Seattle Center Arena
The new Seattle Center Arena is the largest private investment in Pacific Northwest sports and entertainment history. When complete, the arena’s interior will expand to 750,000 square feet and will have a 17,400-person capacity for hockey and a 18,600-person capacity for basketball. When open in 2021, the arena will be home to the WNBA Seattle Storm, Seattle University as well as the 32nd franchise of the National Hockey League. It will host more than 140 events per year, with a goal of becoming one of the top 10 music venues in the country.
The groundbreaking ceremony was held on December 5, 2018 at the west plaza of the arena. The arena is expected to cost between $800 and $850 million and is being paid for by private funding.
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For additional information, visit www.newarenaatseattlecenter.com