Kwame Building Group was selected as the MLS4TheLou ownership group’s representative and program manager for the new Major League Soccer stadium planned for downtown.
The new stadium is expected to open ahead of the 2022 MLS season. Kwame will help in various aspects, including project planning and scheduling, engineering and budgeting, selecting project partners and coordinating with the city and utility companies.
The Mortenson | Alberici | L. Keeley Joint Venture was selected as the pre-construction general contractor. The architects include HOK and Snow Kreilich Architects.
The MLS project team has been working with public officials to expand the footprint of the proposed stadium site to approximately 31 acres. The open-air stadium will have a seating capacity of 22,500 with the ability to expand to 25,000. The project also includes construction of the team’s headquarters, a practice facility, and the Downtown West District of mixed-use retail, restaurants and gathering spaces to be used year-round.