When a new NFL stadium opens, a big music act tends to christen the venue. Let’s look at some contenders to launch Las Vegas stadium.
With a lot of interest being shown by representatives tied to sports, entertainment and corporate events, AEG Facilities Regional Vice President Chris Wright said they’ll have no issue filing the stadium for 46 events annually.
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.
Concerns raised this month by the stadium’s developers and MGM Resorts International prompted state transportation officials to reconsider building a direct-access carpool lane from Interstate 15 to the Hacienda Avenue overpass.
A new NFL stadium is still a long way from completion and billboards all over town say, “The Raiders are coming.”
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.
The Oakland Raiders have scored a multimillion dollar deal on 55 acres in Henderson for the team’s future practice facility and headquarters.
Las Vegas and its $1.9 billion stadium project won’t be forgotten when nine NFL owners and team presidents, together wielding influence over an adjusted Super Bowl bid-selection process, meet in the coming months.