Cleveland Construction, Inc. performed as the interior and exterior contractor for the new multipurpose KFC Yum! Center in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.
This new 721,762 square foot facility is home to the University of Louisville men’s and women’s basketball programs. Additionally, it is designed to accommodate a wide variety of other events including NCAA championships such as wrestling, swimming and volleyball, as well as concerts, circus, wrestling, boxing and ice shows. The arena has seven levels and can accommodate over 22,000 patrons for the various events.
The arena includes 71 suites, 4 party suites, 62 premium boxes, bars and restaurants on each level, 33,926 square feet of meeting rooms, multiple locker rooms, auxiliary gym and a 760-car below grade parking garage.
Cleveland Construction's scope of work on this project included the installation of cold-formed metal framing, gypsum drywall and acoustical and specialty ceilings.