FireKeepers Casino completes 2,078 parking-space structure
March 24, 2009
BATTLE CREEK - FireKeepers Casino announced today the completion of a five-story
parking structure with 2,078 spaces. The garage is attached to the casino for
The 650,000 square feet garage was constructed with 1,463 pre-cast concrete
panels. The last pre-cast panel was signed by the Tribal Council of the
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Indians and construction workers
before it was set into place, completing the construction of the parking garage.
"The parking garage is only one visible component of FireKeepers'
commitment to a positive guest experience. It offers a clean, well lit
atmosphere and an elevator for our guest convenience and is directly connected
to the casino via a climate controlled skywalk," said R. Bruce McKee, General
Manager of the FireKeepers Casino.
"The Tribe is pleased with the progress made by our construction and design team
keeping FireKeepers Casino on schedule for a Summer 2009 opening. At this point,
60 percent of the project is complete and we will begin focusing on the interior
finishes," said Laura W. Spurr, Tribal Chair of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of
FireKeepers Casino will feature 2,500 slot machines, 90 table games, a live
poker room, and five restaurants.
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