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 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.
Southern Nevada real estate professionals already have seen indications of an anticipated climb in local land values as a result of Las Vegas’ leap into big-league status.
Ask the average Minnesota Vikings fan about the team’s potentially historic run toward Super Bowl LII and there’s no question: They would love the team to be the first ever to host the NFL’s championship game in its home stadium on Feb. 4.
The Nevada Board of Regents in early January will get its first look at a proposed UNLV Joint-Use Agreement for the 65,000-seat domed football stadium being built by the Oakland Raiders after the university and the team resolved every major issue in negotiations that wrapped up last week.
The home stretch for completing a stadium development agreement with a firm price begins Thursday with the December Las Vegas Stadium Authority board meeting.
Rep. Dina Titus has sent a letter to congressional leaders urging a conference committee to add language that would exempt two major Las Vegas projects from a bill that would ban the use of tax-exempt bonds for stadiums used by professional sports teams.
A member of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority says the Oakland Raiders have settled on a date for the groundbreaking of its planned 65,000-seat domed football stadium.
The Oakland Raiders may be negotiating to play at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum through 2020, but that doesn’t worry Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak.