Global Lands Rio Rancho Arena

Global Entertainment Corp. will manage the soon-to-be-built events center in Rio Rancho, N.M., scheduled to open in November 2006.

The $45 million arena will be home to the New Mexico Scorpions hockey team in addition to hosting concerts and other events, according to The Rio Rancher Observer.

The facility is part of a $100 million downtown project that will include a new city hall, multiplex theatre, retail shops and restaurants.