McCarthey Athletic Center
McCarthey Athletic CenterSpokane, WA
Date Completed: October 2004
In a competition that garnered national attention, Garco Construction, Inc. in conjunction with ALSC Architects and Ellerbe Beckett was selected as the Design-Build General Contractor for the state-of-the-art 6,000 seat arena for Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. “The New Kennel” incorporates a center cluster of speakers, two high-resolution video displays and two LED message boards running the length of the arena, keeping the fans involved from every angle. The multi-purpose arena provides both men’s and women’s locker rooms, coach’s offices, retractable seating, concessions and food preparation areas, a 3,000 SF meeting room, administrative offices and six private viewing suites. The facility additionally has the ability to cater special events such as commencement ceremonies and concerts providing entertainment and value to the entire Spokane community.