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Music City Center

Convention Center and Parking Garage

Nashville, TN

ICT provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design, energy modeling, LEED compliance, analysis and credit documentation, and construction administration for a new 1,200,000 SF convention center and 900,000 SF underground parking garage for the City of Nashville, TN. The project was awarded LEED® NC Gold Certification.


  • 200KW solar panel array on the rooftop of the Grand Ballroom, tying into building’s electrical system
  • 350,000 SF exhibit hall acoustically designed to double as a concert hall
  • 50 meeting rooms
  • 55,000 SF ballroom and 20,000 SF junior ballroom
  • 36 loading docks
  • Grey water system utilizing rain water harvesting and condensate storage will reduce water use by 40%
  • Central steam and chilled water from downtown district energy system
  • Integrated smoke EVAC design of exhibit hall, ballroom and concourse utilizing HVAC system
  • Approximately 800 ft access tunnel below center to access underground supply docks and Bridgestone Arena loading dock
  • 6th Ave passes through middle of site and building


1,200,000 SF


Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency, Nashville, TN


TVS Design


LEED NC Gold Best Projects - 2013 - Engineering News Record Southeast




Convention Center