LAS VEGAS – WTD Development & Construction (WTD), a full-service general construction and real estate company, has been appointed as general contractor for the Roberts Communications Network Operations Center, a 10-acre technology campus being built in Henderson, Nevada at 4075 Volunteer Blvd., south of M Resort Spa Casino.
The Roberts Communication Network Operation Center Satellite Antenna Field is a $10 million project on 1.7 acres of land. It includes 22 parabolic antennas with eight antennas, including four 7.6-meter satellite antennas used in global broadcast applications and high-density data, voice and communications networks, and four 9.3-meter satellite antennas providing performance exceptional for transmission and reception. The antenna field can extend to accommodate antennas up to 10 meters and it holds a utility company zoning designation.
Phase 2 of the campus is the Network Operations Center (NOC), a sloped-wall building offering 58,000 square feet of space. It houses a technical room with 96 equipment racks; a network operations center with a 60-monitor video wall and eight main control rooms; a printing shop; warehouse storage; and loading dock. Worth approximately $20 million, construction of the building envelope is complete and tenant improvements are approximately 95% complete.
Roberts Communications Network is the leading provider of communications services to the pari-mutuel betting industry. It has been supplying the pari-mutuel betting industry since 1984 and was a pioneer in creating simulcasting for the racing industry. His services have helped fuel the explosive growth of simulcast racing. Diversified over the past several years, Roberts now serves many industries, with a variety of satellite and terrestrial communications services on numerous technology platforms.
“We were thrilled to partner with Roberts through the design and construction of the first two phases of this project, creating a new technology facility that brings evolving technologies to Southern Nevada,” said William Plise, Director of WTD.
About WTD Development and Construction
Founded in 2005, WTD Development & Construction is a full-service general real estate and construction company that has built over 2 million square feet of prime commercial real estate assets in Southern Nevada. The company, led by Nicholas Jacobitz and longtime property developer William Plise, focuses on land acquisition and development, site construction, design-build and tenant improvements. WTD Development & Construction prides itself on building projects based on strong relationships, uncompromising principles, expertise, determination and value for its clients. For more information, visit www.wtddevelopment.com.