New Home for the Detroit Red Wings Pitched to State Lawmakers

  • The new events center would be the new home of the Red Wings, replacing Joe Louis Arena, one of the most beloved but oldest arena's in the NHL.

The new multipurpose events center would be part of a much larger entertainment district

Olympia Development Company, part of Mike Ilitch’s Ilitch Holdings, Inc., owner of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers, outlined to state lawmakers plans for a $650 million mixed-use, public-private development in downtown Detroit. 

Olympia Development expects the development to produce 1,000 jobs and $210 million in economic impact annually.

The district would be anchored by a new events center which would serve as a new home for the Detroit Red Wings.

This information on the proposed events center district in Detroit was summarized from an article by Paul Egan of USA TODAY Sports and the Detroit Free Press. To read it in its entirety, CLICK HERE.



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