WASHINGTON, DC) – On Monday, April 25, Mayor Muriel Bowser will be joined by D.C. United for an infrastructure groundbreaking in preparation for a new soccer stadium at Buzzard Point. The $300 million state-of-the-art facility is a public-private partnership that will help revitalize a neighborhood on the banks of the Anacostia River, create quality new jobs for District residents, and strengthen a commitment to community and fan engagement.
The 20,000-seat stadium is set to be completed in fall 2018 and is expected to create nearly 900 jobs, attract one million annual new visitors per year, and spur over $1.6 billion in total economic activity.
Monday, April 25 at 11 am
Mayor Muriel Bowser
D.C. United Team Officials & Players
Charles Allen, Ward 6 Councilmember
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development
Chris Weaver, Director of General Services
Intersection of 2nd and S Streets, SW
*Closest Metro: Waterfront Metro Station*
Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].