The dream of having the largest stadium in South America is ongoing. After announcing the incorporation of the stadium’s name day, which will be renamed Mas Monumentaland halfway through the start of the second phase of the works, River made another important announcement: This Friday, from 14:00, the presale of 2,434 stalls will begin, which will be in the next lower ring of the San Martín grandstand and the new boxes that will be built in the Centenarywith income established in 1.4 billion dollars.
As for the stalls of the lower lower San Martín (it will be attached to the field thanks to the work done last year on the ground game), 600 four- / five-seat packages are available, ranging in price from $ 2,000,000 to $ 4,500,000 depending on the number of positions and on the type of parking (Internal or Riding Club), in case you want to acquire this benefit. In turn, they can be purchased individually, starting at $ 750,000, and all will be available from January 2023.
The presale of the new San Martín stalls.
During a presentation at the Monumentale which took place this Friday morning, Stéfano Di Carloclub secretary, added that the presale process is “transparent and democratizing”, so that anyone who has the intention and the resources can make the reservation online and days later finalize the operationwithout the need to be a member (the boxes can be paid in three installments, while the boxes in six).
In the case of the boxes, most of them are part of a historical waiting list and those that remain to be sold can be purchased starting at 52,000,000 dollars, for 12 people, for 10 years. Moreover, from Núñez they observed it the stalls are for all the games that the River plays at home, be it friendly matches, local leagues or tournaments organized by Conmebol. Meanwhile, the boxes can also be used for recitals and matches of the Argentina national team.
The new boxes of the Monumentale. River Press.
With an estimated duration of 27 months, the total cost calculated by the DC is $ 45,000,000.which will be financed by the 20,000,000 US dollars from the denomination, the nearly 5,000,000 US dollars for this year’s concerts (Coldplay, Guns N ‘Roses and Harry Styles are already confirmed for this year) and the revenue for future presales, for which they expect to raise between $ 20 and $ 25 million and estimate that much of it will be acquired by companies for corporate headquarters.
The detail of the works
The initial phase begins in April and will run until February 2023, which will require an investment of 25 million dollars and foresees the construction of the new ring in the sector currently covered by gray canvas. This phase will bring the stands closer to the playing field: the lower stands will be built in the San Martín and the popular lower and lower stands in the Sívori and Centenario seats. Likewise, there will be 76 new stalls between Sívori and Centenario and a 700 square meter restaurant.
A new parking area for 240 vehicles will also be addedthe renovation of various areas (referees’ dressing room, anti-doping sector, medical department) and the construction of the access tunnel to the pitch which will allow the two teams to take the field at the same time.
This will be the new Monumental.
IDOM, a Spanish consulting, engineering and architecture firm, will be the Project Manager for the renovation of a stadium that capacity will increase to 81,000 spectators in a ratio of 25% popular / 75% public and with a total reshaping of the seats. The good news is that during the works Gallardo’s team will be able to continue playing at the Monumental.
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The last phase, which will begin after the Institute has moved to the Innovation Hub, will require another $ 20 million investment. and will aim to close the lower ring with the construction of stalls in the Belgrano, the construction of 46 boxes in the Sívori with 360 ° circulation in the central ring, as well as the creation of two other parking floors (can be accommodated) which will include a direct access deck to the garages with lifts and stairs.