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By Jim Parsons | Engineering News-Record
Since opening its doors in 1992, Phoenix’s downtown sports and entertainment arena has hosted hundreds of exciting contests involving the hometown Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury professional basketball teams as well as high-profile concerts and other events.
Even though the 600,000-sq-ft facility, now called PHX Arena, has been figuratively dark during the coronavirus outbreak, its interior has bustled with construction activity as contractors implement a $230-million renovation that will transform one of the National Basketball Association’s oldest and smallest venues into one of its most modern.
A joint venture of the city and the Suns, the project combines extensive building infrastructure upgrades with new and enhanced amenities aimed at boosting the fan experience, including new seating and social areas, renovated clubs and suites, technology-rich videoboards and state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems.