The Raiders footprint on the Las Vegas Valley continues to progress as the first NFL season in the team’s new era in Southern Nevada is set to kick off in seven months.
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden recently toured Allegiant Stadium for the first time, coming away impressed with the project.
Raiders fans who feared that the notorious enclave known as the “Black Hole” may not transfer to Las Vegas can take heart. It appears it will make its way to Sin City after all.
The parking program for Allegiant Stadium has 25,000 parking spaces near the 65,000-seat, $2 billion stadium in place, with 15,000 spaces within walking distance.
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority showed a timelapse of the construction of Allegiant Stadium at their meeting Thursday, accompanied by the Golden Knights’ intro music.
Robust PSL sales have boosted the stadium budget by $228 million over original estimates, according to the latest financial report provided by the Las Vegas Stadium Authority.
Initially projected to bring in $250 million, better than forecasted sales have led the Raiders to increase the PSL budget by 91.2 percent to $478 million.
Fans of the Silver and Black can be a permanent part of the Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium.
When the Raiders move into the $2 billion Allegiant Stadium, the 65,000-seat stadium will feature the fastest optical internet service available.
As 2020 begins, it’s set to be a big year for Las Vegas as it ushers in the NFL in the Entertainment Capital of the World.