25 stadiums built or renovated for an MLS club, and more are on the way.

10 new stadiums built for MLS clubs have debuted over the last six years from 2017 to 2022.

1. Historic Crew Stadium (click HERE) in Columbus, Ohio (Columbus Crew SC)

  • ~ $34 million cost
  • 100% privately funded by Hunt Sports Group when constructed (soccer stadium)
  • Capacity – 19,968
  • OPENED – May 15, 1999 – July 3, 2021
  • NOTE: Columbus Crew moved to its brand-new soccer specific stadium Lower.com field in 2021.

2. Dignity Health Sports Park (click HERE) in Carson, California (Los Angeles Galaxy)

  • ~ $95 million for the soccer stadium only
  • 100% privately funded (soccer stadium). However, land for the entire complex was a partnership with California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • Capacity – 25,667
  • OPENED – June 1, 2003
  • NOTE: The stadium is a 125-acre, $150 million development in Carson, featuring state-of-the art stadiums and facilities for soccer, tennis, track & field, cycling, lacrosse, rugby, volleyball, baseball, softball, basketball and other sports. The NFL’s San Diego Chargers played at the stadium in 2018 & 2019.

3. TOYOTA Stadium (click HERE) in Frisco, Texas (FC Dallas)

  • ~ $80 million cost for the stadium
  • 69% publicly funded
  • Capacity – 20,500
  • OPENED – August 6, 2005
  • NOTE: Has 17 regulation size, stadium-quality soccer fields (both grass and artificial turf) outside the main stadium. Also, the Frisco School District participated in the stadium funding (part of three govt. entities involved in the stadium funding) … which means high school football games are played at the stadium on select dates in the fall. The stadium is home to the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

4. SeatGeek Stadium (click HERE) in Bridgeview, Illinois (Chicago Fire – NOTE - Club now plays home games at Soldier Field -- as of March 5, 2020. Stadium remains the home of the NWSL Red Stars)

  • ~ $102 million cost
  • 100% publicly funded (by the City of Bridgeview, IL)
  • Capacity – 20,000
  • OPENED – June 11, 2006 – Sept. 26, 2021
  • NOTE: The venue hosted the 2006 MLS All-Star Game and World Cup qualifying matches for the U.S. men’s and women’s national teams. At the start of the 2020 season, the club relocated to play home matches at Soldier Field. However, one match in 2021 was played at SeatGeek Stadium.

5. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (click HERE) in Commerce City, Colorado (Colorado Rapids)

  • ~ $84 million cost
  • 75% publicly funded
  • Capacity – 18,000
  • OPENED – April 7, 2007
  • NOTE: 24 full-size, fully-lit sports fields, including 22 natural grass and 2 synthetic turf fields surround the professional stadium. 2007 and 2015 MLS All-Star Game host. Has hosted many U.S. national team matches and other international soccer events.

6. BMO Field in Toronto, Ontario (click HERE) (Toronto FC)

  • ~ $72 million cost (Canadian dollars)
  • 71% publicly funded
  • Capacity – 30,226
  • OPENED – April 28, 2007 (renovated version opened May 7, 2016)
  • NOTE: Stadium re-opened in 2016 following a $105 million renovation that expanded capacity to 30,226 for MLS matches. City of Toronto contributed $10 million to the renovation, and the remainder was privately financed.

7. Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy Utah (click HERE) (Real Salt Lake)

  • ~ $115 million cost
  • 38% public funding
  • Capacity – 20,212
  • OPENED – Oct. 9, 2008
  • NOTE: Stadium hosted the 2009 MLS All-Star Game and has had major concerts acts such as the Eagles, Kiss and Kenny Chesney. Venue has also hosted many World Cup qualifying matches and U.S. women’s national team matches.

8. Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ (click HERE) (New York Red Bulls)

  • ~ $250 million cost
  • Public/Private Partnership that includes multiple government entities.
  • Capacity – 25,219
  • OPENED – March 20, 2010
  • NOTE: Stadium hosted the 2011 AT&T MLS All-Star Game and is a destination for key U.S. men’s and women’s national team matches plus international events, including the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

9. Subaru Field in Chester, PA (click HERE) (Philadelphia Union)

  • ~ $120 million cost
  • Public/Private Partnership that includes multiple government entities.
  • Capacity: 18,500
  • OPENED: June 27, 2010
  • NOTE: The stadium has hosted the CONCACAF Gold Cup, various collegiate soccer games (including the NCAA College Cup), college football, USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship, NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Quarterfinals and other premier events.

10. Children’s Mercy Park (click HERE) in Kansas City (Sporting Kansas City)

  • ~ $200 million cost
  • Public/Private Partnership that includes multiple government entities.
  • Capacity: 18,467
  • OPENED: June 9, 2011
  • NOTE: Sporting Kansas City has sold out every match since the stadium opened. Stadium has served as the host of the MLS All-Star Game, MLS Cup, CONCACAF Gold Cup and many U.S. men’s and women’s national team matches.

11. Providence Park (click HERE) in Portland, OR (Portland Timbers)

  • Originally constructed in 1926, stadium underwent a $31 million renovation in 2010-11 and another $85 million renovation in 2018-19 that added 4,000 seats.
  • Public/Private partnership
  • Capacity: 25,218
  • OPENED: April 14, 2011
  • NOTE: The Timbers have sold out every match since the club debuted in MLS. There is a 10,000 person waiting list for season tickets.

12. BC Place (click HERE) in Vancouver, BC (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)

  • Originally constructed in 1983, venue underwent a $514 million renovation, completed in 2011
  • Capacity: 22,120 for the Whitecaps with system that closes the upper deck (54,500 at full capacity)
  • OPENED: September 30, 2011 (first Whitecaps match at BC Place was Oct. 2)
  • NOTE: BC Place hosted the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup final.

13. BBVA Compass Stadium (click HERE) in east downtown part of Houston (Houston Dynamo)

  • ~ $95 million cost (including land)
  • Public/Private partnership with stadium privately financed and city and county purchasing the land
  • Capacity: 22,000
  • OPENED: May 12, 2012
  • NOTE: The stadium is home to a National Women’s Soccer League team (Houston Dash) and has hosted various collegiate soccer games, Rugby, Gaelic Football and numerous international soccer events, including the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

14. Saputo Stadium (click HERE) in the Olympic Park area of Montreal (Montreal Impact)

  • ~ $50 million renovation cost (renovated from a smaller stadium prior to the club moving up to MLS)
  • Public/Private partnership with stadium privately financed and renovation financing included an investment from the province of Quebec (team previously played in the lower divisions)
  • Capacity: 20,801
  • OPENED: June 16, 2012
  • NOTE: The stadium has hosted multiple premier soccer events, including Canadian World Cup qualifying matches.

15. Paypal Stadium (click HERE) located across from the San Jose Airport (San Jose Earthquakes)

  • ~ $100 million cost
  • Privately funded.
  • Capacity: 18,000
  • OPENED: March 22, 2015
  • NOTE: It is the first cloud-enabled venue in Major League Soccer and is among the most technologically advanced stadiums in the world. Stadium also has the biggest outdoor bar in North America. Hosted the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game featuring MLS vs. Arsenal, Manchester United vs. the Earthquakes and World Cup qualifying matches.

16. Exploria Stadium (click HERE) located in downtown Orlando (Orlando City SC)

  • ~ $115 million cost
  • Privately funded.
  • Capacity: 25,500
  • OPENED: March 5, 2017
  • NOTE: Originally scheduled to have a capacity of 19,000, the team drew a capacity crowd of more than 62,000 fans at their inaugural match in 2015 at the temporary home, Camping World Stadium, and decided to build a larger soccer stadium. Following two years of playing at Camping World, Orlando City moved into the soccer stadium in 2017. Host of the 2019 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target.

