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Detroit Medical Center and Olympia Development Announce Project to Develop State-Of-The-Art Sports Medicine Institute Adjacent to Little Caesars Arena

Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and Olympia Development of Michigan announced today a long-term agreement to build a state-of-the-art facility in which DMC will lease a portion of the building to operate a one-of-a-kind sports medicine facility.

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Little Caesars Arena Receives Prestigious Sports Facility of the Year Award at 2018 Sports Business Awards

The state-of-the-art Little Caesars Arena received the prestigious Sports Facility of the Year award at the 2018 Sports Business Awards Ceremony at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City on Wednesday night.

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Six Major Projects to Launch Phase Two of Development in The District Detroit

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced six projects in The District Detroit, including the restoration of three vacant historic buildings and the construction of three new mixed-use buildings near the state-of-the-art Little Caesars Arena.

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Jack Daniel's Season Opening Celebration at Little Caesars Arena Extended Until Friday

Following the postponement of the Detroit Tigers home opener until Friday, March 30, the inaugural Jack Daniel’s Season Opening Celebration at the state-of-the-art Little Caesars Arena will also resume on Friday beginning at 8 a.m

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Little Caesars Awards Nearly 70% of Headquarters Expansion Contracts to Detroit Companies

More than $56 million in contracts have been awarded to Detroit-based businesses for construction of the new Little Caesars world headquarters campus expansion on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, future home to 700 Little Caesars employees.

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New $30 Million Temple West Mixed-Use Building Announced in The District Detroit

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced construction has begun on a new 285,000 square-foot multi-story, mixed-use building on Temple Street that brings additional parking, along with space ready for new retail, residential and office to The District Detroit, continuing the rapid development happening near Little Caesars Arena and beyond

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Joe Louis Arena and Detroit Red Wings Online Memorabilia Auction Begins Saturday

In advance of the holiday shopping season, Olympia Entertainment announced today that Detroit Red Wings and Joe Louis Arena fans will have an opportunity to own a piece of the storied arena’s history through an online memorabilia auction that begins on Saturday, Dec. 9.

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Little Caesars Arena Becomes First NHL and NBA Arena to Receive Homeland Security SAFETY Act Certification

Little Caesars Arena, home of the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings and NBA’s Detroit Pistons, has received SAFETY Act Certification, the highest level of protection awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Managed and operated by Olympia Entertainment, Little Caesars Arena becomes the first combined NHL, NBA and entertainment venue to earn the certification.

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Olympia Development of Michigan to Pay Off and Privately Refinance $200 Million Series B Public Arena Financing Bonds

Olympia Development of Michigan announced today that it will pay off and privately refinance the $200 million in Series B public bonds that have supported the development of Little Caesars Arena.

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The District Detroit Mobile App Adds to First-Class Customer Experience at Little Caesars Arena

The District Detroit Mobile App presented by XFINITY, available now in the App Store and Google Play Store. The District Detroit App is the next phase of the organizations’ commitment to providing a first-class guest experience at Little Caesars Arena and throughout The District Detroit. 

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Belfor Property Restoration Expands Commitment to Home State of Michigan and Signs on as a Landmark Partner for Little Caesars Arena, Detroit Red Wings

The world’s largest restoration company supports Detroit’s ongoing renewal through training center naming rights partnership with Olympia Entertainment and The District Detroit

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Free Admission Tickets to Little Caesars Arena's Community Sneak Peek Available to the Public Friday, August 25 at 10 a.m.

Olympia Entertainment today announced details surrounding the free Community Sneak Peek at Little Caesars Arena taking place on Saturday, September 9 from 2-8 p.m. This free admission tour is part of Little Caesars Arena Preview Week.

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Olympia Entertainment Announces Details For Little Caesars Arena Preview Week Leading Up to Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art Arena on Sept. 12

Olympia Entertainment today announced details surrounding Little Caesars Arena Preview Week. Events and activities will take place from Sept. 5-10 to provide fans, partners and community members chances to see the state-of-the-art home of the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons and world-class entertainment acts – culminating with the official Grand Opening of Little Caesars Arena on Sept. 12, as Detroit’s-own Kid Rock plays his first of six shows to open the more than 20,000-seat arena.

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The Ilitch Organization Provides Career Opportunities to More Than 670 Skilled Trade Apprentices in The District Detroit; Hundreds More Expected

The District Detroit, which includes Little Caesars Arena and many other new developments, has already created more than 670 apprentice and pre-apprentice positions with hundreds of Detroit and Michigan-based contractors since April 2015. So far, 673 apprentices have been hired to work on Little Caesars Arena, more than half of whom are Detroit residents.

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Little Caesars Arena Fans to Enjoy World’s Largest, Seamless Centerhung Scoreboard System

Fans attending concerts, shows or sporting events at the new Little Caesars Arena will enjoy state-of-the art video displays designed, manufactured and installed by Daktronics, the world leader in audiovisual systems and implementation. The centerhung system at Little Caesars Arena, the future home of the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons and countless entertainment and community events, will be more than 5,100 square feet.

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Ilitch Holdings to Partner with Cass Tech High School for Third Year of Student Internships

Now in its third year, the Ilitch Holdings, Inc.’s Community Connect program will invite another group of 24 Cass Tech High School students to fill internship positions within Little Caesars, the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and other Ilitch-owned companies this summer.

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Two Topping Out Ceremonies in Two Days as Rapid Progress Continues

Local ironworkers constructing the Little Caesars world headquarters campus expansion and the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business in The District Detroit will hold ceremonial topping out events this week. 

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Olympia Entertainment Puts Emphasis on Unique Fan Experience, Naming Delaware North Sportservice as food, beverage and retail partner for Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena

Delaware North Sportservice – a division of global hospitality and foodservice provider Delaware North – has been awarded the contract to serve as the food, beverage and retail partner at Little Caesars Arena.

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TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW AT 10:00 A.M. AS ROMA V. PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN F.C. SOCCER MATCH AT COMERICA PARK TO KICK-OFF 2017 INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP PRESENTED BY HEINEKEN®

Tickets will be available to the public beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16 for the match between Italian powerhouse AS Roma and current French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain F.C. at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday, July 19 as part of the 2017 International Champions Cup presented by Heineken. The match will launch the fifth edition of the International Champions Cup and mark the first ever professional soccer match held in Comerica Park. 

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AS ROMA AND PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN F.C. TO SQUARE OFF IN DETROIT ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 19 AT COMERICA PARK IN FIRST MATCH OF 2017 INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP PRESENTED BY HEINEKEN

Relevent Sports, a division of RSE Ventures, today announced that Italian powerhouse AS Roma and current French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain F.C. will face off in the first ever professional soccer match at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday, July 19 as part of the 2017 International Champions Cup presented by Heineken. The match is set to kick off at 8:00PM ET on ESPN2. Comerica Park is home to the Detroit Tigers and located in The District Detroit, one of the largest sports and entertainment developments underway in the United States.

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