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Allentown Arena and Redevelopment Project

Hammes was engaged by the City of Allentown to develop a major urban revitalization project in Allentown, Pennsylvania consisting of a hockey arena, hotel, office building and parking structure.

Location:

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Opportunity:

  • Developer
  • Owner's Representative

Type:

  • Mixed-Use Development
  • Sports Arena

Size:

125 acres

Hammes was engaged by the City of Allentown to develop a major urban revitalization project in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The redevelopment zone, located along the downtown riverfront, encompassed approximately 125 acres and one city block. Key to the development was the PPL Center, an 8,500-seat hockey arena and entertainment venue. As developer, Hammes represented the City, development authority and private investors. Project components included:

  • Hockey arena
  • Hotel
  • Office building
  • Parking structure