News and Events
NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) and the San Francisco 49ers today announced a construction milestone – the completion of phase one of the solar installation at Levi’s® Stadium, the future home of the 49ers. This significant step will help Levi’s® Stadium to become the first stadium that is home to an NFL team to have sustainability and LEED certification standards incorporated into its design and architecture.”…Read more
It takes one of the more interesting men working on the 49ers stadium project to make his particular work, well, interesting.
Meet Rich Boyd, the senior project manager for Anning-Johnson, a 70-year-old nationwide company with San Francisco offices, hired to construct and connect some of the bare bones of Levi’s® Stadium: metal decking, thermal insulation and fire-proofing.”…Read more
Season Ticket Holders Take Their Seats - Oct 1, 2013
When Miranda Margheim, a 49ers fan since the days of Kezar Stadium, reclined in the first seat at Levi’s® Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, she offered two words.
“Very comfortable,” Margheim, who has attended three of the team’s Super Bowl appearances, said with a smile. “All of the stadiums I have seen in my life, to see this one, it’s like a dream come true.”…Read more
Stadium Soon to Install Scoreboards - Sep 24, 2013
If you’ve driven past Levi’s® Stadium recently, you may have noticed – or heard – a 330-ton crane chugging along within the confines of the 49ers burgeoning home. Right now, the crane is being used to hang steel.
Very soon it will be the key to installing two gigantic, HD-quality scoreboards that will eventually be used to show in-game replays, videos and, of course, scoring information…Read more
49ers Stadium Passes Halfway Point as Interior Takes Shape - Aug 19, 2013
A giant countdown clock ticks down by the hundredth of a second in the nerve center of the San Francisco 49ers new stadium like the scoreboard at an NFL game. It’s a constant reminder for workers that they are quickly marching toward the end zone to finish pro football’s newest stadium by next summer…Read more
Less than one year from now, the San Francisco 49ers’ new $1.3 billion Levi’s Stadium should be open for business.
The project, which opens July 2014, is currently “a couple weeks ahead of schedule,” according to Kavinder Singh, Oakland-based VP and general manager of Turner Construction…Read more
Bay Area to Host Super Bowl L - May 21, 2013
The 50th anniversary of the most prestigious game in professional sports will take place in the San Francisco Bay Area. Following a vote by 32 NFL owners on Tuesday, Super Bowl L will be played at Levi’s® Stadium, the future home of the San Francisco 49ers…Read more
Levi’s Stadium – Home of the San Francisco 49ers - May 8, 2013
Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) announced today that it will present the Santa Clara Stadium Authority a proposal for a 20-year, $220 million naming rights agreement for ”Levi’s® Stadium” on Thursday, May 9, 2013…Read more
New Stadium Technology - March 20, 2013
Among the many unique characteristics of the new Santa Clara Stadium will be the facility’s commitment to be on the cutting edge of technology. To that end, the organization has hired some of Silicon Valley’s brightest minds to turn the future home of the 49ers into one of the world’s most technologically capable buildings…Read more
Although construction of the new Santa Clara Stadium began less than 11 months ago, the building is well on its way to being sold out when the San Francisco 49ers take the field for the first time in 2014. Legends, the company hired to market the premium and reserved seats for the Santa Clara Stadium Authority, will submit $400 million of Stadium Builders License contracts for its approval. To date, 75 percent of all available SBLs in the venue have been sold…Read more
Teamwork Rings In The New Year At The New Santa Clara Stadium - Dec. 31, 2012
Happy New Year from the Santa Clara Stadium Authority, the San Francisco 49ers, and all of the hard working men and women who are part of the team building the finest outdoor entertainment venue in the world…Read more
SC Stadium Commemorates Topping Out - December 7, 2012
The San Francisco 49ers have proudly celebrated each construction milestone of the new Santa Clara Stadium, the future home of the five-time Super Bowl-winning organization.
Thursday’s “Topping Out” ceremony, however, was much more of a team-wide recognition of the rapid construction of the billion-dollar outdoor sports and entertainment venue…Read more
New Stadium Reaches Latest Milestone - November 6, 2012
The installation of precast concrete marked the latest milestone for the future home of the San Francisco 49ers, another sign in the rapid construction taking place at the new Santa Clara Stadium site.
“It’s gone extremely well,” Project Executive Jack Hill said on Monday as a gathering of Bay Area media members watched some of the precast concrete being raised into place…Read more
Santa Clara Stadium to bid on Super Bowl L - October 16, 2012
The future home of the San Francisco 49ers has been selected as a finalist to host Super Bowl L in 2016. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell revealed the news on Tuesday, saying the new Santa Clara Stadium is vying with South Florida to become the site of the NFL’s 50th Super Bowl…Read more
New Stadium Reaches Fifth Level - September 24, 2012
The rapid progress of the new Santa Clara Stadium is remarkable to say the least.
Project Executive Jack Hill estimates the future home of the San Francisco 49ers to be 15-percent complete with nearly 50-percent of the 14,000 pieces of steel already being inserted…Read more
Steel Beams Raised at Stadium Site - July 30, 2012
Jed York couldn’t contain his excitement.
The 49ers CEO has been hard at work on the San Francisco 49ers stadium project for practically the duration of his time working for the club. So on a night before… Read more
Teamwork Rampant at New Stadium Site - July 27, 2012
It takes a complete team effort to win football games in the National Football League. The same can be said when it comes to constructing one of the nation’s premier professional football stadiums and outdoor entertainment venues…. Read more
49ers Break Ground on Santa Clara Stadium - April 19, 2012
April 19, 2012 will go down as one of the most significant dates in the illustrious history of the San Francisco 49ers and in Bay Area sports lore as we know it. On top of its five Super Bowl Championships, the franchise rolled out a large red carpet to celebrate… Read more