After months of debate, there is a deal in place to cover the public cost of a new soccer stadium at D.C.’s Buzzard Point.
The proposal for a new soccer stadium in the District just got a big kick forward Tuesday as the D.C. Council unanimously voted in favor of buying property for the stadium at Buzzard Point.
The long-discussed plan to build a new soccer stadium at Buzzard Point in D.C. is heading for a first vote on Tuesday. However, the cost of the project is going to be higher than first thought.
D.C.’s incoming mayor says the new soccer stadium proposed 16 months ago can still happen, even though she wants to alter a key element of the plan.
More than 15 months after plans for a new soccer stadium at D.C.’s Buzzard Point came out, a study says it would definitely spark new economic growth. But it would also be the most expensive Major League Soccer stadium in history, and the proposal as it stands may short-change the District, according to a new study commissioned by the D.C. Council.
D.C. United leading scorer Luis Silva has a hamstring injury that could put him out for the rest of the season.
All-star goalkeeper Bill Hamid tied a career high with eight saves for his fifth shutout of the season in D.C. United’s 3-0 victory over Toronto FC on Wednesday night.
The D.C. councilmember who could end up deciding the fate of a proposed new soccer stadium for D.C. United will hold two public hearings on the project.
The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the proposed new soccer stadium at the same time the U.S. plays a pivotal World Cup game against Germany.
D.C. United has released new renderings of its proposed Buzzard Point stadium in an effort to drum up support before the City Council’s public hearing.