How UCF Football Stadium Could Grow – WFTV

ORLANDO, Florida— Editor’s Note: This story is available through a content partnership between WFTV and the Orlando Business Journal.

The University of Central Florida has revealed more details about how its 44,206-seat football stadium could add seats and more.

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UCF plans to convert approximately 4,600 seats in the upper bowl of the south end area to 1,050 lodge seats, which include seatbacks and would be in a proposed new premium area of ​​the stadium, according to a January 19 presentation. .

To compensate for this reduction, the university proposes to add 5,000 places in the northern zone, for a net gain of 1,450 places.

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The seat changes would be the second phase of the university’s football campus project, which athletic director Terry Mohajir predicted last August could cost at least $50 million and would include several components to help generate revenue.

Click here to read Ryan Lynch’s story on the Orlando Business Journal website.

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