Commercial – Amway Center, FL

Project Type

Commercial Roofing – Sports & Entertainment Arena

Project Name:

Orlando Magic Amway Center


Orlando, Florida

Project scope/size: New Modified Roof: complex commercial roofing construction consisting of 267,500 square feet of Soprema Modified Bituminous Roofing Membranes and PVC Roofing Membranes over 150 tons of roof trusses and 55,287 feet or 10.5 miles of steel roof framing and concrete decks the total length of the arena. The Roof was completed with a Fibertite color logo across the top of the dome.

The new Amway Center is a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment arena in Orlando, Florida. It currently is home to the Orlando Magic, and capable of hosting events of local, regional and national importance.

This commercial roofing project required the use of high percentages of M/WBE firms as well as detailed coordination for Owner Controlled Insurance Program and third party safety reporting and monitoring.

Project description/Challenges:
PetersenDean Roofing and Solar installed a fully adhered membrane with ¼” and ½” tapered insulation to ensure positive water flow to all roof drains. The owner required a roof system that would be guaranteed to withstand 110 mph winds by the roofing manufacturer. This required drilling the concrete and fastening the insulation every 1.25 sq. ft. to the concrete deck.

Product(s) used: Fibertite and Soprema Roofing System 20 yr NDL warranty.

GC: Hunt Construction Group