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STATE OF THE STADIUMS: THE MEADOWLANDS
Published October 12, 1994
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY has compiled information on the NFL's stadiums and continues an occasional series of stadium profiles today with Giants Stadium. STADIUM: Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J. AGE: Completed in 1976. Opening game October 10, 1976, Giants v. Dallas. CAPACITY: 77,716 for the Jets; 78,136 for the Giants LUXURY BOXES: 72 -- Controlled by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. OWNERSHIP: State of New Jersey MANAGEMENT: New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority COST: $10 million paid for by public bonds. ADVERTISING: Handled by Exposition Authority. Annual revenue of $7M. Giants/Jets get undisclosed percentage. CONCESSIONS: Harry M. Stevens. Authority gets 35%, with undisclosed percentage for Giants/Jets. PARKING: 24,500 spots at $6 a car. Revenue is split 50/50 with the Giants -- Jets not available. RENT: Not disclosed for Giants or Jets. LEASE: Giants 2012, Jets 2008 with 10-year option. (Sources: Bill Squires/Exposition Authority, Rusty Hawley/Giants)