Comparing Stadium Deals
Bank One Ballpark Rio Salado Crossing
Taxpayer funds for
construction $238 million $654 million
and maintenance $0 $163 million
through year 2028*
Annual naming rights
fee paid by team
to district $325,000 $250,000
Rent: $1 million** $1.75million***
NBA Preseason Basketball: Phoenix Suns v. San Antonio Spurs
TicketsMon., Oct. 3, 7:00pm
NBA Preseason Basketball: Phoenix Suns v. Utah Jazz
TicketsWed., Oct. 5, 7:00pm
Arizona Coyotes vs. San Jose Sharks
TicketsFri., Oct. 7, 7:00pm
TicketsSat., Oct. 8, 7:00pm
Seats: 48,500 67,400
Features: Retractable dome Retractable dome
* Based on data contained in the Rio Salado Crossing Financing Plan Overview dated January 11, 1999.
** The Diamondbacks pay a $1 million fee plus 5 percent of luxury suite license revenues, 5 percent of club seat premiums and an additional fee based on a sliding scale between 50 cents and $1.50 per ticket for admissions above two million in a season.
*** The Cardinals have the potential to receive non-game-day parking revenue of more than $2 million a year that would more than offset their rent payment.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Phoenix New Times' biggest stories.