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Governor Hochul, Buffalo Bills, and Erie County Announce Start of Construction on New, State-of-the-Art Buffalo Bills Football Stadium

Stadium Project Marks Largest Economic Development Project in Western New York History – With an Estimated 30-Year Economic Impact of $1.6 Billion

Construction on New 60,000-Seat Facility Expected to Complete in 2026

Project Will Create 10,000 Union Labor Construction Jobs Through Project Labor Agreement

Project Renderings Available Here

Governor Kathy Hochul, Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell today announced the start of construction on the Bills’ new, state-of-the-art $1.54 billion stadium in Orchard Park. The new 60,000-seat facility, designed by the Bills in conjunction with Legends and the architectural firm Populous, marks the largest economic development project in Western New York history with an estimated 30-year economic impact of $1.6 billion and the creation of 10,000 union construction jobs. Construction on the new stadium is expected to be complete in 2026. Project renderings can be viewed here.

“As a native Buffalonian and a life-long Bills fan, I know how much this team means to this city and region as a whole,” Governor Hochul said. “As we break ground on a beautiful new stadium, we’re celebrating a new era for this region and for tens of thousands of New Yorkers who stand to benefit. With this project, the Bills — and New York State — are making a lasting commitment to the people of Western New York.”

Read the full press release here.