Stone Planning Hired by Rapid City to Complete a Feasibility Study for a New Arena

The City of Rapid City, South Dakota has hired Stone Planning to provide a feasibility analysis for a new arena. The study will consider a wide range of factors, including ongoing operations of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center complex and its more-than-40-year-old Barnett Arena, the regional environment for arenas, trends in the sports and entertainment industry, potential opportunities for other event space on the campus, and many others. We will then provide facility recommendations and operating/financial forecasts for a recommended facility if any.