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Construction to Begin on UConn’s New 2,700-Seat Arena in April

The UConn Blog reported yesterday that construction of UConn’s new arena is scheduled to begin in April 2021. This and other information was uncovered in the Request For Proposals that UConn published on September 17.

Site Plan for UConn's New Arena
Site Plan for UConn’s New Arena, (Source: Arena RFP, UConn)

The details found in the RFP include:

  • 1,450 seats with chairbacks
  • 1,250 other seats including “bench seating, rail seats, dedicated club level seating, lounge seating, and a standing room only deck area for students”
  • 360 parking spaces for arena use

The RFP’s goal is that the majority of the construction would be complete by October 2022 and the arena would officially open in December of that year.