We're equally concerned about how this will impact the future of the project. The current center has been an unqualified success, so much so that the county needs to build a bigger one. The present building is 135,000 square feet, not enough to hold the demands from the student population, schools facilities manager Bill Caine says. Based on these trends, the county had plans for the new center for several years. The new building would be about 200,000 square feet and, as you would expect, updated with the latest technology.