Ice District development already paying off: Edmonton officials

WATCH ABOVE: Edmontonians have heard Rogers Place will pay for itself and then some, at least from the city's perspective. But it is a bit of a gamble. For that to happen, downtown growth and development must play out as anticipated. Fletcher Kent takes a look at those numbers and what we're seeing already.

The doors to Rogers Place are finally open to the public.

The man in charge of the project for the City of Edmonton says the arena is already paying dividends. It is generating development faster than originally anticipated.

Watch below: Ongoing coverage of the opening of Rogers Place

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