Rogers Place

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Rogers Place
Rogers Place Arena.jpg
Rogers Place in 2016
Address10220 104 Avenue NW
LocationEdmonton, Alberta
Coordinates53°32′49″N 113°29′52″W / 53.54694°N 113.49778°W / 53.54694; -113.49778Coordinates: 53°32′49″N 113°29′52″W / 53.54694°N 113.49778°W / 53.54694; -113.49778
Public transitEdmonton Transit System Light rail interchangeMetro Line MacEwan station
Bus interchange  7   110X   500X 
OwnerCity of Edmonton
OperatorOilers Entertainment Group[3]
CapacityHockey: 18,347
Basketball: 19,500
Concert: 20,734
Field size1,110,900 sq ft (103,210 m2)
SurfaceIce
Scoreboard14 m × 14 m × 11 m (46 ft × 46 ft × 36 ft)[1]
Construction
Broke groundMarch 3, 2014[2]
BuiltMarch 2014–September 2016
OpenedSeptember 8, 2016
Construction costCA$480 million
($512 million in 2016 dollars[4])
Architect360 Architecture[5]
DIALOG[6]
Manica Architecture[6]
Arndt Tkalcic Bengert[6]
Project managerICON Venue Group[9]
Structural engineerThornton Tomasetti[6]
DIALOG[7]
Services engineerM-E Engineers, Inc.[6]
General contractorPCL Construction[8]
Main contractorsPCL Construction[10]
Tenants
Edmonton Oilers (NHL) (2016–present)
Edmonton Oil Kings[11] (WHL) (2016–present)
Website
www.rogersplace.com

Rogers Place is a multi-use indoor arena in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Construction started in March 2014. The building officially opened on September 8, 2016. The arena can hold 18,500 people during hockey games and 20,734 during concerts.[12]

References[change | change source]

  1. Neufeld, Lydia (16 May 2016). "Scoreboard for new Rogers Place will be largest in the NHL". CBC/Radio-Canada. CBC News Edmonton. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  2. "Construction on Rogers Place Begins". CTV Edmonton. March 3, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  3. "Katz Group, Sports and Entertainment". Katz Group of Companies. Retrieved September 8, 2014.
  4. Inflated values automatically calculated.
  5. Staples, David (January 16, 2012). "With 360 Architecture, Edmonton's Arena Project Will Have the Right Designer". Edmonton Journal. Archived from the original on January 19, 2015. Retrieved May 17, 2013.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 "Edmonton Arena" (PDF). Thornton Tomasetti. Retrieved June 7, 2013.
  7. "Most exciting phase of downtown arena construction begins". Edmonton Journal. September 30, 2014. Retrieved February 26, 2015.
  8. "PCL Chosen to Build Downtown Arena". CBC News. April 13, 2012. Retrieved April 15, 2012.
  9. Stolte, Elise (January 16, 2012). "Downtown Arena Project Moves Forward with Project Manager and Architect Choices". Global News. Archived from the original on 2012-10-25. Retrieved January 22, 2012.
  10. "Rogers Place Hockey Arena". Government of Alberta. Government of Alberta. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  11. Jones, Terry (April 17, 2014). "With Rogers Place Plans, What You Can't See Is Just As Strong As What You Can". Edmonton Sun. Retrieved April 17, 2014.
  12. Salz, Allison (June 2, 2014). "Edmonton media get sneak peek at downtown arena construction site". Edmonton Sun. Retrieved June 2, 2014.