Commercial Rental
For-profit Organizations

Koger Center for the Arts


A. Single Performance

Twelve percent (12%) of gross ticket sales (after taxes) or $1,700.00 per day, whichever is greater, up to a maximum of $3,000.00. The rental includes needed dressing rooms, but no other building spaces are included. No labour is included in the rental fee and all staff labour will be billed as used. Overtime, at the rate of time and a half, is charged when staff work more than eight hours in any one day. This charge applies to both part-time and full-time staff.

B. Multiple Performances

Ten percent (10%) of the gross ticket sales (after taxes) or $1,700.00 per day, whichever is greater, up to a maximum of $3,500.00 per performance. The rental rate includes needed dressing rooms, but no other building spaces are included. No labour is included in the rental fee and all staff labour will be billed as used. Overtime, at the rate of time and a half, is charged when staff work more than eight hours in any one day. This charge applies to both part-time and full-time staff.

Deposits.

A non-refundable deposit of one days base rental amount, $1700.00, will be charged.


Labour Charges

Box Office.

Four percent (4%) of gross ticket sales (after taxes) up to a maximum of $3,000.00 per performance.

The South Carolina State Admissions Tax of 5% will be deducted prior to settlement.

Lessee is responsible for 3.5% credit card fees related to ticket sales.


Out of Pocket Charges.

Lessee will be assessed all charges for labour, equipment, etc. associated with the set-up, tear-down, and running of the event. The rates for these expenses will be included on a schedule attached to the contract.

Novelty Items, Books, Tapes, clothing etc.

The University of South Carolina has awarded Center Plate, Inc. the exclusive right to manage the sale of food products and merchandise at the Koger Center. Lessee shall notify the Koger Center Event Manager if it desires to have food products or merchandise sold at its event. The Event Manager will make the necessary arrangements with Center Plate.

The sale of concessions in the Koger Center will be the sole responsibility of Center Plate, Inc. Center Plate, Inc. specifically reserves the right to any and all concessions, including but not limited to the, sale of confections, beverages, food, programs, souvenirs, novelties, and clothing.

Catering

The University of South Carolina has awarded Center Plate the exclusive right to manage the sale of food products and merchandise at the Koger Center. However, with approval in writing from Center Plate, visiting companies may use a caterer of their choicefood and beverage for banquets, dinners, receptions, etc. Such services must provided by a responsible, licensed and insured caterer and the Lessee is responsible for acquiring all necessary liquor, beer, and wine permits from the South Carolina ABC board if alcohol is to be sold. A licenced and insured caterer is required to serve alcohol at all times.

Advertising.

The Koger Center operates an in-house advertising agency that is available to assist clients with advertising in the South Carolina market. The agency will place all ,or part, of a buy for a client with the understanding that the agency keeps all commissions and/or discounts on advertising placed at gross rates. A fifteen percent (15%) agency fee is assessed the client upon advertising placed at local, non-commissionable rates. Advertising bills are usually paid at settlement with other building charges, but the agency reserves the right to require full or partial payment in advance.

Minimum Insurance Requirements.

The building user is required to provide an acceptable certificate of insurance under a public liability policy in which the Koger Center is named as an additional insured. The minimum policy limits required are:

$1,000,000 for injuries, including death sustained by one person.
$1,000,000 for injuries, including death sustained by two or more persons.
$250,000 for property damage.

Contract.

Upon agreement to proceed, a formal contract will be executed. The contract will confirm all of the above plus specific legal obligations including insurance.

Building Operations Policies


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