17. Mercedes-Benz Stadium (click HERE) located in downtown Atlanta (Atlanta United)

  • $1.5 billion cost
  • Public/Private partnership
  • Capacity: 42,500 for Atlanta United as the stadium features a start-of-the art system to close off the upper deck. The club doesopen the entire stadium for select matches.
  • OPENED: September 10, 2017
  • NOTE: The sports and entertainment venue set a record for an MLS All-Star crowd with 72,317 fans on Aug. 1, 2018 and an MLS Cup record with 73,019 fans in Dec. 2018.

18. Banc of California Stadium (click HERE) on the site of the former LA Sports Arena (Los Angeles Football club)

  • ~ $350 million cost
  • Privately funded
  • Capacity: 22,000
  • OPENED: April 29, 2018.
  • NOTE: LAFC sold out every match in 2018 and 2019 (and the club’s lone home match in 2020). The stadium hosted the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target and the 2021 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G.

19. Audi Field (click HERE) located at Buzzard Point near the Washington Nationals stadium (D.C. United)

  • ~ more than $400 million cost
  • Public/Private partnership with $150 million public funding
  • Capacity: 20,000
  • OPENED: July 14, 2018

20. Allianz Field (click HERE) located midway between St. Paul and Minneapolis (Minnesota United)

  • ~ $200 million cost
  • Privately funded
  • Capacity: 19,400
  • OPENED: April 13, 2019
  • NOTE: The stadium will host the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target.

21. DRV PNK Stadium (click HERE) located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Inter Miami CF)

  • ~ 60 million cost
  • Privately funded
  • Capacity: 19,100
  • OPENED: Aug. 22, 2020 (First home match with fans was Match 10, 2021)
  • NOTE: Inter Miami is has plans for a $1billion new stadium development project at Miami Freedom Park.

22. TQL Stadium (click HERE) located midway in the West End Section of Cincinnati (FC Cincinnati)

  • ~ $250 million cost (estimated)
  • Privately funded
  • Capacity: Final capacity to be decided, but it will be between 25,500 and 26,500 seats
  • OPENED: May 16, 2021

23. Q2 Stadium (click HERE) location at McKalla Place in North Austin (Austin FC)

  • ~ $260 million (estimated)
  • Privately funded
  • Capacity: 20,500 seats
  • OPENED: June 19, 2021

24. Lower.com Field (click HERE) location is near downtown Columbus (Columbus Crew)

  • ~ $300 million (estimated)
  • Privately funded
  • Capacity: 20,000 seats
  • OPENED: July 3, 2021

25. Nashville SC Stadium (click HERE) located on the Nashville Fairgrounds site (MLS expansion club in 2020)

  • ~ $325 million cost (estimated)
  • Privately funded
  • Capacity: 30,500 seats
  • OPENS: Stadium is scheduled to open on May 1, 2022. Club played its first two seasons at temporary venue at Nissan Stadium.

SOCCER STADIUMS THAT WILL OPEN IN FUTURE YEARS

26. Inter Miami CF Stadium (click HERE) location at Miami Freedom park near the airport (MLS expansion club in 2020)

  • ~ Stadium is part of a $1 billion development plan (click HERE)
  • Privately funded
  • Capacity: 25,000 seats
  • OPENS: Stadium is scheduled to open in 2022. Club will play at a temporary site the first two seasons.

27. St. Louis MLS Stadium (click HERE) location in downtown St. Louis. (future MLS expansion club)

  • ~ $250 million (estimated)
  • Privately funded
  • Capacity: 22,500 seats
  • OPENS: Stadium is scheduled to open in 2022.

Capacity for OTHER MLS VENUES (current stadium)

  • New England Revolution - Gillette Stadium -- Ownership has explored potential sites for soccer stadium (click HERE), 20,000
  • Seattle Sounders FC – CenturyLink Field -- Stadium was built for soccer and the NFL, 39,149
  • New York City FC – Yankee Stadium -- Evaluating potential site for a soccer stadium, 27,528
  • Charlotte (2021 MLS expansion team) -- Club plans to play at Bank of America Stadium, TBD
  • Chicago Fire FC – Soldier Field -- Club moved into the city from SeatGeek in Bridgeview, Ill., 28,500-61,500