We are an enthusiastic new company formed by 

“quiet achievers”. We have demonstrated our 

capabilities with deeds, not words.

Arts & Culture Projects
Epcot Center                                                               American Museum of Natural History                                                                         Animal Kingdom 

Disney's The Animal Kingdom
Orlando, FL
Opened in April of 1998, Animal Kingdom is a 400 acre facility split up into six areas of entertainment, exhibits, rides, restaurants and retail shops. 

Project: Animal Kingdom
Cost: $1.3 Billion
Contract: Owner's Rep Services
Responsibility:  Contract Manager
Company: Tishman Construction Corp.
Client: Walt Disney World Co.

Project Scope:

Champion served as VP and Territory Manager for the Disney account, provided and managed a team of 28 CM services personnel that included project managers, superintendents, inspectors, estimators, cost control, project engineers, and admin support to the WDW Imagineering on site staff. The fast track project was broken into multiple general contracts by area. This approach used to deliver the EPCOT Center with a repeated on time on budget delivery. The areas developed included: 

  • Camp Minnie-Mickey, features the Festival of the Lion King and Disney main character - a guest interaction area 

  • Discovery Island, home of the Safari Village centerpiece Tree of Life as well as the 3-D animation theater and It's tough to be a Bug Show

  • Kilimanjaro Safari through a large open plain in a vehicle and pass by African animals running free

  • Planet Watch, includes the Wildlife Express train that runs "back-of-house" to see animal facilities, vet areas, the nursery for newborn animals, food prep areas and interaction areas for contact with some animals

  • Asia, Aviary bird show, Kali River rapids ride, and the Maharajah Jungle journey to see animals in the wild

  • Dinoland USA, 12-passenger vehicle ride that transports the guests back to prehistoric settings, complete with animatronic dinosaurs