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Development: Costs & Financing

Development Costs and Financing
All phases of The Moscone Center's development were financed by a combination of the proceeds from the sale of revenue bonds and accumulated hotel tax plus earnings on bond proceeds. The bonds were issued by the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency from whom the City leases the facilities. Lease payments drawn from the hotel tax fund are used to pay off the bonds. Project management for all development phases has been provided by the City and County of San Francisco, Department of Public Works.

Construction Cost
Moscone South: $126 million
Esplanade Ballroom: $66.8 million
Moscone North: $137.4 million
Moscone West: $187 million

Design and Construction
Architects of Record
Moscone South: Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, Inc.
Moscone North and Esplanade: Gensler/DMJM Associate Architects
Moscone West: Gensler/Michael Willis/Kwan Henmi, JV

General Contractor
Moscone South: Perini Construction
Moscone North: Tutor Saliba/Perini, JV
Esplanade Ballroom: S.J. Amoroso/Apersey, JV
Moscone West: Hunt Construction Group, Inc.

Convention Center Management:
Privately managed by SMG; Contract administration by the Convention Facilities Management Department, City and County of San Francisco.

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