Nearly five months after staging an arena ground breaking, the developer of a $1.4 billion hotel and arena project next to SLS Las Vegas on the Strip is still working on a development agreement with Clark County that is needed before lenders will release funds and construction can begin.
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Las Vegans will not get a chance to weigh in on millions of dollars in public soccer stadium subsidies after all.
The city of Las Vegas spent $3.1 million on a failed soccer stadium project in Symphony Park, according to a staff report presented to City Council members Wednesday.
Nevada Commission on Tourism members on Monday approved the means to pay for the 1,200-space garage on 61 acres of former Union Pacific railroad yard in Symphony Park.
The political chess match surrounding Las Vegas’ apparently dead soccer stadium continues at City Hall, where Mayor Pro Tem Stavros Anthony on Wednesday pressed for a vote that would tie up millions of dollars in public funds once earmarked for the venue.
Las Vegas city leaders are puzzling over a proposed ordinance that would block a citywide vote on a proposed soccer stadium, though the measure set for a City Council vote next week doesn’t actually say that.
Plans to spend public money on a proposed Las Vegas soccer stadium might have flat-lined, but city leaders aren’t quite ready to sign the death certificate.
Mayor Carolun Goodman and the other members of the City Council who voted in December to go forward with the $200 million private stadium are probably privately grateful the development has come to an end in February and not closer to election day.
The MLS snub ends years of planning and controversy over public subsidies for a downtown stadium.
It’s easy to get a new soccer stadium that Las Vegas taxpayers may not want. Just call it something else. Stadium subsidy opponents fear that’s the reasoning behind a bill set for introduction at City Hall next week.
The new arena on the Strip is more than a year way from opening, but it has landed its first major sponsor — a global brand name unusual for a big-time sports and entertainment facility.
Bill Foley, the 69-year-old pied piper of NHL hockey in Sin City, and his local partners, the Maloof brothers, will officially start accepting season ticket deposits for a possible big-league hockey club.
Not only is Las Vegas’ bid for a Major League Soccer franchise mired in political turmoil over an approved stadium financing plan, the city and its stadium-development partner are competing against two other cities that already have minor-league soccer clubs, ticket-buying fan bases and stadium proposals in place.
Mark Faber, AEG senior vice president for global partnerships, is selling luxury suites and premium seating packages for the $375 million arena being built by the MGM Resorts International-Anschutz Entertainment Group partnership.
Las Vegas voters should get a chance to weigh in on using public funds to help pay for a controversial downtown soccer stadium, a judge decided Friday.
Las Vegas Councilman Bob Beers either has way too many or way too few signatures needed to put a publicly subsidized soccer stadium on the June 2 municipal election ballot, but he won’t know until at least a few more days.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution opposing the city of Las Vegas-proposed tourism improvement district that would clear the way for a parking garage to be built that would be available for events at a potential downtown soccer stadium project.
City Hall’s soccer fans couldn’t help but smirk at the apparent failure late last week of a petition drive designed to halt a government subsidy for a $200 million downtown stadium.
The group pushing for a National Hockey League team in Las Vegas used a TV ad during Sunday’s Super Bowl telecast to create more buzz around a season ticket deposit campaign set to launch Feb. 10.
Two very different groups are taking contrasting approaches in their efforts to bring the first major-league sports team to the Las Vegas market. It’s Major League Soccer versus the National Hockey League.
Clark County leaders don’t like Las Vegas’ plan to build a county-subsidized stadium parking garage in Symphony Park, but they’ll need a lot of help to stop it.
Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers and dozens of soccer stadium subsidy opponents plan to make their last stand in front of City Hall on Friday.
Las Vegas Councilman Bob Beers said Wednesday that he plans to sue the city over the number of signatures needed to put a publicly subsidized downtown soccer stadium on the June ballot.
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