Connected Real Estate Magazine - Vol 1 Issue 2 - 54
IN BUILDING & DAS
409 antennas and 86 remote equipment
dual-node locations. This equipment
also required a head-end equipment
room, comprising 1,400 square feet
with 3x10 ton HVAC units and 400
amp, three-phase power.
Although the inventory sheet was
expansive and the project "to-do list"
was long, American Tower had things
under control early. Since its core business is working with property owners
and wireless carriers, American Tower's
dedicated sales team was able to stay
in constant contact with carriers about
their needs. Once it was clear American Tower had the winning bid, it got
in touch with the carriers right away to
gauge their interest in the Javits Center.
Their interest was high, given the type
of property, along with the traffic an
event like Comic-Con brings.
The American Tower sales team took
the carriers' interest and charted it to
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application and design on a national
level and within the market, and the
company already had agreement templates it could use to keep the process
"We pulled out all of the stops,"
American Tower vice president of
engineering and deployment Lisa
Gascoigne said. "Having fiduciary
relationships and being able to move
quickly through engineering, design
and the contract phase were part of the
reason we were able to deliver ahead of
the Comic-Con event."
The quick turnaround time was
something American Tower could work
around; the Javits Center's features and
dimensions were another story. The size
for example-as previously mentioned,
the Javits Center is 2.1 million square
feet with 840,000 square feet of exhibition space.
Meanwhile, the Javits Center runs