ROME, Italy (CelebrityAccess) — AEG Facilities Global Solutions has signed a long-term deal to provide pre-opening and management services at Stadio della Roma, the new state-of-the-art-stadium being developed in Rome that will serve as home to the AS Roma football club.
Under the terms of the agreement, will help with the lead up to launch and then transition into a management role at the venue, including event programming, purchasing, vendor services, and event day operations, including staff training.
The planned 52,500-seat facility (expandable to 60,000) is expected to start construction in early 2017 and is anticipated to open for the 2019 – 2020 Italian Serie A season. The stadium will anchor a complex of other buildings, including a new team training facility, and several entertainment and F&B zones being developed by AS Roma.
The interactive areas of the complex will include a live entertainment amphitheater, bars, and restaurants, piazzas for gatherings, a museum dedicated to the storied history of AS Roma, and a team merchandise store.
The total master-site project budget for the complex is projected to be in excess of €2 billion with over €400 million in privately funded public infrastructure works. – Staff Writers