A large crowd at Raiders organized draft party on the Las Vegas Strip cheered as the team selected Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell with the fourth-overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
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.
A Las Vegas limousine driver named Dan Holmgren said a chance meeting and conversation with Raiders owner Mark Davis in front of Caesars Palace cost him his job.
Two hospitals — one in Las Vegas and one in Oakland, California — had NFL visitors Tuesday.
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.”
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.