American Airlines Arena


The HEAT Group

General Contractor

Morse Diesel International Inc.
Odebrecht Construction Inc.




Fraga Engineers

Exterior view of the American Airlines Arena

Value Delivered

For this high-visibility arena project, Dynalectric Company (Florida) provided value-engineering recommendations to help lower project costs. Onsite, we provided field engineering services and coordinated over 140 field and office employees. To help keep the project on-track with its demanding schedule, our team met with subcontractors, architects, engineers, and owner representatives several times a week.

Client Objectives

The client sought to build an arena that would be home of the Miami HEAT and a world-class entertainment venue.

Scope of Services

We designed and installed a number of systems for the arena, including:

  • Building management
  • Electrical
  • Fire alarm
  • Paging
  • Security
  • Telecommunication

Client Background 

The American Airlines Arena is a 1,425,800-square-foot sports and entertainment arena in Miami, Florida.