Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. United have signed an agreement to build a 20,000-25,000-seat soccer stadium in the Buzzard Point area of Southwest. It will be located adjacent to the Fort McNair Army Base.

“We are proud to say that D.C. United has achieved a major milestone toward establishing a permanent, state-of-the-art home in Washington, D.C.,” said United Managing Partner Jason Levien. “This is a significant step forward, and we are going to continue to work diligently and collaboratively with the mayor’s office and the D.C. council to expedite this process and make this stadium a reality.”

The stadium is expected to be completed in time for the 2016 season.