Client: Wharton-Smith, Inc. Owner: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Description: This project consisted of a new 9,630-square-foot fellowship hall that includes meeting rooms, storage and a café, as well as a 13,205-square-foot gymnasium with athletic floors, bleacher seating, a full size basketball court, two practice courts, two volleyball courts, restrooms and coaches offices.
Client: Willis Smith Construction Owner: Bayside Community Church Description: This project consisted of a 73,000 square foot addition to their existing facility in Lakewood Ranch. The congregation had outgrown the existing building which opened in 2010 and they conduct five weekly services with over 5,000 total attendees each weekend. The added facilities includes a 2,500 seat sanctuary with stadium seating, 10 additional classrooms for the children’s ministry along with a Lagoon area and a large foyer gathering area. The sanctuary not only increased capacity, but is a state of the art performing arts hall including audio-visual, lighting, catwalk/tension grid system, capacity for special event lighting and sound, and a 39 foot ceiling height to truly provide an extraordinary experience.