D.C. United Stadium News
The next installment of a look at how the trends point to United needing to do more than just wait for the new stadium to boost attendance.
D.C. United COO Tom Hunt talked with Washington Business Journal about Sunderland and the new D.C. United stadium at Buzzard Point.
Now that the D.C. Council has approved and the (now former) mayor has signed the soccer stadium bills into law, let's start counting some eggs and asking what it is we want the new building on Buzzard Point to look like.
After years of waiting, it took a perfect storm of support from the DC United, politicians, businesses, supporters and residents of Washington, DC to make possible the approval of a new soccer stadium at Buzzard Point.
The second and third proposed votes today on D.C. United's new stadium both passed.
Doug Barnes and David Rusk attended the Committee markup sessions on the DC United Stadium Act. Today two Committees unanimously voted to approve an amended Stadium Act, clearing the path for further hearings within the next several weeks.
Kenyan McDuffie's Government Operations Committee unanimously passed the D.C. United stadium bill, with a few big changes.
Muriel Bowser, soon to be inaugurated as D.C. mayor, has announced her intention to take the Reeves Center land swap out of the proposed D.C. United stadium plan.
Last week, the D.C. Council held a roundtable to hear public testimony about the proposed Buzzard Point soccer stadium plan. D.C. United fans who live in the District and support the deal turned out in force to make their case.