Nederlander in Southwest

Nederlander Of California is becoming a facility operator in the Southwest, announcing January 17th that it has been chosen to manage the Maricopa County Events Center near Phoenix.

With the announcement, Nederlander, which usually operates venues it owns, shows it is increasing its presence as a third-party facility operator of arenas.

Nederlander has named former Greek Theatre exec Dan Wholeen general manager.

Maricopa County took over management of the 7,034-seat facility from Arizona State University in 2005.