Javits Center Expansion

New York, New York, United States

Lendlease provided design-build services, in joint venture with Turner Construction, for the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (Javits Center) Expansion. The expansion enlarged the Javits Center by 1.2 million square feet. Image Credit: ©Albert Vecerka/Esto

Javits Center Expansion

Client
Empire State Development
Location
New York, New York, United States
Completion
2021
Area
1.2 million square feet
Assignments
Design Build
Architect
tvsdesign

Project outcome

Key elements and sustainable features of the expansion include:

  • 90,000 square feet of permanent exhibit space, to be combined with current exhibit space, to create an approximately 500,000-square-foot exhibition hall
  • 45,000 square feet of meeting room space
  • A 55,000 square-foot ballroom, the largest of its kind in New York region
  • A green roof terrace and pavilion accommodating 1,500 people for outdoor events
  • 27 new loading docks
  • Added kitchen and food service area
  • Back-of-House and administrative space

The project achieved LEED-NC Gold certification.