On Tuesday, the New York Red Bulls broke ground on the stadium scheduled to be completed in 2008. So far in MLS, Columbus, the Los Angeles Galaxy, Chivas USA, FC Dallas and Chicago play their home games in soccer-specific stadiums. The Colorado Rapids and future MLS club Toronto are set to move into new soccer stadiums in 2007.
6Years of negotiation before closing the deal on construction of a soccer specific stadium for MLS in the New Jersey-New York area.
5 Number of governors involved in those negotiations.
$200 million Cost of new Red Bull Park stadium in Harrison, N.J.
$100 million Amount Red Bull and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) will contribute to the project.
$40 millionBond sale completed by Harrison and and Hudson County to finance the cleanup and the construction of a parking garage
$1 billion Total cost of redevelopment project, of which the stadium is part of, on 300 acres along Harrison's waterfront that will include 6,000 apartments and condominiums, 3.5 million square feet of office space and 1.2 million square feet of retail space.
25,000Red Bull Park capacity.
53Number of luxury suites, 12 rows from the field, Red Bull Park will have.