Red Wings unveil design of new arena

DETROIT, Mich. — Construction will soon begin on a brand-new, $650 million Detroit Red Wings arena and entertainment district.

According to Fox 2 News in Detroit, the immense project is expected to generate close to $2 billion and create thousands of jobs.

Artist renderings show the state-of-the-art arena coming equipped with a glowing LED roof and walkable neighborhoods.  It will be constructed along Woodward Ave. just north of I-75.

The project is expected to create 8,300 construction and construction-related jobs, along with 1,100 permanent jobs.  Construction is set to begin this fall. The new arena is scheduled to open in summer 2017.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s