03/10/2014 - Building Anchorage: Tudor Bingo Center (News)

What: The new Tudor Bingo Center is expected to be the most state-of-the-art bingo facility in Alaska. The facility will be approximately 19,000 square feet on a 2.75-acre site. A new kitchen and large customer counter area will provide enhanced access to food service options.

Tudor Bingo Center supports Special Olympics Alaska, Alaska Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Rotary Club of Anchorage East, among many other organizations. "Since its founding 20 years ago, Tudor Bingo Center has raised more than $21 million for nonprofit organizations in the Alaskan community," said Amy B. Slinker, Director of Marketing. "Once through the central entrance canopy, the modern design and a 131/2-foot high ceiling will create an inviting atmosphere ideal for efficiency as well as an entertaining gaming experience," she said.

In addition to teaming together on the new facility, Tudor Bingo Center is proud to announce a new partnership with the Sitnasuak Foundation, a private nonprofit corporation that funds scholarships to Sitnasuak shareholders and other Alaskan applicants.

Where: 1436 East Tudor Road in Anchorage

Developer: Nanuaq Development, a joint venture between Sitnasuak Native Corp. and Pfeffer Development. Sitnasuak Native Corp. is the largest of the 16 village corporations in the Bering Straits region and headquartered in Nome. Pfeffer Development is an Alaska-based commercial real estate developer.

Design/Architect: Architect: kpb architects; Structural Engineer: Reid Middleton; Electrical Engineer: EIC Engineers; Civil Engineer: Coffman Engineers; Mechanical Engineer: RSA Engineers; Geotechnical: Terra Firma

General Contractor: Criterion General, Inc.

Subcontractors: Vannoy Electric, General Mechanical Inc., Circle Plumbing, BC Excavation, Statewide Door & Glass, E/P Roofing, Inc, Accel Fire Systems, Inc., Commercial Contractors, Inc., Ron Webb Paving, Inc.

Why: The new building will provide long term space for Tudor Bingo Center. The design offers expanded features to offer a fun and friendly gaming experience for customers.

When: Groundbreaking -- August 2013.

Information compiled by Joy Guest.

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