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STATE OF THE STADIUM: JOE ROBBIE

     Joe Robbie is widely considered one of the finest facilities
in the NFL.  It was built in 1987 by Joe Robbie and hosted Super
Bowl XXIII in 1989.  It will also be the site of Super Bowl XXIX
on January 29th.
STADIUM: Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami, Florida
AGE: Completed in 1987.
OWNERSHIP: Privately owned by Dolphins/Marlins Owner H. Wayne Huizenga.
CAPACITY: 74,916
MANAGEMENT: Robbie Stadium Corporation
LUXURY SEATS: 216 luxury boxes, owned and operated by the Stadium Corp.
COST: $115M. Built by Robbie Stadium Corp. through private financing. Partial revenue raised through advanced sale of licensing agreement on club and executive seats.
RENOVATION: Currently undergoing a $8M renovation; new floors, cup holders, furnishings, suite carpeting.
CONCESSIONS: Fine Host - on management fee basis.
PARKING: On-sight parking for 15,000 — auxiliary lots of 6,000. $10 fee — team receives % of revenue.
ADVERTISING: Handled by Stadium Corp.— team gets % of revenue.
RENT: H. Wayne Huizenga owns the stadium outright.
LEASE: Dolphins 30-year lease expires 2017.

(Source: Robbie Stadium Corporation; rent figure from Florida Times-Union article on July 24, 1994).
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