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The Monterrey Arena is owned by Publimax S.A. de C.V. (TV Azteca Northeast), part of the Dataflux Group, who owns 80% and by TV Azteca who owns 20%. Both corporations are owned and directed by Ricardo Salinas Pliego. The arena is 480,000 square feet (45,000 m²) in size.
The project of the arena started on 1989 when the Asociacion para el Fomento de Deporte y Recreacion A.C, lead by the businessmen Jorge Lankenau and Hernan Garza presented the project to the then president Carlos Salinas. The project gained support from the Government of the State of Nuevo León who gave the land for the arena to be constructed within the limits of Fundidora Park.
The arena was originally planned to begin being built on May 1992, and finished by 1993, but the construction works actually started on January 1994, and was planned to be finished by 1996. However due the 1994 economic crisis in Mexico, on May 1995 the project suffered a slowdown in the construction process and finally came to a complete halt by 1996, due the lack of economic resources.
On April 2001 the Government of the State of Nuevo León invited 11 groups of investors to discuss the possibilities of restarting the construction of the arena. On June 1, 2001 the government announced that there were only 5 groups of investors willing to take over the debt and finish up the project and 2 weeks later, Publimax S.
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