HARRISON, NJ (February 6, 2023) – New York Red Bulls announced today that Gensler, a global architecture, design and planning firm, would serve as the lead architectural designer for its Training Complex in Morris Township, NJ. They will guide all architectural and design planning for the future state-of-the-art facility.
"Gensler will provide world-class architectural planning expertise as we partner to build the premier training complex in all of Major League Soccer," said Marc de Grandpré, General Manager, New York Red Bulls. "Our shared vision for this facility is something that our entire organization, along with the Morris Township community, will be extremely proud of for many years to come."
“We are honored to partner with the New York Red Bulls to create their new home, which will bring their professional team, academy and youth development programs together in one location,” said Jonathan Emmett, Principal and Design Director, Gensler. “The core design concept for the training complex focuses on the performance, health and wellbeing of the athletes, coaches and staff.”
The Complex will be located on the former Honeywell site off of Columbia Road, within one mile of the Route 24 interchange with County Road 510. The 80-acres of land being developed will feature eight soccer pitches. Along with the First Team and Red Bulls II, the Complex will also be home to the New York Red Bulls Academy and Youth Training programs, North America’s leading youth soccer development system.
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 53 locations and more than 7,000 professionals networked across the Americas, Europe, Greater China, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. Founded in 1965, the firm works globally with more than 4,000 clients across more than 29 practice areas spanning the work, lifestyle, community, and health sectors. We are guided by our mission to create a better world through the power of design, and the source of our strength is our people. By leveraging our diversity of ideas, our research and innovation, our shared values, and our One-Firm Firm culture, we are working seamlessly as a borderless firm in 140 countries and making the greatest impact on our communities as we continue to tackle the world’s challenges.
About the New York Red Bulls
The New York Red Bulls are one of 29 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). RBNY, one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, have competed in the league since its founding in 1996. The Red Bulls play home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. The three-time MLS Supporters' Shield Winners are owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams.
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