MLS stadium to break ground in fall 2020
July 17, 2020
Republic FC ownership is continuing to work alongside the City of Sacramento and stadium development team to build its world-class downtown Major League Soccer stadium. The club is set to break ground on the new Railyards Stadium in the Fall of 2020, officially commencing construction on the 20,000+ seat soccer-specific venue. Republic FC is also planning development on a stadium preview center, in which fans will be invited to learn about the different seating options offered at Railyards Stadium, with first priority going to our Members.
Due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to all operations, the timeline surrounding new expansion entry into the league will be modified. Sacramento Republic FC will now join Major League Soccer beginning in the 2023 season in a new downtown stadium.
Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) was awarded one Gold Rank and two Bronze Ranks in the 2021 Excellence in Economic Development awards. GSEC won two awards related to its #NextOutWest campaign: a Gold Rank in the category of Digital Media for the multichannel marketing and PR campaign and a Bronze Rank in the category of Multimedia/Video Promotion for its campaign video. Finally, the organization was awarded a Bronze Rank in the category of Talent Development and Retention for its Digital Upskill Sacramento program. The honors were presented today at an awards ceremony during the IEDC Annual Conference.
TurtleTree has officially opened its new R&D facility in California’s state capital. Located in West Sacramento, this 24,000-square-foot building will house a world-class research hub showcasing the company’s extensive array of innovations and cell-based technologies.
The Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) announced the leading economic development organization will launch a new community engagement and events program called engagED.