FAST FACTS

PROJECT FACTS

GROUNDBREAKING: December 5, 2018

OPENING: October 22, 2021 with Coldplay

PROUD HOME OF: NHL’s Seattle Kraken (inaugural NHL season 2021-2022) & 4-Time WNBA National Champion Seattle Storm

OWNER: Public-Private Partnership between Oak View Group, Seattle Kraken Hockey, and Seattle Center

OPERATOR: Oak View Group

PROJECT MANAGER: CAA/ICON

ARCHITECT: Populous

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR: Mortenson

FUNCTIONS: Multi-purpose live entertainment venue built for NHL hockey, live music and events, WNBA and future NBA basketball

SUSTAINABILITY DESIGN: ILFI Net-Zero Carbon Certified – target certification 2022

PROJECT COST: $1.15 Billion

EVENTS: 200 annually

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 740,000 sq feet (arena only), 932,000 sq feet (including underground garage)

LOADING DOCKS: 8

UNDERGROUND ARENA GARAGE: 450 stalls

1ST AVE N GARAGE: 550 stalls

RAIN TO RINK: Rainwater harvesting fills a 15,000 gallon on-site cistern to resurface the ice

PLANTS AND TREES: 12,500 on-site, including The Climate Pledge Living Wall

DIGITAL SIGNAGE: 28,175 square feet of digital signage, covering 145 million pixels. The most in the world for a sports and entertainment venue

ACOUSTIC LAPENDARY PANELS: 5,155

SEATING CAPACITIES

CONCERTS: up to 17,200

HOCKEY: 17,100

BASKETBALL: 18,300

AMENITIES

LOCATION: At the base of the iconic Space Needle on the 74 acre Seattle Center campus, the arts and cultural hub of the region

PEDESTRIAN ACCESS: 360-degree ADA Accessibility surrounding the building with no visible “back of house”

SOUND: 16,000 sq feet of acoustic lapendary panels for superior arena sound engineering

PREMIUM SPACES

TUNNEL CLUB SUITES: 19 located at event level

THE PITCHBOOK SUITES: 40 sideline suites that are cantilevered over the seating bowl

MÖET & CHANDON IMPÉRIAL LOUNGE: All-inclusive private restaurant attached to opera boxes of four seats

SYMETRA CLUB AND WAFD BANK CLUB: Private, premium club spaces with local Seattle craft beer offerings

MOUNT BAKER HALL: General seating space with a private concourse and entry

SPACE NEEDLE LOUNGE: General seating space with striking views of the Space Needle