Recently in Los Angeles Area are many projects that are focused on stadiums and sport arenas. One project, maybe one of the biggest proposals for a stadium in Los Angeles Area is Los Angeles Stadium. The name that is closely related to LA Stadium is Edward P. Roski.
Who is Edward P. Roski?
Edward P. Roski on his full name Edward Phillip Roski Jr., is a businessman that is dealing with real estate. He is developing his businesses in the Los Angeles Area. Edward P. Roski has his origins in a Polish family that immigrated into the United States. Edward was born on 25th of December 1938 in Oklahoma City, United States.
Even from his youth, Edward P. Roski showed that he is a great businessman. He graduated from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and the topic of his thesis was about real estate. Thistheoretical background will prove to be extremely useful in his future.
Nowadays Edward P. Roski is the president of one of the largest companies in the industrial real estate domain, naming here Majestic Realty Company. Based on his passion and work, Edward P. Roski became one of the richest people in the Los Angeles Area. His net worth in June 2015 was valued at 4 billion U.S. dollars.
Edward P. Roski is also extremely involved in the sport domain in the Los Angeles Area. He is one of the minority owners of two important teams naming here the Los Angeles Kings and the Los Angeles Lakers. Due to its occupation and his implications in sports and local teams, Edward P. Roskitried to develop a project for a new stadium in Los Angeles Area in order to attract a football team from the NFL to play here. The name of this proposed stadium is Los Angeles Stadium.
Los Angeles Stadium project
The idea of a new stadium in Los Angeles Area is based on the fact that nowadays there is no team in the NFL that plays in the Los Angeles Area. Due to this, Edward P. Roski’s idea is to attract a team to play here and he is thinking to a new project of a great stadium, called Los Angeles Stadium. This arena should have 75,000 seats and it could be extended to 80,000 seats. The costs of this new sport arena should reach the amount of 800 million U.S. dollars.
This new project should be located near another majestic sport center, naming here Staples Center. The project for Los Angeles Stadium implies to construction of other facilities besides the sport facilities, such as eating and having fun. The location in the center of the city should provide many other attractions.
The project of Edward P. Roski is very disputed and discussed in the local media, such as the Los Angeles Times.
Although all, Edward P. Roski’s idea is to attract the NFL in Los Angeles Area. For sure that NFL’s fans that are living here will enjoy that. Of course, that Edward P. Roski is following his principles to make profit, but finally this is his job.