The area around the Raiders stadium may not be the best or easiest place to build a big project or open a retail business.
The $1.84 billion stadium project about a mile west of Las Vegas Boulevard, was dumb luck for nearby landlords. A few bought property right across from the stadium site as recently as 2015 — two years before the football team purchased its land — and others have owned parcels much longer.
City Crossing, by developer Bill Plise, was one of countless megaprojects in the Las Vegas Valley during the bubble years ofthe mid-2000s. And during the recession, it was one of many that flopped.
A new NFL stadium is still a long way from completion and billboards all over town say, “The Raiders are coming.”
For much of Wednesday night, there were cheers for the Henderson Raiders. Oakland Raiders President Marc Badain said his football team couldn’t be happier with the neighborhood the team will move to in 2020, when the Raiders relocate from the Bay Area to the desert.
The Henderson Development Association will host “The Story of the Raiders HQ Relocation — A Win For Henderson,” moderated by Raiders President Marc Badain and Henderson Mayor Debra March from 5 to 7:30 p.m. May 2 at Henderson Commerce Center Commercial Way.
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority and the Oakland Raiders hope to finalize a stadium development agreement that has been months in the making at a special meeting scheduled for Thursday.
Raiders fans are flocking to the Las Vegas stadium preview center at Town Square, which opened last weekend.
Two Las Vegas aviation companies hope to capitalize on the air traffic the Raiders could bring when they relocate to Southern Nevada.
When the Raiders try to solve the parking dilemma they have with the Las Vegas stadium, they shouldn’t be asked to provide 16,250 off-site spaces as required by Clark County Title 30, Chapter 60, which includes the formula requiring one space for every four seats in the building.