MAPS 3 Convention Center more than half-way complete

Published Thursday, September 26, 2019
by Molly Fleming

With less than a year until scheduled completion, construction on the $168-million MAPS 3 Convention Center is making significant strides. One of the most noticeable changes is there are no longer large cranes on the site, so all the steel has been put into place, said Kevin Koch, senior associate with Populous architecture firm. Populous worked with Oklahoma City-based GSB, Inc. on the center's design. ADG, Inc. manages all the MAPS 3 construction projects.

The Downtown Convention Center is about 65 percent complete, said David Todd, the city's program manager for the Metropolitan Area Projects. Construction of the building is scheduled to be finished mid-to-late September, 2020.

The biggest undertaking on the site this week has been pouring the 8-inch thick concrete floor for the first-level 200,000-square-foot exhibit hall. Koch said the concrete pouring starts at midnight and continues until the mid-morning.

Read the story on

Visit our affiliate sites

Shop Oklahoma City Thanks to Scissortail Park, a whole new wave of development is in the works in OKC. Restaurants, retail, housing--anything is possible.
Shop Oklahoma City The MAPS 3 convention center is more than halfway done--in fact, if things continue to go smoothly, it's estimated to be done in September 2020.
Shop Oklahoma City We all have 2020 vision about what OKC could look like next year thanks to this great flyover video about all the cool developments happening around town.
@okcretail Scissortail Park's grand opening was a massive success that attracted thousands of people--including plenty from out of town! “This is going to be a place we can all enjoy. I can’t wait until they finish the rest of it.”
@okcretail Have you seen Scissortail Park's restaurant and bar, Social Capital? It was originally a transmission shop! You can learn more about its full story on #VeloCityOKC
@okcretail In July, OKC's unemployment rate when down to 3.1%--that's 0.1% lower than the statewide rate, and 0.6% below the national average.
Welcome to OKC | Property Search | Success Stories | Districts - Regional | Districts - Neighborhood | News
maps | about us | contact us | sitemap