Nexus Center expected to open in December

Mohawk Valley Garden CEO and Comets President Rob Esche told the Oneida County Legsilature on Wednesday that the Nexus Center is expected to be ready by December.

Posted: Feb 12, 2020 11:39 PM
Updated: Feb 13, 2020 1:56 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- Mohawk Valley Garden CEO and Comets President Rob Esche told the Oneida County Legsilature on Wednesday that the Nexus Center is expected to be ready by December.

Dirt is moving next to the Adirondack Bank Center on Whitesboro Street. The Nexus Center will be a multi use sports recreation center mostly used for hockey, box lacrosse and box soccer.

"All in all I think everyone will see a great project when all is said and done." Esche said.

During his presentation to the Legislature, Esche said the center could bring in approximately $26 million through tournaments.

The project to build the Nexus Center is estimated to cost $40 million. 

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