Our Turnkey Project Approach

THE EXPERTISE YOU NEED EVERY STEP OF THE WAY

ICM’s divisions work under one roof to provide clients with a true “Turnkey Project Approach.” ICM is capable of taking a project over from the very beginning stages of concept design, all the way through construction and facility operations.

Design and Engineering

Whale and Shark Aquarium

North City Whale Shark Aquarium

Idea Creation

Each project is a collaborative exploration with our clients, seeking innovative design solutions. We embrace a wide range of influences in our approach, finding inspiration in the details of your history, geography, and culture.

We then morph this inspiration into a one-of-a-kind experience. Our goal is to imagine new possibilities for human interaction and experience.

Using our proven approach and an over-whelming desire to push the limits, our talented designers and engineers create unique destinations that defy expectations. ICM’s experienced development team works with investors, planners, architects, developers, and municipalities to synthesize a realistic vision for all stakeholders.

North City Whale Shark Aquarium

Schematic Design & Development

Building an innovative destination begins with a vision. Clients come to us seeking design solutions for their ideas – whether an iconic aquarium for a retail enterprise or a city’s new oceanarium, ICM’s network of world-class architects, engineers, and graphic designers will push the boundaries of creativity and imagination to create an unparalleled visitor experience.

ICM’s schematic designs bring client’s ideas to life and help visualize what is possible. Let us design your next project.

TPS Aquarium

Specialty Engineering

Our construction drawings are more than just blueprints, they detail every step of the building process – from cost estimating to energy consumption.

Our specialty engineering services foster sound and efficient aquariums. We use the latest technologies, such as BIM modeling, from inception to completion to ensure every step is accounted for.

Construction

Aquarium Designers

Acquario Ceara

Pre-Construction

Building themed and attraction based projects from design to completion is a unique industry that requires a highly skilled team. With a wide variety of past projects, our team has solidified itself as the industry leader in construction management.

Combined with the expertise of our Design & Engineering division, ICM’s team of well-established construction experts completes state-of-the-art projects for high profile clients around the world.

TPS Aquarium

Procurement

Our established relationships with the globe’s leading manufacturing and supplier firms allows us to source high-quality, competitively priced materials during the procurement process. Our focus is on utilizing the best techniques possible to ensure projects flow seamlessly through the construction and installation stages.

ICM’s turnkey approach allows us to build aquariums and themed attractions that leverage resources efficiently and reduce operational costs, which result in highly effective outcomes.

AquaDom

Site Works

ICM construction is the leading expert in the coordination and execution of on-site and prefabricated techniques coupled with proven international sourcing and logistics.

ICM’s on-site protocol results in successful projects commonly deemed impossible. We understand the rigorous requirements to complete construction within budget, on time, and built to the highest global standards.

Operations and Development

aquatic animal sourcing

Animal Sourcing

Where we choose to procure the inhabitants within our
projects is an important decision. Our team always practices sustainable collection, using an alliance of only the best and most secure partners. We have a network that spans the globe, ensuring our clients get the best.

ICM preplans every step of the way to ensure the collection, holding, shipping, customs clearance and final transport are
all smooth — and our on-site protocol is some of the strictest in
the industry.

Avia Park

Commissioning

With over 40 years of experience, our diverse team of back of house experts, including: aquarists, curators, biologists, and aquarium managers have developed the ability to maintain top quality facilities and provide our animals with care that is second to none.

AquaMundo

Branding and Commercialization

Once you have an aquarium or themed attraction, driving attendance and revenue is key. ICM’s marketing and branding efforts can assist in the design and establishment of the brand — including naming and logo design — advertising, merchandising, online communications, sales operations, event sales, and corporate partnerships.

With a proven track record for assessing and leveraging audience insight to drive brand awareness and experience, we understand the needs of marketing and merchandising a world-class venue.