Where are some of the newest football stadiums in the United States being built?

As the popularity of the “world game” continues to grow in North America, it’s no wonder there has been a boom in stadium construction in recent years. Join us to discover the most recent of them.

Miami Freedom Park – InterMiami FC

First, we have the new home of by David Beckham Inter Miami CF A relatively new team to MLS following expansion, Inter used private funding to build both a $60 million, 18,000 seat stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as well as its future stadium in Miami. While the two Inter Miami CF the stadiums are more or less complete, there is still a lot of work on the training facilities as well as the commercial areas for supporters and residents, because as part of a larger, billion-dollar sport-focused project. There will also be a hotel and residential area built on 131 acres of land that has been leased by the City of Miami to the franchise. The stadium is expected to have a capacity of 25,000.

Centene Stadium – St. Louis City SC

Yet another expansion team – the 29th team in MLS to be exact – SC of the city of Saint-Louis new house will bear the name of centene – the multinational healthcare company – after negotiating a 15-year naming rights partnership. Due to open later this summer, the stadium will have a capacity of 22,500, with all seats located within 120 feet of the field. Additionally, there will be a safe standing section of over 3,000 people for fans who cannot stay in their seats. There will also be practice facilities and team headquarters located nearby in the same urban area of ​​downtown St. Louis’ West Quarter.

GEODIS Park – Nashville SC

But Nashville SC opened the doors to their new stadium on the first of this month it makes our list as it is now the largest stadium dedicated to football on the North American continent with a certain 30,000 seats available to fans as well as a 65ft wide lobby and safe standing area. Built in the heart of the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood of Nashville, the stadium features a 360 degree canopy and more importantly, a short distance between the seats and the field with only 150 feet of space marked.

Railyards Stadium – Republic of Sacramento FC

Sacramento Republic FC played in the USL since 2014, however, they are now expected to arrive in MLS in 2022 and with that one can imagine a new stadium is a must. Indeed, the franchise recently announced its vision for its new home to be built in the area surrounding the Sacramento train stations. The idea is to convert the long-abandoned space into a 240-acre sports and commercial area that will include entertainment venues, the stadium and residential areas. With an estimated cost of $226 million, the stadium is expected to have a capacity of between 12,000 and 15,000 with a “future-proof plan” that would see expansion take it to 20,000.

Milwaukee Football Stadium Project

Although it will likely house the USL Milwaukee team, it is worth mentioning due to the size and scale of the planned project. Scheduled to open in 2024, the 8,000-capacity stadium will actually be the centerpiece of a large-scale development that will include an indoor concert hall, full-service hotel, multi-family residential accommodation, retail and of course food and drink venues. . “Milwaukee is one of the great sports cities in the United States, and we are excited to bring professional outdoor football to the community,” said Jim Kacmarcik, Chairman and CEO of Kacmarcik Enterprises and principal owner of Forward Madison FC, Madison’s USL League One franchise.

Kansas City Current Stadium – KC Current

Like the project mentioned above in Milwaukee, the development of the KC current is another one that is outside of MLS, however, he is definitely worth mentioning as he will be the first facility specifically designed to house an NWSL team. With a price tag set at around $117 million, the owners of Current KC are set on increasing the originally planned capacity from 11,000 up to 11,500. Scheduled to open in 2024, the stadium will be a fitting addition to a sporting landscape that already boasts the likes of the Kansas City Royals and the famous Kansas City Chiefs.

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