Keystone Centre Awards Westoba Place Seat Replacement Project to Jacobson Commercial Ltd.

March 15, 2024 | Community News

The Keystone Centre is pleased to announce that the Westoba Place seat replacement project has been awarded to Jacobson Commercial Ltd. This ambitious project includes the removal and selective demolition of the existing seats, installation of new seats throughout the arena bowl, construction of mini-loge boxes, and installation of adjustable and standard drink rails, and media platforms all designed to significantly enhance the fan experience at Westoba Place.

“We are excited to partner with Jacobson Commercial on this important project that will bring a new level of comfort and luxury to Westoba Place,” said Connie Lawrence, CEO & General Manager of the Keystone Centre. “Their expertise and dedication to quality work give us confidence that the end result will exceed expectations.”

Funding for the project was secured through the Arts, Culture and Sport in Community Grant from the Province of Manitoba, announced in March of 2023.

“We’re thrilled about the upcoming enhancements to Westoba Place,” shared Jared Jacobson, Owner and Governor of the Brandon Wheat Kings. “This project represents a major investment in the fan experience, ensuring Westoba Place continues to be a premier venue for sports and entertainment. The Brandon Wheat Kings are proud to call Westoba Place home, and can’t wait to for our fans to experience a new level of enjoyment and comfort.”

The project was awarded following an open and competitive bidding process managed by TBD Architecture who also handled project design. Three bids were received with Jacobson Commercial’s being the most competitive at $2,037,819.

“Being chosen for the Westoba Place seat replacement project is a great honor for Jacobson Commercial,” adds Jordan Funk, General Manager of Jacobson Commercial. “We’re dedicated to delivering a high-quality project that will surpass the Keystone Centre’s and its visitors’ expectations. This initiative is about more than just new seats; it’s about enhancing the overall experience for every attendee. We’re excited to apply our expertise and passion for excellence to this project, contributing positively to the legacy of Westoba Place.”

Construction is scheduled to commence in May 2024, marking the beginning of a new chapter for Westoba Place, aimed at enhancing the fan experience of Westman residents and all who visit the Keystone Centre for its many events.

About the Keystone Centre

The mandate of the Keystone Centre is to enhance the lives of Westman residents through providing a safe, family-friendly, multi-functional, full-service facility for use in a wide range of events, meetings, entertainment, agricultural and recreational activities throughout all seasons, accessible to everyone in the community.
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About Jacobson Commercial

Jacobson Commercial specializes in construction and retrofitting services as a comprehensive general contractor and is equipped to manage an array of projects, spanning both residential and commercial sectors. Lead by a dynamic team of professionals including drafters, engineers, estimators, interior design experts, and project managers, Jacobson Commercial takes pride in its unwavering commitment to delivering unmatched value and a superior service experience. Jacobson Commercial stives to forge enduring relationships with its clients, business affiliates, and staff, fostering a culture of innovation, creativity, and continual growth.

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