Big House, big prices
Published 08/27/2009, The Jamestown Sun
The University of Michigan has sold much of the premium seating at the Big House despite a poor economy, a school-record nine losses last season and a finished product people couldn’t see. Senior associate athletic director Joe Parker said Wednesday the school has commitments for 70 percent of the luxury suites and almost 70 percent of the club seats that will be in the new-look Michigan Stadium in 2010. “We’re pleased with where we are,” Parker said during a tour of the $226 million renovation. “When the project is complete, we expect all of our premium seating to be sold.”Word count: 302
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