MSE provided the grantwriting, space planning, feasibility study and site design for the Center for Rural Development. The Center for Kentucky Rural Economic Development, located in Somerset, KY, consists of approximately 89,500 square feet of gross building space. The building includes an 800 seat auditorium/theatre, a conference and exhibition center with auxiliary meeting rooms, a production studio linked to Kentucky Educational Television, and office space for various organizations involved in the economic development region. The center will also provides space for meetings, civic events, conventions, community service programs, and teleconference and training seminars for business and industry groups.