PROJECT DESCRIPTION

An iconic centerpiece of Amazon's urban campus, The Spheres offer employees an escape from their typical office environment to think and work differently within a plant rich environment. Seneca Group provided development management services for the planning, design, and construction of The Spheres, the largest up to 130-ft in diameter, housing over 400 species of trees and plants from all over the world. With over 55,000 sqft of flexible amenity, retail, and meeting area over 5 stories, The Spheres will accommodate more than 800 people at a time.

CLIENT
  • Amazon
PROJECT SIZE
  • 60,000 SF
COMPLETION DATE
  • 2018
SCOPE OF WORK
  • Site selection
  • Due diligence
  • Entitlements – Planned Community Development (PCD), Alley Vacation and Master Use Permit (MUP)
  • Permits and approvals
  • Architect, contractor and other consultant selection and management
  • Design and construction management
  • Scheduling
  • Budget and cost control
  • Furniture, fixtures and equipment coordination
  • Retail coordination
  • Support of transition to operations
TEAM
  • Seneca Group - Development Manager
  • Sellen Construction - General Manager
  • NBBJ - Architect