The Freelon Group served as Design Architect, along with Design
and Record Architect Ellerbe Becket and Associate Architect Odell for the new Time
Warner Cable Arena in Downtown Charlotte, home of the city’s new NBA team - the
Charlotte Bobcats. The arena serves as a venue for sporting events,
concerts, and community festivals. The 800,000 square feet 18,500-seat
arena includes a practice facility, three outdoor terraces, two restaurants,
and a sports bar, luxury suites and corporate office space.
Freelon’s scope of work included NBA and WNBA Team Locker Rooms, Practice
Court, Team Store and the courtside restaurant and lounge. Other areas included
the Box Office, Bobcats corporate and administrative offices, VIP Lobbies and
Lounge and the Charlotte Region Visitors Authority corporate office spaces.