Banc of California Stadium Facts

  • Banc of California Stadium is the first open-air stadium built in Los Angeles since Dodger Stadium in 1962
  • Stadium is accessible from the expanded Expo line
  • At 34 degrees, seating will be among steepest in MLS
  • The closest seats are only 12 feet from the touchline
  • Every seat will be within 135 feet of the pitch

  • 5 million pounds of steel will go into the construction
  • The stadium will be a LEED Silver certified building
  • 5% of parking spaces will have EV charging stations
  • 125,000 sq. ft. of walkways and plazas open to the public
  • The roof will be covered with 190,000 sq. ft. of ETFE film
  • Pitch will be 86,000 sq. ft. of improved bermuda grass


By The Numbers

Proposed map of LAFC Stadium grounds.

seating capacity


sq. ft. of improved public open space


new construction jobs that will be both union and local


new full-time permanent operations jobs


million in development in South Los Angeles


million in one-time construction total economic output


million in annual economic activity from stadium operations


million in annual tax revenue from stadium operations

Community Benefits

LAFC is dedicated to creating a dynamic soccer experience for its fans, reinvigorating South Los Angeles, and providing support, benefits and investment to the surrounding community.

Pledging to be a Green and Sustainable Partner


  • Build and design, a minimum LEED Silver certified stadium
  • Increase green and open space in the community
  • Explore feasibility of renewable energy, rainwater harvesting, and electric car charging stations
  • Adopt an integrated bike path plan adjacent to and on stadium premises in addition to coordinating with the City’s My Figueroa project to optimize bike access

Improving Local Infrastructure


  • Develop streetscapes and lighting in both Exposition Park
  • Improve lighting and stadium adjacent infrastructure
  • Aesthetic beautification of areas
  • Increased security through activities and lighted areas

Investing Millions of Dollars in Community


  • Over 1,200 jobs and a total output of $274.5 million dollars from construction
  • Over 1,800 full-time jobs for stadium and ancillary operations
  • $129 million dollars annually and $2.9 billion dollars over the next 30 years of total economic output in the area
  • Significant increases to City, County and State tax revenue

 Supporting Programs that Promote Youth and Health


  • Establish a foundation to support programs that empower, encourage and enhance the lives of children and youth
  • Support and fund local programs and organizations to improve youth health
  • Provide free event tickets to local schools every year
  • Develop education programs related to health and sports

Providing Local, Living Wage Jobs


  • Use local hire for both the construction and operations of the stadium
  • Guarantee a Project Labor Agreement with local hiring and area wage standards
  • Develop a culinary and hospitality training program through ancillary businesses in partnership with local education institutions

Additional Community Benefits


  • Increase available event and conference meeting space for community
  • Establishing several new dining options including quick-service, fast casual, and fine-dining restaurants
  • Improve event safety and upgraded lighting surrounding the stadium