Casino M8trix

San Jose, California

Casino M8trix is San Jose’s spectacular new luxury card room.

Howell Electric was selected to provide pre-construction services, electrical engineering, electrical construction, fire alarm systems, high-rise smoke control systems, data systems, and security wiring for the 8-story 98,000 sf Casino.

This facility features: 35,000 sf main casino floor with 28’ open ceilings and decorative LED color kinetic lighting throughout, 8,200 sf high limit card room, three restaurants, 5,500 sf sports bar, 25,000 sf back-of-house support areas including large server room, state-of-the-art central security control room, conference rooms, office areas, secure bank and chip cages, 122 flat screen TV’s throughout, 8-story 40,000 sf high-rise tower with 6 high limit card suites, karaoke rooms, large meeting/conference area, and executive offices.

The electrical systems consist of 2,500 Amp 480 Volt electrical service, 500 KW generator serving 3 separate emergency power systems, emergency high-rise fire pump controller, 120 KW UPS for the server room and all security systems, color blast power core high performance LED lights are used throughout the project to wash the exterior walls, the tower crown, and the Porte Cochére with vibrant color changing light.  All lighting systems are connected through a fiber optic network that allows complete coordination of all building light levels and colors. 4,200′ of under slab walker duct was used to provide power and communications to the 60 card tables in the open areas.

The high-rise fire alarm system features floor by floor air pressurization and smoke exhaust capabilities, audible/visual alarm notification, and a voice evacuation system.

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Project Details

  • Architect
    Arch Tech
  • Construction Manager
    TransGlobal Electrical
  • Engineer
    Howell Electric
  • Construction
    $28,900,000.00
  • Electrical
    $3,618,000.00


Special Features

  • Design-build 98,000 sf 8-story High-rise Casino
  • Installation of $3,000,000.00 of Owner Furnished Lighting Systems
  • High-rise Fire Alarm with Smoke Control System

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