Developers of a proposed 65,000-seat football stadium have zeroed in on a site and a $1.9 billion budget — and they told a special committee Thursday that if $750 million in hotel room tax revenue isn’t authorized for the project, the dome that could bring the NFL’s Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas won’t be built.
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U.S. Sen. Harry Reid voiced support Tuesday for a proposed domed football stadium that could bring the NFL’s Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas, but he deferred to local and state officials when asked about the project’s financing.
Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson on Monday challenged MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren’s support of a proposed $1.4 billion upgrade of the Las Vegas Convention Center, calling a new stadium backed by Sands a higher priority for Southern Nevada’s tourism economy.
State Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson said Friday that funding proposals for a Las Vegas Convention Center expansion and a 65,000-seat domed stadium might have to be linked to win the approval of the Nevada Legislature.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Monday asked who would pay for the necessary upgrades to freeways and streets leading to a 65,000-seat domed football stadium proposed by Las Vegas Sands Corp., Majestic Realty and the Oakland Raiders.
The proximity of the Bali Hai Golf Club to two interstate highways and world-famous Las Vegas Boulevard has now made it the leading contender as a site for a 65,000-seat domed football stadium proposed by Las Vegas Sands Corp., Majestic Realty and the Oakland Raiders.
The Bali Hai Golf Club has emerged as a potential site for a 65,000-seat domed stadium, joining four other sites as leading locations for the project.
Expect the city of Las Vegas to employ a full-court press as early as Thursday to impress the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee that Cashman Center is the best place for a 65,000-seat domed football stadium.
For the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee, this was supposed to be the week for handshakes, high fives and smiling farewells. Instead, it will be a week when committee members evaluate, deliberate and compromise.
Las Vegas City Council members directed city staff Wednesday to step up the campaign and tout Cashman Center’s viability as a potential NFL stadium site, the only site within city boundaries that’s been identified as being in contention.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed an amended executive order enabling the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee to operate through Sept. 30.
Gov. Brian Sandoval will extend the life of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee so that the 11-member group can further evaluate a proposal for a 65,000-seat domed football stadium.
Matt Youmans and Richard Velotta cover developments from the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee meeting Monday at UNLV.
At a special tourism infrastructure meeting intended to narrow the field of prospective stadium sites, the list of potential locations instead grew on Monday.
Going into Monday’s special meeting of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committeeat UNLV, there’s no panic. But there also isn’t a lot of confidence that everything will get done by July 28.
A portion of more than 100 acres on West Tropicana Avenue west of Interstate 15 is under consideration as a site for the proposed $1.45 billion, 65,000-seat domed football stadium.
A letter from Southwest, McCarran’s busiest commercial carrier, all but ends the debate about whether the $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat stadium could be built at the 42-acre site at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane.
Mark Davis has been searching for a new home for several years, and the owner of the Oakland Raiders has said he’s ready to settle in Las Vegas. But exactly where the NFL team might secure real estate is the question no one can answer right now.
The state panel that’s developing a financing plan for a domed stadium in Las Vegas won’t finalize the proposal at its Thursday meeting, but it could come close.
On a 105-degree afternoon, Mark Davis wore a black suit and sunglasses. The owner of the Oakland Raiders had no complaints about the heat. He said he wants Las Vegas to be home.
The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee spent about three hours examining a plan to use $750 million in room tax revenue as the public’s stake in $1.4 billion project.
For one night, she took over the title “Happiest Mayor in the Universe” from husband Oscar Goodman.
When the 11-member Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee begins work Thursday on how to pay for a $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium, it will try to piece together a funding strategy that will keep everyone happy with their return on investment.
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