Tejon Indian Tribe selects the general contractor and architectural firms of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tejon
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The Tejon Indian Tribe announced Monday that it has selected companies to design and build the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tejon.
The PENTA Building Group was chosen as the general contractor, Klai Juba Wald as the reference architect and Friedmutter Group Architecture & Interior Design Studios as the design architect and interior designer, according to a press release from the tribe.
“Having built more than $ 8 billion in gaming and hospitality projects, PENTA has a proven track record of building high quality resorts,” the statement said.
From Wald and Friedmutter, the statement said, “The architecture and design team have designed some of the hospitality industry’s most beautiful and iconic projects and we look forward to working with them to realize the vision of our tribe of a complete entertainment center. ”
The proposed 300-acre casino, concert and hotel complex 14 miles south of downtown Bakersfield will be operated by the Tejon Indian Tribe and Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. It is expected to create 2,000 permanent jobs in the county.
The Tejon Indian Tribe is the only federally recognized tribe in Kern County and has 1,120 members.