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Stadium Facts

Stadium Address
347 Don Shula Drive
Miami Gardens, FL 33056

Stadium Telephone
(305) 943-8000

Relative Location:
– 16 miles northwest of downtown Miami
– 18 miles southwest of Fort Lauderdale
– 3/4 mile south of Calder Race Course
– 1 mile south of Dade-Broward county line on N.W. 27th Ave.

Opening Date:
August 16, 1987
Chicago Bears 10, Miami Dolphins 3

Project Cost
– $115 million
– $250 million renovation in 2007
– $350 million renovation in 2015

Method of Financing
– Private, through lease of executive suites and club seats
– Club Seats originally sold on 10-year leases
– Executive Suites originally sold on 10-year leases

Method of Financing in 2015
– Private by franchise owner, Stephen Ross

Project Site Area
160 acres

Football/Soccer Seating Capacity
65,000

Lighting For Playing
– Field 1,050 Metal Halide
– Instant Restrike Light Fixtures
– 150+ foot candles at playing field

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