Dubai to build largest indoor arena in region to seat 20,000
07 November, 2016
A multipurpose indoor arena with a capacity of around 20,000 people is to be built in the heart of the city. Work has begun on Dubai Arena, which will cover an area of around 46,000 square metres (500,000 sq ft) near the vast City Walk retail development. It is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. The air-conditioned stadium, being built by developer Meraas, is described as “the future ‘go-to’ venue for all international music concerts as well as other sporting and entertainment events”.