Our Capital Fundraiser
The Columbus Civic Theater's capital fundraiser seeks to raise funds for our move to another location in our home of Clintonville. The board of directors have there sights on two locations, pending lease negoiations. The costs of renovating the space is steep. We have listing costs of our renovation below.
The "perfect" location must have ample parking, a large electrical service, a high roof, two bathrooms, and some singage opportunities. But none of this includes the renovation "change of use" for a place of assembly, nor the grid structure from which the lights hang.
|Renovation Goal||Details/Explanation||Est. Cost||Depreciation Length|
|New HVAC System||HVAC units must be located outside a place of assembly.||$31,400||10 - 20 years|
|Installation of Grid||The grid is where the lighting instruments are hung.||$9,800||20 - 30 years||Renovation to Meet ADA||The American with Disabilities Act has requirements most older buildings do not have.||$24,500||40 - 50 years|
|Renovation to Building Code||As well as, and more importantly, the Fire Code.||$11,000||Life of the building|
|Auditorium installation, seating, carpet, curtains||All of which must flame retardant.||$12,500||10 - 15 years|