Changes some Raleighites want to see at PNC Arena

We asked our readers to share their thoughts about the arena’s upcoming transformation.

A rendering of a potential rooftop bar at PNC Arena.

A rooftop bar could be added to PNC Arena.

Photo courtesy of the Centennial Authority

Last week, we shared insider information about PNC Arena’s upcoming renovations and possible ancillary development. Here are some ideas you, our readers, shared via our survey:

What would you like to see added to PNC Arena?

  • Healthier food options
  • A rooftop sports bar with big TVs
  • Local restaurants open on non-event days
  • Larger common areas to improve crowd flow
  • Wider seats with more legroom
  • Food service at your seat
  • More TVs in common areas to watch the action while waiting in line
  • Sportsbook
  • More ticket entryways around the arena
  • More lighting in the parking lot
  • Outdoor water feature

What would you like to see included in a new development built around the arena?

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants, bars, and breweries
  • Parking garages
  • Sports bar
  • Designated space for tailgating
  • Outdoor music venue
  • Retail (yoga studio, Target, Pottery Barn)
  • Outdoor spaces like a park, with greenway access
  • Public transit station
  • Rideshare drop-off and pick-up locations
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