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News & Updates from OdySea Aquarium

Get a sneak peek inside OdySea Aquarium AZ Central – July 21st. Penguins, otters, sea lions and more than 500 other species of marine life will soon find a home in the Arizona desert as the OdySea Aquarium prepares to open in September along Loop 101 near Scottsdale.The 2 million-gallon aquarium, which will cost more than $100 million, will be among the largest in the nation, surpassing major aquariums… Read more »
We’re making ocean water! Sneak peek at OdySea Aquarium SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) – Two million gallons of water and 200 tons of salt is all for over 10,000 sea animals that will be living in Odysea’s 200,000-square feet of space. For more than a year, construction workers have been building the aquarium’s bones, while Dave Peranteau focuses on all of the creatures he’s about to… Read more »
Native American influence courses through OdySea Aquarium By Marissa Johnson, Reporter at the Scottsdale Chronicle. April 23, 2016 OdySea opens this summer and its design has more than meets the eye The OdySea Aquarium has been the talk of the Valley for almost a year now. Doors should be ready to open this July and the aquarium is on the fast track… Read more »
New aquarium under construction Original story posted February 29 by the FOX 10 Staff at KSAZ There’s a lot of buzz in the valley about a new Aquarium that is under construction near the 101 and Via de Ventura. The general manager of the OdySea aquarium is part of a whole 30-acre development. It’s about 200,000 square feet with more… Read more »
Team Embraces Tech To Build Circular Aquarium Designing and constructing the OdySea in the Desert aquarium—a circular structure formed by cast-in-place concrete and tilt-up panels—spurred the project team to elevate its use of construction technology.
OdySea construction quickly progressing in Scottsdale Drivers on the Loop 101 freeway may have noticed the major construction occurring off of the Via de Ventura exit in Scottsdale. Most recently, the development of OdySea Aquarium has included the erection of the building’s massive 60 ft. walls. Construction is progressing quickly to meet the grand opening, planned for July 2016. McCarthy Building… Read more »
By Enrique Sarmiento | Phoenix Business Journal Facility owners are increasingly favoring the use of design coordination services, particularly when a project has highly complex systems such as the OdySea Aquarium, a new world-class attraction being built in Scottsdale, Arizona. Virtual design and construction (VDC) enables successful preconstruction and construction planning efforts by providing for… Read more »
Desert Disneys Original post taken from the Phoenix Magazine | By Jimmy Magahern   But aside from our camera and a couple of confused joggers passing by, there is no audience for PALican today. There is no theme park yet. What there is, is a man with a big dream, a grand plan he’s been trying to realize for more… Read more »
Construction begins on OdySea Aquarium Beth Duckett, The Republic | azcentral.comes Hammerhead sharks, a martini-shaped aquarium and animatronic sea captains are just some of the wonders visitors can expect at the OdySea Aquarium, opening July 2016 on the Salt River Reservation. Groundbreaking occurred earlier this month on the three-story, 200,000-square-foot aquarium, ushering in a new wave of construction for the… Read more »
OdySea will break ground March 5 McCarthy Building Companies will break ground at 5 p.m. March 5, 2015, on the OdySea Aquarium, which will be located adjacent to Butterfly Wonderland in Scottsdale. The groundbreaking celebration has been organized by OdySea founders Amram Knishinsky, Ph.D., and Martin Pollack and also involves the facility designer Deutsch Architecture Group. Poised to be one of… Read more »