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Soccer Stadium Coming To Queens

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New York City will be getting its first professional soccer specific stadium.

This is a multi-use development that will include a 25-thousand seat stadium right near Citi Field and the Tennis Center in Willets Point, Queens that will be home to New York City FC soccer team. CEO of Related Companies Jeff Blau says the project also includes a hotel and 25-hundred units of affordable housing.

“This is a game changing moment not just for Willets Point but for New York City. What the mayor is telling us today is that our city is going to prioritize the housing that we need”

The team will pay the full 780 million dollar price tag to build the stadium which is expected be ready in year 2027.