Talking Stick Resort Arena at 201 E Jefferson St holds a lot of memories; moments that put a smile on our faceandeven some that broke our hearts
We cheered for champions, young guns and some of the biggest entertainers in the world.
It’s been home to over 40 million friends and families coming together for memories that will last a lifetime.
The journey has been long and storied, but now it’s time to say goodbye to this version of Talking Stick Resort Arena as we all know it, and usher in the next era.
Locker Room Tour
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, we get an assist from Suns forward Cam Johnson as he walks through the latest progress in the revamped Pavilion and Suns locker room.
FOX Sports Arizona Broadcast Studio
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Suns broadcasters Tom Leander and Eddie Johnson get a first look at the all-new FOX Sports Arizona broadcast studio in the heart of the transformed arena pavilion.
Corner Bars & North Lounge Tour
On this week's episode of Transformation Thursday, Okland Construction Project Engineer Gina Jensen shows off the all-new Corner Bars and North Lounge that will give fans unique views and experiences to catch all the action on the court.
On this week’s Transformation Thursday, Axon takes a hard hat tour of their all-new Floor Suite, featuring unparalleled views of the players entering the court, a personal in-suite host for each event and a private all-inclusive dining & beverage experience.
Final Seats Installed
In this week's Transformation Thursday, with a little help from the Gorilla and Scorch, we celebrate the final seats being installed at the arena that will greatly improve the comfort for every fan welcomed to the venue.
Multi-Level Commissary Tour
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Sean Malloy, Project Superintendent with Okland Construction, walks through the all-new commissary, the only structural addition to the existing arena that will elevate the arena’s food and beverage experience and capabilities.
Zoom in on Construction
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Zack Contla, Project Engineer from Okland Construction provides a tour of the event level and shows the progress in the new club spaces, the exclusive floor suites and the visitor’s locker room.
Food Court Preview
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Lindsey touches on the upgrades coming to the upper concourse including an all-new 10,000 sq. ft. food court.
Behind the Scenes of the Performance Center
Change of scenery: Join Suns Managing Partner Robert Sarver and GM James Jones for a behind-the-scenes look at the all-new Performance Center on this week’s Transformation Thursday.
New Control Room
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, A/V Director Gary Gillespie previews the all-new control room that will manage the wide variety of new technology in the arena.
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Lindsey gives us the latest progress in the Casino Arizona Pavilion, seating installation, and new club spaces including the exclusive floor suites.
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Matt Richards from Okland Construction takes us on a behind the scenes tour of the Project 201 construction site and provides updates on new club spaces, the upgraded seating, the expanded concourse and much more.
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Wilson Electric Service Corporation CEO Wes McClure walks us through how they are approaching rewiring the arena.
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Matt Richards from Okland Construction takes us on a tour of the new Pavilion space with massive new bar, more than 8400 square feet of LED screens and Suns Live broadcast desk all just a few steps away from the action on the court.
Staying Safe & On Schedule
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Robert Sarver and Matt Richards provide insight on how the construction project has stayed on schedule even in the midst of a pandemic.
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Matt Richards from Okland Construction provides an update on the all-new scoreboard and the hoist being made to pull it up to the rafters.
In this week’s Transformation Thursday Ralph Marchetta, General Manager of Talking Stick Resort Arena, gives his insight on the structural upgrades to the arena and how they align with the needs of today’s concerts and events.
North Lounge Details
In this week’s episode of Transformation Thursdays, Matt Richards from Okland Construction provides insight on the all-new country-themed bar area in the north-end of the arena.
Corner Bar Construction
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Okland Project Executive Matt Richards highlights the development of the Corner Bars, a brand-new arena experience that features some of the best views in the house.
Hear From Matt Richards
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Lindsey introduces Matt Richards, Project Executive for Okland Construction, who provides insight about the work being done at the arena and the all-new Courtside Club.
In this week's Transformation Thursday, Lindsey provides the latest updates as major demolition is completed and construction is ramping up around the arena.
In this week’s Transformation Thursday, Lindsey Smith provides a first look at the all-new Transformation Center at Talking Stick Resort Arena. A visit to the Transformation Center gives fans a first-hand experience of all the exciting changes and amenities coming to the arena. Book your appointment today.
In this week's Transformation Thursday, Robert Sarver provides an exclusive, behind-the-scenes construction tour of our brand-new performance center. The state-of-the-art training facility for our Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury players is scheduled to be completed by the end of the summer.
Big Milestone Hit
In this week's Transformation Thursday we hit a big milestone in the process as Lindsey shows the last seat being removed from the bowl.
In this week's Transformation Thursday, Lindsey provides a look at the latest construction at the arena including preparation for the new corner bars and the arrival of the all-new dual LED rings.
Meet Michael Dei Maggi, the new executive chef for the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury setting the culinary direction for the transformed Talking Stick Resort Arena.
In this week's Transformation Thursday, Lindsey provides the latest construction updates from Talking Stick Resort Arena including the temporary relocation of the iconic Ring of Honor.
Hear From Bill Johnson
This week’s Transformation Thursday features an interview with the design principal, Bill Johnson, from the global architectural firm HOK that is leading the arena project. Bill was part of the team that built the arena in 1992 and he provides his unique perspective around the design for the reimagined transformation of Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Farewell to the Arena
The first installment of Transformation Thursdays with Lindsey Smith. See the progress of the Project 201 Arena Transformation for yourself as Lindsey provides updates on the latest construction and work being done at Talking Stick Resort Arena every Thursday.