Turner and AECOM JV to oversee construction of $1.9bn stadium in the US

A joint venture (JV) between Turner Construction and AECOM has been selected to oversee construction of a stadium for the Los Angeles Rams in Inglewood, California.

This sports and entertainment venue forms part of a 298-acre mixed-use entertainment district being built by the Hollywood Park Land Company.

With a seating capacity of up to 70,000, the new stadium will be built at a cost of around $1.9bn, mynewsla.com reported. It will house 275 luxury suites, more than 16,000 premium seats, and have standing room for 27,000 spectators.

During the construction phase, the stadium will create more than 3,500 on-site construction jobs and more than 10,000 jobs through completion.

"With a seating capacity of up to 70,000, the new stadium will be built at a cost of around $1.9bn."

Hollywood Park Land's president Terry Fancher said: "After a competitive review of a number of outstanding construction firms, we have hired the best team to build the largest and most technologically advanced sports stadium in the world for the Los Angeles Rams.

"These firms also offered a well-developed plan for meeting Hollywood Park's commitment to provide substantial employment opportunities for local Inglewood residents and meaningful economic participation in the stadium construction process for minority-owned business enterprises."

Hollywood Park's project also includes a 6,000-seat performance venue, 890,000ft2 of retail space, and 300 hotel rooms.

There will also be 780,000ft2 of office space, 2,500 residential units, and 25 acres of public parks, playgrounds, and open space.

To date, the Turner-AECOM JV has built 17 stadiums for National Football League teams and renovated ten others.