H-E-B Center at Cedar Park

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H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
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Former names Cedar Park Center (2009–2016)
Location 2100 Avenue of the Stars
Cedar Park, Texas 78613 USA
Coordinates 30°32′29″N 97°49′13″W / 30.5414°N 97.8202°W / 30.5414; -97.8202Coordinates: 30°32′29″N 97°49′13″W / 30.5414°N 97.8202°W / 30.5414; -97.8202
Owner City of Cedar Park
Operator Northland Properties, LLC[1]
Capacity Basketball: 7,200
Ice Hockey: 6,863
Up to 8,700 seats for concerts and special events
Surface Multi-surface
Construction
Broke ground June 10, 2008[2]
Opened September 25, 2009[1]
Construction cost $55 million
($60.7 million in 2016 dollars[3])
Architect Sink Combs Dethlefs[1]
Project manager Frew Management Group, LLC.[4]
Structural engineer Walter P Moore[5]
Services engineer M-E Engineers, Inc.[6]
General contractor Hunt Construction Group[1]
Tenants
Texas Stars (AHL) (2009–present)
Austin Spurs (NBA D-League) (2010–present)
Austin Aces (WTT) (2014–2015)
Austin Acoustic (LFL) (2016–present)

H-E-B Center at Cedar Park is an indoor arena, located in Cedar Park, in the U.S. state of Texas, near Austin. Originally named Cedar Park Center, the arena is home to the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League, the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League and the Austin Aces of World TeamTennis.[7][8][9]

The 8,700-seat sports arena is located at the corner of 183A and New Hope Road in Cedar Park, Texas.

The city of Cedar Park owns the arena, which is operated by Texas Stars L.P., a division of Northland Properties, the owner of the Dallas Stars and Texas Stars.[10]

History[edit]

Construction began in 2008, at a cost of $55 million, and the new arena was officially opened in September 2009. The building's first event took place on September 25, 2009, featuring country music artist George Strait.[11]

On April 22, 2016, it was announced that H-E-B had acquired the naming rights for the Cedar Park Center, and renamed the facility to H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.[12]

Events[edit]

On February 18, 2011, the center hosted a Strikeforce MMA televised event, known as ShoMMA 14, with Lyle Beerbohm vs. Pat Healy headlining the show.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Highlights". Cedar Park Center. Retrieved September 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ Collins, Mark (June 11, 2008). "Cedar Park Event Center Groundbreaking". Impact News. Retrieved September 22, 2011. 
  3. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved November 10, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Cedar Park Center". Frew Nations. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Cedar Park Events Center". Bosworth Steel. Retrieved September 17, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Cedar Park Center" (PDF). Victaulic. 2012. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 
  7. ^ Watson, Gregg (February 20, 2008). "Cedar Park Leaders Praise Planned Events Center". KEYE. Austin. Retrieved February 21, 2008. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Cedar Park Completes Event Center Deal, Lands Dallas Stars Affiliate". Austin Business Journal. February 21, 2008. Retrieved February 22, 2008. 
  9. ^ "Toros Move to Cedar Park". KVUE. Austin. August 9, 2010. Archived from the original on February 26, 2012. Retrieved August 12, 2010. 
  10. ^ Center, HEB. "Northland Properties Corporation Completes Acquisition of Texas Stars, Assumes Control of Cedar Park Center | HEB Center". www.hebcenter.com. Retrieved 2016-07-11. 
  11. ^ "George Strait Headlines Opening Concert at the New Cedar Park Center". Cedar Park Center. June 15, 2009. Archived from the original on June 16, 2009. Retrieved July 8, 2009. 
  12. ^ Staff, By Gary Dinges - American-Statesman. "H-E-B acquires Cedar Park Center naming rights". www.mystatesman.com. Retrieved 2016-04-22. 
  13. ^ Golden, Cedric (February 17, 2011). "Former Addict Beerbohm Finds Second Chance with MMA". Austin American-Statesman. Retrieved June 10, 2014. 

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