A domed stadium proposed for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas football team has a price tag of $1.2 billion, and developers would seek $780 million in public financing, according to a document provided by Las Vegas Sands Corp., which is leading a consortium behind the project.
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Casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. will lead a consortium of investors planning to build a $1 billion domed stadium on 42 acres near the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that would house the school's football team — and possibly a National Football League franchise.
After recently closing on the purchase of 42 acres at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane for more buildings and a possible football stadium, UNLV officials are working on an agreement with Clark County to use 38 acres of county land next to the just-acquired 42-acre parcel.
Wireless operator T-Mobile has bought the naming rights to the $375 million arena being built by MGM Resorts International and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) that is set to open on the Strip in April.
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Major League Soccer wants to expand from 24 to 28 teams. Las Vegas, which has made a pitch before for an expansion club, is not on the current short list.
If sports players can be traded, why not a stadium? UNLV officials covet 38 acres of Clark County land sandwiched between Thomas & Mack Center and a 42-acre site for a possible new stadium, so one scenario could be the university considering swapping Sam Boyd Stadium for the county property.
A UNLV official plans to talk with Clark County officials on Monday about acquiring 38 acres owned by the county that sit between The Thomas & Mack Center and a proposed stadium site off Tropicana Avenue.
The owners of the new MGM Resorts International-AEG arena on the Strip are launching a new VIP club membership deal that will allow a member to buy a ticket for the vast majority of events at the $375 million venue that opens in April.
Bulldozers Thursday were preparing the 3,000-foot dirt race course packed with 24 teeth-rattling jumps, a 150-foot turn that extends into a seating section and a 100-foot triple-jump sending motorcycle racers airborne at this weekend's Monster Energy Cup at Sam Boyd Stadium.
I'm counting on MGM Resorts International to do the right thing and build a parking garage for the new arena the company is opening next spring.
UNLV stadium pointman Don Snyder says he's hitching his stadium aspirations to a new gubernatorial tourism infrastructure committee, which he hopes can suggest packaging the stadium, the LVCVA's convention center improvements and Southern Nevada transportation updates under a single funding umbrella.
Construction equipment is demolishing seat sections above Turns 3 and 4 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to make room for a relocated high-end hospitality area and a new 25-space luxury RV section.
On a recent weekday, it was a quiet late morning at Einsteins Bros Bagels on Tropicana Avenue across from McCarran International Airport.
During Thursday's meeting of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee at UNLV, tourism leaders testified that a new stadium near the Strip could help Las Vegas attract at least 20 new annual special events and the tourists who'd attend them.
The idea of building a stadium with a dome at UNLV is back in play only a year after a panel controlled by the gaming industry recommended an open-air stadium with a shading system.
Southern Nevada's appetite for hosting more special events to draw large numbers of tourists could result in a renewed push to build a stadium to stage events too large for facilities Las Vegas already has.
MGM Resorts International officials were not ready Thursday to offer a lot of details on parking and traffic plans for their new $375 million arena on the Strip.
George Strait, country music's bedrock superstar, will be an anchor act for Las Vegas' new arena, playing exclusive multiple engagements in the new venue in April.
UNLV officials are looking at commercial developments including a 30,000-square-foot entertainment building, restaurants and retail stores as possible money-makers to help buy a 42-acre stadium site at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane.
The AEG-MGM arena construction is underway. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the $375 million arena's floor pouring.
UNLV's next step for a new stadium is Thursday when university officials will brief a Nevada Board of Regents committee on various financial options to buy 42 acres at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane for $50 million.
Construction workers on Wednesday installed the last beam of the $375 million arena being built behind the New York-New York garage on the Strip, marking a milestone two days ahead of schedule.
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