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AEG, MGM Choose Populous To Design New Arena In Las Vegas
Published June 18, 2013
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The 20,000-seat arena is scheduled to break ground in the summer of '14 and open in the spring of '16. The site, between the New York-New York and Monte Carlo resorts, just off the Vegas Strip, is the centerpiece of a redevelopment by MGM, owner of those two properties. There is no proposed major league tenant for the arena, but it will be designed to NBA and NHL standards, similar to Sprint Center in K.C., Romani said.