STOCKTON EVENT CENTER - STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA
IFG served as development consultant to the City of Stockton during the development, design and construction of the 10,000-seat arena. The arena was part of a mixed-use waterfront development in downtown Stockton, which includes the arena, a 5,000-seat ballpark, 150 room conference hotel, 45,000 square feet of retail, a 500 car parking structure and the related site and infrastructure improvements. The arena served as the home for the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL, an AF2 arena football and an indoor soccer team. The is $68 million arena includes 24 suites, 400 club seats, 5,000 sf of meeting rooms, administrative offices for all the sports teams and the arena operations and management staff.
IFG served as the facility operator and manager for the arena as well as several other facilities in Stockton, including the new ballpark and the newly renovated 2,000 seat Bob Hope Theatre. IFG principals also owned and managed the hockey and arena football teams.
Designed by 360 Architecture and constructed by Swinerton Builders, the arena opened in December 2005.