Local entrepreneur unveils first-of-its-kind dining, entertainment center in ABQ

Local entrepreneur unveils first-of-its-kind dining, entertainment center in ABQ


>>YOU ARE WATCHING KOAT ACTION
7 NEWS. SHELLY: WE TOLD YOU MONTHS AGO,
TOP GOLF IS BUILDING IN
ALBUQUERQUE. NOW ANOTHER MAJOR ENTRAINMENT
VENUE WILL GO IN RIGHT NEXT
DOOR. KOAT WAS THE FIRST TO TELL YOU
ABOUT THE PROJECT LAST NIGHT AT
10:00, AND TODAY WE’RE LEARNING
MORE. ANCHOR CHRISTINE PAE FOUND OUT
SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE BANDS MAY
BE PLAYING THERE SOON. CHRISTINE: SOON THIS OLD
SPORTING GOODS STORE IS GOING TO
BE —
>>THE ONE-STOP SHOP. YOU DIDN’T HAVE A GOOD MEAL,
HANG OUT IN PIANO BARS, AND WALK
OUT, HAVE A CONCERT, ANOTHER
MEAL. CHRISTINE: THIS IS ALBUQUERQUE
BUSINESSMAN AND VALLEY HIGH ALUM
DANIEL SALAZAR. FOR DECADES, HE HAS RUN ONE OF
THE NATION’S LARGEST CONCERT
STAGING COMPANIES FROM THIS
SOUTHEAST WAREHOUSE. NOW HE’S INVESTING $12 MILLION
TO TURN THE OLD SPORTS AUTHORITY
NEAR INTERSTATE 25 AND MONTANO
INTO REVEL A CONCERT
ENTERTAINMENT VENUE.>>WE HAVE NOT SEEN ANYTHING
LIKE THIS IN ALBUQUERQUE, AND
TO BE HONEST WITH YOU,
THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. CHRISTINE: THE BUILDING IS BIG
ENOUGH TO PUT A FOOTBALL FIELD
INSIDE.>>I LOOKED AT THIS BUILDING FOR
YEARS AND WANDERED WHAT IT COULD
BE, AND WHEN TOP GOLF ANNOUNCED
THEY WERE GOING TO MOVE NEXT
DOOR, THAT WAS THE MOMENT WHEN I
SAID, “THIS IS IT.” CHRISTINE: HE PLANS TO HAVE ACTS
LIKE.>>EARTH, WIND, AND FIRE,
CHICAGO, MELLENKAMP. A LOT OF THE CLASSICS. EDDIE MONEY. THOSE TYPE OF 1980’S ROCK BANDS
ALL THE WAY TO UP TO NEW HIP HOP
RAP. ,>>EVEN LOCAL ARTISTS. CHRISTINE: THE VENUE CAN ALSO
DO.>>BOXING, MMA. WE CAN DO COMIC CONS. CHRISTINE: CHAVEZ GAVE KOAT AN
EXCLUSIVE TOUR TUESDAY. THREE RESTAURANTS HERE.>>RIGHT THERE IS GOING TO BE A
FOOD COURT, IF YOU WILL, A BEER
GARDEN, IF YOU WILL. ENOUGH TO ACCOMMODATE A CROWD OF
3200. ALL PAST THAT WILL BE A CONCERT
FACILITY. THE STAGE WILL BE ON THAT WALL. A COFFEE SHOP THAT WILL HAVE AN
EXTERNAL WINDOW OUT THERE. CHRISTINE: THE VENUE WILL BE
BUILT IN TWO PHASES WITH THE
RESTAURANT AND BAR OPENING IN
NOVEMBER. CHRISTINE PAE, KOAT ACTION 7
NEWS. SHELLY: CHAVEZ SAYS HE PLANS TO
EMPLOY 250 PEOPLE, RANGING FROM
WAIT

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