About St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena
1100 Alabama Avenue SE, Washington, DC
The 5,000 seat arena will serve as the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia. According to plan, this development will be the first WNBA-dedicated facility in the league and a state of the art training center for the Washington Wizards. The facility is expected to attract over 350,00 annual new visitors per year.
The project is expected to open in September and create hundreds of jobs and a total of $90 million in new tax revenues over 20 years, including ticket tax, concessions and income taxes.