CES performed the mechanical design build responsibilities for the renovation and redesign of the 25 existing buildings and design assist responsibilities for the new exp, inc. designed buildings.
The fasttrack LEGOLAND® Florida project was delivered from inception to design and construction to grand opening in a mere 15 months.
Warner Jones, was CES's Design Build Manager on the LEGOLAND® of Florida project. Warner brings to CES a vast technical and practical knowledge in project installation and management experience in the theme parks, commercial, industrial, healthcare, education, and hospitality markets.
The park, which occupies the former Cypress Gardens site in Winter Haven, Florida, includes the construction of the following:
- 46 new rides, shows, buildings and attractions;
- the renovation of 25 existing structures;
- the installation of new infrastructure;
- upgrades of existing infrastructure; extensive hardscape, and landscape installation and historic tree relocation and restoration.
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