Downtown Baltimore renamed CFG Bank Arena


Baltimore will soon host a newly renovated arena downtown. The former Royal Farms Arena is changing its name and getting a makeover. The arena has hosted some 7,000 events and 35 million people have passed through its doors over the past 60 years. It has undergone several name changes and is about to launch another one. City of Baltimore leaders and guests announced CFG Bank Arena as the new name for the downtown venue on Monday. The space is getting a makeover with a new sponsor of the same name. “I know firsthand how important places like this are to our city, not just because of the big events we’ll see and be entertained with, but for the economic boost and the jobs they bring. will give to our community for our memories they create for our children and our families,” Mayor Brandon Scott said at a press conference. Renovations to the arena, which recently celebrated its 60th anniversary, have begun. in February this year. The venue gets a new stage, 2,500 more seats and goes green. It will soon be one of the most sustainable arenas in the country.| RELATED: ‘Long time ahead’: Plans underway for renovating the Royal Farms Arena “We have exciting plans for the arena and how we can use it to strengthen our brand and the city of Baltimore. We look forward to continuing our support of the City of Baltimore and the revitalization of West Baltimore through the many exciting programs and opportunities that CFG Bank Arena will bring to our community,” said CFG Bank CEO and President, Bill Wiedel. The group tasked with finding the new sponsor said they wanted a local business that values ​​sustainability, diversity and inclusion, and would use the arena to improve the community, and they say CFG Bank fits that project. law. “It actually opens up the place for people who are here and for people who see an opportunity in growth. I want to be a part of that,” said Grammy-winning artist Pharrell Williams. Williams is a partner in the project, which is entirely privately funded. He said he was happy to be a part of downtown Baltimore’s revival. “There’s a lot of energy here now, there’s a lot of business here now and there’s a lot of opportunity here now, but you’re waiting to see what happens over the next three or four years. It’s going to be a game-changer,” Williams said. The new CFG Bank Arena will open in February for CIAA basketball tournaments.

Baltimore will soon host a newly renovated arena downtown. The former Royal Farms Arena is changing its name and getting a makeover.

The arena has hosted some 7,000 events and 35 million people have passed through its doors over the past 60 years. It has undergone several name changes and is about to launch another one.

City of Baltimore leaders and guests announced CFG Bank Arena as the new name for the downtown venue on Monday. The space is getting a makeover with a new sponsor of the same name.

“I know firsthand how important places like this are to our city, not just because of the big events we’ll see and be entertained with, but for the economic boost and the jobs they bring. will give to our community for our memories they create for our children and our families,” Mayor Brandon Scott said at a press conference.

Renovations to the arena, which recently celebrated its 60th anniversary, began in February this year.

The place has a new stage, 2,500 additional seats and goes green. It will soon be one of the most enduring arenas in the country.

| RELATED: ‘Long time coming’: Plans underway to refurbish Royal Farms Arena

“We have exciting plans for the arena and how we can use it to strengthen our brand and the City of Baltimore. We look forward to continuing our support for the City of Baltimore and the revitalization of West Baltimore through to the many exciting programs and opportunities CFG Bank will bring to our community,” said CFG Bank CEO and President Bill Wiedel.

The group responsible for finding the new sponsor said they wanted a local business, which values ​​sustainability, diversity and inclusion, and would use the arena to improve the community, and they say CFG Bank fits that bill. .

“It actually opens up space for people who are here and for people who see an opportunity in growth. I want to be a part of that,” said Grammy-winning artist Pharrell Williams.

Williams is a partner in the project, which is entirely privately funded. He said he was happy to be a part of downtown Baltimore’s revival.

“There’s a lot of energy here now, there’s a lot of business here now and there’s a lot of opportunity here now, but you’re waiting to see what happens over the next three or four years. It’s going to be a game-changer,” Williams said.

The new CFG Bank Arena will open in February for the CIAA basketball tournaments.

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