, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Lexington Center Corporation voted unanimously to award Messer Construction Company the contract to build the new and expanded Lexington Convention Center. Read the original press release here.
The NEW Lexington Convention Center design was developed by NBBJ Architects of Los Angeles, CA and EOP Architects, Lexington and includes 100,000 sq. ft of exhibit halls, a 24,330 ballroom, 29,000 sq. ft of meeting rooms and 44,000 sq. ft of clubs and flexible spaces.
+51.5% increase from existing 66,000sf space
+38.2% increase from existing 17,600SF space
& 44,000SF of club and flexible spaces
Posted Oct 19, 2018
Preparations underway for bridge removalLEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 17, 2018) – Preparations for the demolition of the Jefferson Street bridge are underway. The work comes after the City Council authorized the Lexington Center Corporation to demolish the bridge and related infrastructure last Thursday.
Posted Jul 19, 2018
LCC Breaks Ground on New Convention CenterLEXINGTON, KY (July 19, 2018) — The Lexington Center broke ground today on the long awaited, highly anticipated $241 million replacement and expansion of the Lexington Convention Center. The single largest capital public improvement project in Lexington’s history, this project…
Posted Jun 28, 2018
LEXINGTON CENTER BOARD AWARDS $241 M CONTRACT TO MESSER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO BUILD NEW LEXINGTON CONVENTION CENTERLEXINGTON, KY (June 28, 2018) – At its monthly meeting today, The Board of Directors of the Lexington Center Corporation voted unanimously to award Messer Construction Company the contract to build the new and expanded Lexington Convention Center.