ACS will ‘play’ the World Cup in the US with its signature in half of the stadiums and possible works | companies

The new appointment of 2026 with the FIFA World Cup, in North America, promises to be a showcase for the Spanish ACSthe largest specialist in stadium construction through its US subsidiary Turner. Everything indicates that the event will become a business opportunity for this and other firms, especially hand in hand with the reforms. turner is the author of five of the 11 stadiums who will welcome you to the United States.

The first of them is him Arrowhead Stadium of Kansas City (Missouri), which hosts the games of the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL American football league. Inaugurated in 1972, it has a capacity for 76,400 spectators and is awaiting comprehensive remodeling.

In California, Turner raised the Sofi Stadium Los Angeles, California, used by the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Charger. The opening date of the largest NFL stadium is recent, September 2020. Its cost, of 4,900 million dollars (4,615 million euros), make it the most expensive sports complex in the world, paid for by the sports magnate Stan Kronke.

Imagen aérea del Lumen Field de Seattle (Washington)

Also in California, the construction company is the author of the Levi’s Stadium from San Francisco (California). Way back nine years old, the facility accommodates San Francisco 49ers games and offers seating for 68,500 fans.

Turner has his fourth World Cup stadium in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). The Lincoln Financial Field, with 68,500 seats, was inaugurated in August 2003 with a match between FC Barcelona and Manchester United. Its tenant since then is the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL.

And the fifth enclave of the ACS company for the World Cup in the United States is the Lumen Field of Seattle (Washington), which replaced the Kingdome demolished in 2002 after a work of more than 400 million dollars. This alternates matches of the NFL team Seattle Seahawks and the soccer leagues of the Seattle Sounders (male) and OL Reign (female). In the transition from American football to soccer, the local modality of soccer, the complex known as the noisiest of all professional sports in the US drops from 72,000 locations to 40,000.

Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania),
Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania),

The rest of the American headquarters are the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta (Georgia), opened in 2017 after works by Holder, Hunt and CD Moody. The AT&T built by Manhattan Construction in Dallas (Texas) in 2009 and which hosts Dallas Cowboys games. The NRG Houston (Texas), executed by the Manhattan-Skanska tandem in 2002. In Miami (Florida) the stadium has been chosen Hard Rock, remodeled in 2015 by Huber, Hunt & Nichols for 550 million. New York City (New York) is present through the Metlife of the New York Giants and the New York Jets, who have shared this flagship project of the Skanska construction company since 2010. And closing the list is the headquarters of the New England Patriots of the NFL, the Gillete Stadium from Boston (Massachusetts). Its owner, the Kraft family, promotes a reform project for 225 million entrusted to the local Suffolk.


Turner, Skanska and Manhattan Construction are the great references in world construction in what concerns the United States. To which Tutor Perini joins as a project manager.

Arrowhead Stadium de Kansas City (Misuri).
Arrowhead Stadium de Kansas City (Misuri).

In addition to these venues, in the 2026 cup three more than Mexico (Azteca stadium in Mexico City, the BBVA Bancomer in Monterrey and the Akron stadium in Guadalajara), and two in Canada (Toronto’s BMO Field and Vancouver’s BC Place).

Contrary to what happened in Qatar, where the venues were new, FIFA has opted to established stadiums in North America, thereby exponentially reducing the investment required in infrastructure. However, the president of the organization, Gianni Infantinohas called for taking advantage of the window of opportunity offered by any World Cup for investment.

In the case of the US, the requirements for adapting and remodeling the fields, both indoors and outdoors, are yet to be budgeted, which is already seen as a business in the making.

Very active

The ACS subsidiary, Turner, has just been awarded the construction of two important battery factories for electric vehicles, with works for a total of 4,500 million dollars together with different partnersbut in its DNA are large buildings and sports stadiums.

The ACS subsidiary signed the reforms of Madison and Yankee Stadium in New York

Last November, the project was acquired, along with the Gilbane Building, from the Buffalo Bills stadium, in New York Stateand must have the new arena for the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team ready, in Los Angeles, for the 2024-2025 season.

On Turner’s service sheet are the renovation of Madison Square Garden and the baseball cathedral, Yankee Stadium, both in New York. He was also in charge of the Sports Authority Field of the Denver Broncos, in the city of Denver (Colorado); from Nationals Park in Washington, or the Kansas Speedway circuit, where NASCAR Cup events are held.

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