EDMONTON – The ground has been broken and construction has begun on Rogers Place, and Tuesday, Edmontonians got a closer look at progress on the downtown project. 236 more words
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A taxpayer watchdog is calling offside, because taxpayer money was used for the announcement of the new downtown arena.
Held in February, the event included an announcement that the guaranteed maximum price for the project had been reached and marked the go ahead for construction. 192 more words
When the downtown arena opens for business, the city is confident the only tie-ups will be in the neutral zone on the ice and not in traffic on nearby streets. 321 more words
Construction will begin on the new downtown Edmonton arena next week, the city said Friday.
Rogers Place construction will start March 3 with the fencing off of the construction area, trailer placement for crews and clearing of the site. 132 more words
Getting Edmonton’s downtown arena to a guaranteed price required only minor sacrifices, according to the people who worked on the mega project’s budget.
The building came back with a budget of $480 million, in line with the agreement between the city and the Katz Group and construction is expected to get underway next month. 217 more words