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City of Newark Civic Center

Project overview

Vanir provided project and construction management services for the City of Newark Civic Center project. This technologically-advanced complex is LEED Silver certified and includes:

  • David W. Smith City Hall: Two stories, 25,638 square feet and includes council chambers and administrative offices
  • Newark Police Department Building: Single story, 23,987 square feet and includes emergency dispatch center, training facility and forensic laboratory
  • Alan L. Nagy Library: Two stories, 24,580 square feet and includes a large community area, seminar rooms, maker and story-telling spaces and state-of-the-art book drop return and conveyor system
  • Public Plaza: Bay-Friendly certified community event space with sustainable landscaping
  • Parking Lots: 130,300 square feet of public parking, including 10 EVC stations, bio-retention swales and Bay-Friendly landscaping; and secure police parking lot with 76 stalls, housing an 85-foot tower with the East Bay Regional Communication System Authority antennas that are essential to the police dispatch center

Vanir’s participation in managing the construction was invaluable and a significant part of completing a very successful project. This project came in on time and under budget.

– Ray Collier, City Architect, City of Newark
Newark, California
City of Newark

Design-Build Architect: Perkins&Will


Design-Build Contractor: Webcor Builders

Square Footage
84,130 SF
Construction Cost
$75.2 Million
Start Date
Completion Date