The investor began to develop a construction project of “Handball Arena” in the Left Bank part of Rostov-on-Don, near the stadium “Rostov Arena”, which was built ahead of the World Cup. It was announced by Head of the Rostov-on-Don City Administration, Vitaliy Kushnarev at a press conference.
“A ground, 2 ha in area, was allotted for the construction of “Handball Arena” in the Left Bank part of the city near the stadium. We intend to implement the project together with the group of companies “Agrokom”. The concept has already been defined. The arena construction project is being developed”, he said.
Previously, it was known that the construction of “Handball Arena” was planned to start in 2019. It is expected that the complex will be adapted not only for handball sports competitions, but also for mini-football, basketball, volleyball and badminton, as well as for cultural and entertainment events. Commercial facilities, shops, cafes and restaurants will be situated in the building. Besides the arena, a hotel will be located on the territory.
The total investment costs of this complex will amount about 1 billion rubles. This is one of the four investment projects of “Agrokom Group” (a multi-industry holding which incorporated about 60 enterprises) in the Rostov Region, these projects were included in the cooperation agreement with the regional government signed during the SPIEF-2017. The authorities will provide the facility with all necessary infrastructure. The complex will become a part of the sports cluster on the left bank of the Don River, which is planned to form by 2023.