Roma have taken the first official steps to building their new state of the art stadium, with “the final decision to be taken by June 2012.”
The club’s American owners stated from the start that their plan was to create a new arena just for the Giallorossi rather than the Stadio Olimpico they share with Lazio, rented from the Italian Olympic Committee.
Today it was announced Roma have awarded the contract to Cushman & Wakefield LLP in order to find the best area in the city to build the stadium.
“The consultants have already begun the process of selecting a suitable area in and around the city, which will be followed by an in-depth technical analysis in order to allow the final decision to be taken by June 2012.”
Roma hope to follow in the footsteps of Juventus, who built the first club-owned stadium in Italy.
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