On July 12, 2014, city council of City of Rijeka adopted the decision on the right of construction in the real estate owned by City of Rijeka for 50 years in order to reconstruct the football stadium Kantrida and to construct and refurbish football fields on Rujevica.
The Preliminary agreement was signed on July 12th 2014 by mayor Vojko Obersnel and CEO of Kantrida Stadium Ltd. Dean Šćulac. The signed contract created the conditions for the start of construction of the new stadium Kantrida and football fields at Rujevica.
The applicant to a public tender was company Stadion Kantrida Ltd., and its obligation, as it's written in Preliminary agreement, is to obtain a building permit for the project Kantrida and necessary acts for refurbishment on Rujevica, build a football stadium and associated facilities on Kantrida and build soccer fields and associated facilities on Rujevica. City of Rijeka, as it's written in Preliminary agreement, will undertake legal and property preparation for both locations, as well as law and property reparation for the terrain reserved for transportation and utility infrastructure.
The project of the new stadium Kantrida includes a complete reconstruction of the existing stadium complex, reconstruction and construction of transportation and utility infrastructure and construction of new facilities and spatial planning in the maritime domain. The project to build football fields on Rujevica includes reconstruction of the existing sports fields for football camp, while newly reconstracted fields in this area will also be used as the stadium for the matches of FC Rijeka during the reconstruction of the new stadium. The project also includes the reconstruction of existing and construction of new roads and the construction of a new utility infrastructure.
City of Rijeka will take care of the required legal and property preparation for both locations and build the necessary infrastructure, which includes a new access road to the future facilities on Kantrida and Rujevica.