South Carolina's Largest Event Venue

Situated in the heart of downtown Columbia’s Entertainment District, the Colonial Life Arena, South Carolina’s largest event venue, is a first-class facility that is home to the University of South Carolina basketball, graduation ceremonies, concerts, and shows.

Compact Design

Working in concert with architectural firm, Rosser International, SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson’s Engineering Team developed a compact design that would accommodate more than 18,000 spectators.

Multi-Block Urban Revitalization

Featuring 41 Corporate suites on the main concourse level and a column-free space for non-obstructive viewing, the Colonial Life Arena is part of an overall multi-block urban revitalization campaign, designed to enhance the appearance of the Columbia region’s Historic Southeastern Vista District.

The new Colonial Life Arena is located in the heart of the Congaree Vista in Columbia, South Carolina’s growing Entertainment District.

ClientUniversity of South Carolina LocationColumbia, South Carolina Project Size342,000 square feet ServicesM/E/P, Structural, Civil Construction Administration

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