University of Phoenix Stadium is located in Glendale, Arizona. It is a multi-purpose football stadium. It hosts football. Basketball, soccer, concerts, motorsports, cooperate events and rodeos. It was opened in August 2006. The first football game was played on 12th August 2006. In 2006, university of phoenix acquired naming rights to the stadium totaling $154.5 million over 20 years. It was designed by renowned architect Peter Eisenman. This stadium occupies more than 25 acres. It is considered as architectural icon for the region. In 2006, Light Emitting Diode video and ribbon displays from Daktronics in Brooking, South Dakota were installed.
The overall cost of the project is $455 million. There are approximately 63,400 permanent seats, which can be expanded to 72,200 seats. There are no obstructed view seats in the stadium. This stadium has 88 luxury lofts. The construction phase added 3,500 jobs and $400 in economic benefits to area. The exterior skin represents a cactus barrel. There are 21 vertical slots on the exterior wall of the stadium. It has 20,000 square feet of meeting room space. It has 14,000 on-site parking spaces, 12,000 adjacent spaces. The stadium hosted NFC Championship Game in 2009.