Bill Hornbuckle, an MGM executive and one of the nine members of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board, on Thursday said his company fears that its customers would be “choked out” by people wanting to park close to the stadium on event days.
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.
The rapid emergence of pro sports in Southern Nevada ramps up our civic pride, but also unleashes a new set of issues and the LVCVA will soon find itself right in the middle of them.
Contractors hired by the Oakland Raiders are drilling on the site of the planned 65,000-seat domed football stadium, hoping to find answers underground.
Southern Nevada business and political leaders on Monday cheered the NFL owners’ decision to relocate the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas, bolstering the city’s status as the nation’s leading entertainment destination.
In the first comments from either party about stadium development negotiations between the Raiders and the Adelson family, Las Vegas Sands Vice President Andy Abboud says the Raiders kept changing their minds on details that were all but settled.
The family of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson has withdrawn as investors in a proposed $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat domed football stadium intended to bring the NFL’s Oakland Raiders to Southern Nevada.
Clark County commissioners selected a union leader, an African-American business leader and a woman casino executive to serve on the board that will select the site and oversee planning for a $1.9 billion stadium proposed as the new home of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders.
The chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission says Raiders games aren’t likely to come off the state’s betting boards if the NFL franchise moves from Oakland to Las Vegas — even if the league asks for a wagering prohibition on the team.
The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee, empaneled by executive order by Gov. Brian Sandoval last year, has been gathering information for the past seven months on what amenities and improvements can best enhance the visitor experience in Las Vegas. Those issues come to a fore at a meeting Thursday.