May 15, 2013
Groundbreaking slated for Spring 2014
April 10, 2013
The Downtown Arena moved ahead with Council’s approval in principle of the master agreement and plans to close the $100 million funding gap
December 12, 2012
Council voted to re-open negotiations on the proposed downtown arena following an update by administration and a presentation by the Katz Group.
October 17, 2012
Negotiations with the Katz Group companies and design work on the proposed downtown arena has stopped, following motions directing City Administration to cease work and to look at other options to advance the project.
September 18, 2012
Mayor Stephen Mandel provided the following statement today on issues related to the proposed downtown arena and entertainment district.
July 17, 2012
City Council has approved the schematic design for the proposed downtown arena, and reaffirmed the budget is $450 million for the arena.
January 19, 2012
Conceptual sketches based on preliminary work done by ICON Venue Group have been released.
January 16, 2012
The City of Edmonton and the Katz Group have selected ICON Venue Group (ICON) as project manager for Edmonton's proposed downtown arena.
October 26, 2011
City Council has agreed to move ahead with the design of a new downtown arena and approved a financial framework for the project.
October 14, 2011
Non-statutory Public Hearing set for October 25th
September 09, 2011
As requested by Council, the City of Edmonton has secured external counsel and expert analysis as part of a comprehensive process to ensure due diligence in the pursuit of a complex agreement on a downtown arena.
May 18, 2011
Framework will enable negotiations on a formal Master Agreement.
March 31, 2011
City continues discussion on relationship framework with Katz Group.