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Flamengo is planning its own stadium, bigger than the Maracana

In the preliminary part of discussions, Flamengo is already planning a undertaking for its own stadium: the concept is to construct a stadium that may be bigger than the Maracana. The dimension beneath dialogue is from 80 thousand seats. There are those that defend a fair bigger area that may accommodate 110 thousand individuals.

But there is nonetheless no consolidated undertaking, as the land for the stadium must be organized first. Currently, the precedence is the Gasometer space in the middle of Rio, which belongs to the Porto Maravilha actual property fund managed by Caixa Econômica Federal. But the middle is additionally learning different options.

In the case of the land, Gasómetro Flamengo is ready for a Caixa research to find out the quantity to be paid for the space. A calculation has already been made that the land is in precept a stadium that may accommodate not less than 80,000 individuals. For this, it is going to be essential to make a quite vertical construction.

Flamengo understands that there is demand from its followers to construct a stadium with this capability. The Maracanã presently has a most of 70,000 spectators because of a number of restrictions in the sectoral distribution mannequin and safety measures required by the navy police. A stadium designed from scratch may overcome these issues. And the membership is seeing its viewers and supporters develop.

The worth of the land will depend upon whether or not the funding on this space is actually worthwhile. There is one other piece of land in the Porto space that is being studied. Flamengo favored this area of the metropolis. There is even the risk of negotiating tasks with different native corporations that may assist the improvement of the Porto space.

Only from the second the designated land is appropriate for survival will Flamengo proceed with the remainder of the undertaking. Among the factors to be highlighted is clearly the fundamental willpower of the type of financing, both income elevating or mortgage financing.

Rubro-Negra’s belongings, for instance, are 40 residences in the south zone, constructed on the outdated membership property, valued at R$160 million. There is additionally the risk of cash from the League and the sale of the financial institution in partnership with BRB, though each are hypotheses at the second.

In an interview with colleague Mauro Cezar Pereira, Flamengo president Rodolfo Landim acknowledged that he is nonetheless taken with the Maracana concession and that this could possibly be achieved in parallel with the stadium undertaking. Asked if he may keep at the Maracana after which make his method to the new stadium, he mentioned: “Hypothetically sure.” Also as a result of the stadium itself would take fairly a while to construct.

It is true that the determination to implement the stadium undertaking was offered in the administration as a path of no return. But the membership desires a undertaking that is economically viable. Therefore, the worth of the land is the first step.

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