Bayern Could Rejoin Arena Project Channel 9 Sports Reporters Pay Gap Brisbane 2028 Gets Continued Backing Nantes Letting Fans Vote On Seats Networks Cashing In On Finals Real Madrid Installed Daktronics Displays De Silvestro 'Key' To Driver Changes Footballers Launch Salary Plan FFA Agrees 'In Principal' To Changes Date Of Atlético's Move Not Guaranteed
Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).
SBD Global/July 18, 2014/Facilities
New Stadium In Perth To Cost $806M, Half Of Funding To Come From Taxpayers
Published July 18, 2014
DESIGN LAUDED: ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN's Nathan Johnson reported the project will be developed by Westadium, a "consortium led by Brookfield Financial and John Laing." Westadium spokesperson John Flecker emphasized the design's "seating bowl, lightweight fabric roof and tech-heavy facilities as key features." Flecker: "The new Perth Stadium seating bowl will deliver unrivalled sightlines" (ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, 7/17). ABC reported Barnett said "the cost of the stadium and the surrounding sports precinct" would be about A$860M, but "that figure does not include" a A$16M ($15M) project management fee. Barnett said that the stadium "will be lit up in the colours of the teams playing on the day" (ABC, 7/17).