Myresjöhus Arena (Öster Arena)

Capacity12 200
2,000 (Terracing)
20 (Disabled seats)
Country Sweden
CityVaxjo
ClubsÖsters IF
Inauguration 03.09.2012 (Öster - Värnamo, 1-1)
Construction 03.2011 - 08.2012
Record attendance 12 173 (Öster - Värnamo, 03.09.2012)
Cost SEK 204 million
Design Iwdal Akerblad Arkitektbyran AB
Contractor NCC
Address Hejaregatan 7, 352 46 Växjö

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Description: Myresjöhus Arena

The design of Öster Arena was first presented in 2010. This work by Iwdal Akerblad Arkitektbyran AB is a rather modest (in size) venue with stands for 12,000 people. And is an outcome of long discussions about how a new football stadium is needed in Växjö.

The outdated, almost 50-year old Varendsvallen was still good for many events, so was left untouched, while new arena construction site started growing since March 2011 just next to it. Works went very well and along schedule, ending in late summer of 2012. However cost rose from the initial figure of SEK 170 million to 204 million.

Significant part of the spending was covered by first naming rights deal that provided name change for 7 years to Myresjöhus Arena.

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