Hermanson competitively bid and completed mechanical construction for this new, 154,000 s.f. sports arena built to provide a new home for the Seattle Thunderbirds Hockey team. Multi-use facility with seating capacity of 6,100 including a 6,500-seat ice arena for Thunderbird home games. Retractable seating to provide additional space for concerts, basketball, shows and other events. Luxury suites and food services facilities are also included. The Showare Center is the first sports and entertainment facility in North American to be designed and constructed to LEED Gold standards and was awarded Gold Certification shortly after its completion.