Banc of California Stadium Facts

 

  • Banc of California Stadium is the first open-air stadium built in Los Angeles since Dodger Stadium in 1962
  • Stadium is accessible from the expanded Expo line
  • At 34 degrees, seating will be among steepest in MLS
  • The closest seats are only 12 feet from the touchline
  • Every seat will be within 135 feet of the pitch
  • 5 million pounds of steel will go into the construction 
  • The stadium will be an LEED silver certified building
  • 5% of parking spaces will have EV charging stations 
  • 125,000 sq. ft of walkways and plazas open to the public
  • The roof will be covered with 190,000 sq. ft. of ETFE film 
  • Pitch will be 86,000 sq. ft. of improved bermuda grass

By The Numbers

 

  • 22,000 seating capacity 
  • 140,000 sq. ft. of improved public open space 
  • 1,200 new construction jobs that will be both union and local. 
  • 1,800 new full-time permanent operations jobs 
  • $350 million in development in South Los Angeles 
  • $275 million in one-time construction total economic output
  • $129 million in annual economic activity from stadium operations 
  • $2.5 million in annual tax revenue from new stadium operations 

 

Pledging to be a Green and Sustainable Partner

 

  • Build and design, a minimum LEED Silver certified stadium 
  • Increase green and open spaces in the community 
  • Explore feasibility of renewable energy, rainwater harvesting, and electric car charging stations 
  • Adopt an integrated bike path plan adjacent to and on stadium premises in addition to coordinating with the City's My Figueroa project to optimize bike access

 

Improving Local Infrastructure

 

  • Develop streetscapes and lighting in both Exposition Park 
  • Improve lighting and stadium adjacent infrastructure 
  • Aesthetic beautification of areas 
  • Increased security through activities and lighted areas

 

Investing Millions of Dollars in Community

 

  • Over 1,200 jobs and a total output of $274.5 million dollars from construction 
  • Over 1,800 full-time jobs for stadium and ancillary operations 
  • $129 million dollars annually and $2.9 billion dollars over the next 30 years of total economic outputs in the area 
  • Significant increases to City, County and State tax revenue 

 

Supporting Programs that Promote Youth and Health

 

  • Establish a foundation to support programs that empower, encourage and enhance the lives of children and youth 
  • Support and fund local programs and organizations to improve youth health 
  • Provide free event tickets to local schools every year
  • Develop education programs related to health and sports 

 

Provide Local, Living Wage Jobs

 

  • Use local hire for both the construction and operations of the stadium 
  • Guarantee a Project Labor Agreement with local hiring and area wage standards 
  • Develop a culinary and hospitality training program through ancillary businesses in partnership with local education 

 

Additional Community Benefits

 

  • Increase available event and conference meeting space for community 
  • Establishing several new dining options including quick-service, fast casual, and fine-dining restaurants 
  • Improve event safety and upgraded lighting surrounding the stadium