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Oklahoma City’s Paycom Center to Undergo Improvements

The Oklahoma City Council voted Tuesday to approve final plans and specifications for new seating at Paycom Center with Populous developing a master plan for the renovations to enhance the guest experience at the arena. The plans were approved as part of the city’s Metropolitan Area Projects plan, or MAPS 4. MAPS 4 is a […]

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Populous to Design Stadium for Liga MX’s Tigres UANL

Populous has been signed to create a new 65,000-seat stadium for Liga MX soccer club Tigres UANL, which is due to open in 2025. Tigres has played in the 42,000-seat Estadio Universitario since 1967. The new design features separate changing rooms for Tigres’ men’s and women’s teams and a retractable field that will allow a […]

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Nerd Street Opens Philadelphia Esports Campus

Nerd Street Gamers has opened what it calls the nation’s first esports campus at its Philadelphia headquarters. Known as The Block, the venue also houses Localhost, which is Nerd Street’s dedicated esports arena. The venue will showcase both professional gaming events for spectators and be open to the public for hourly gameplay, tournaments, summer camps […]

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Revised San Diego Sports Arena, Stadium Proposal Released

Developers have released updated plans for a proposed mixed-use project in San Diego that would be on the site of the former Sports Arena, incorporating a new arena plus soccer stadium and affordable housing under the umbrella of the “Midway Village+” moniker. Plans for 49-acre Sports Arena site include affordable housing for low-income and middle-income […]

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Fireworks go off over Beaver Stadium as Penn State hosts against Michigan in State College, Pennsylvania, in October 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penn State, Populous Working on Beaver Stadium Future Plans

One of the biggest stadiums in college football may undergo future changes after Penn State University and Populous will be working on future plans for Beaver Stadium as part of a study to review and evaluate current and upcoming required major maintenance projects. The study will also investigate renovation options to improve fan comfort and […]

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Populous Unveils Georgia Tech Baseball Renovations

Populous, in association with Collins Cooper Carusi, has recently completed and unveiled the second phase of renovations at Georgia Tech’s recently renamed Mac Nease Baseball Park at Russ Chandler Stadium. The second phase, at a cost of $10 million, includes a new entry plaza plus Champions Hall, a two-story, multipurpose gathering space for fans on the […]

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The Local Organizing Committee for the 2021 EsportsTravel Summit includes the Pittsburgh Knights, the professional esports team based in the "City of Champions."
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EsportsTravel Summit Reschedules to December 14–16

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2021 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to December 14–16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Concurrent with the date change, the EsportsTravel Summit announced a new multiyear partnership agreement with CSL, the leading advisory and planning firm specializing in providing consulting services to the sports, entertainment, […]

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University of Florida Unveils New Baseball Stadium

The University of Florida has debuted its new baseball stadium, which replaces McKethan Stadium that the Gators had called home since 1949. The Populous-designed Florida Ballpark at Alfred A. McKethan Field is a $65 million project that will serve as home to the team that started the season ranked No. 1 in most national polls. […]

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Populous and OAM reveal plans for iconic performance venue in Toronto

OverActive Media Reveals Toronto Esports Venue Plans

OverActive Media has released the first rendering of its planned performance venue in Toronto that will be used for both esports and entertainment events throughout the region. The project, at a cost of nearly $500 million, is projected to be completed in 2025. Designed by Populous, it would include a theatre-style entertainment venue and hotel […]

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