Mercedes-Benz Stadium an innovative concept of the building block is formally known as New Atlanta Stadium. A stadium which Crosses all the limits of Engineering, the supercooled design, the all new technology, and a multi-purpose use are the key point of this Stadium. It is located in Atlanta, Georgia that will serve as the home of the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL) and Atlanta United FC of Major League Soccer (MLS). It will be one of the most expensive building ever made as it worth $1.6 Billion. It has the capacity of 71,000 (expandable to 75,000–83,000 for other events)
This expensive place is owned by Georgia World Congress Center Authority.
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In May 2010, it was reported by multiple news outlets that the Atlanta Falcons were interested in demolishing the Georgia Dome and replacing it with a newly constructed open-air stadium. The team was pursuing a new stadium because of the team’s desire to play outdoors, as well as Falcons team owner Arthur Blank’s interest in hosting another Super Bowl.
In February 2011, Kansas City-based architectural firm Populous released comprehensive plans for the proposed stadium. According to the master plan, the stadium would have a maximum capacity of 71,000 but can expand to 75,000 for special events such as the Super Bowl. It will also feature multiple club levels, suites and exhibition area.
In April 2012, Populous released a new price estimate of $947.7 million, which was significantly higher than the previous proposal of $700 million. In April 2012, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that if a deal is reached, the new stadium’s construction would be expected to begin in 2014, with the Falcons to begin regular-season play in 2017.
In January 2013, press conference, Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed expressed his optimism and confidence in the construction of the new stadium; he also mentioned the possibility of the new stadium helping the city compete for its first Major League Soccer team.
In March 2014, Arthur Blank indicated the groundbreaking of the stadium would be conducted. Just after Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive was closed permanently, the Mount Vernon Baptist Church held its last Sunday service on March 9 before the historic church was demolished.
In August 2015, owner Arthur Blank announced that the new title of the stadium would be Mercedes-Benz Stadium. As the New Orleans Saints, the Falcons’ rivals in the NFC South, play in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, this gave the division two stadiums that were sponsored by the same company. A new logo was also introduced. Steve Cannon, then CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, also spoke at the event about the company’s corporate move from New Jersey to Atlanta. Other speakers included Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.
In May 2016, it was announced the stadium would host Super Bowl LIII in 2019.
Construction Update December 2016