Banc of California Signs Deal With LAFC Vikings Building Glass-Walled Bar Outside Stadium Red Wings' Arena To Have Outdoor Plaza Real Salt Lake Breaks Ground On $50M Facility TiqIQ Rebrands As TicketIQ Houston Considering Basketball Arena Name Change Oklahoma Stadium Project On Schedule Phillies' Galvis Calls For More Safety Netting Tax Hikes Enough For Chargers' Stadium? Facility Notes
FROZEN TUNDRA, NEXT EXIT; LIONS BITE INTO TICKET COSTS
Published April 21, 1995
The Packers, who will play all games at Green Bay's Lambeau Field next year, have had a 96% renewal rate from ticket-holders for those games formerly played at Milwaukee County Stadium. The team expected only a 75% rate from those Milwaukee fans, many of whom face a long drive to Green Bay. The team is currently adding 90 more luxury boxes and a new, 46-seat auxiliary press box as part of a $8M Lambeau renovation. The waiting list for Packer season tickets is now 19,000 (Mike O'Hara, DETROIT NEWS, 4/21). LIONS WANT MORE TO ROAR: The Lions plan to reduce prices on about 5,000 tickets in the upper level of the Silverdome from $30 to around $20. The team will also keep end zone bleacher seats priced at $12.50. Lions Vice Chair Bill Ford Jr. said the team, locked into their lease until 2004, is limited in what they can do "regarding ticket prices and 'fan-friendly' improvements." Ford: "We're going to take a look at the whole approach to tickets, with the goal of getting as close to a sellout as we can every week" (Mike O'Hara, DETROIT NEWS, 4/21).