2. BY THE NUMBERS: Red Bull Stadium
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.
6 Years 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 million Bond 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.
25,000 Red Bull Park capacity.
53 Number of luxury suites, 12 rows from the field, Red Bull Park will
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