The Raiders are constructing their Henderson home to be open to the community, unlike the model most NFL franchises have with their headquarters and training facilities.
The Raiders announced a new sponsorship deal and name for the team’s headquarters and practice facility in Henderson.
A Henderson official called the Raiders practice field a “catalyst project,” though developers with projects in the area gave mixed responses as to whether the team’s arrival has sparked any other construction nearby.
The Raiders aren’t holding anything back in the construction of their over 300,000 square-foot headquarters and practice facility, where features are included to conclude public interaction with the space.
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 Henderson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to sell 55 vacant acres to the National Football League team for half the land’s appraised value.
Four ex-players and members of the Raiderettes cheer students at Josh Stevens Elementary for logging 645,070 minutes of physical activity as part of the NFL Play 60 Challenge.