KC Current stadium could break ground in October, make significant economic splash

The first stadium built specifically for professional women’s soccer in the country — and perhaps the world — could see construction kick off in October, continuing the revitalization of Kansas City’s Berkley Riverfront.

On Tuesday, local officials fleshed out details on the Kansas City Current’s $118 million, 11,500-seat venue during an informational presentation to the Missouri Development Finance Board, including from an April economic impact analysis commissioned from Victus Advisors.

Through 2050, the Park City, Utah-based economic consultant found that the Current’s stadium construction and operations would contribute to $729.5 million in total economic output within Kansas City, counting direct, indirect, and induced spending. That output could amount to $1 billion statewide over the same timeframe, the analysis found.

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