After four years of talks and 2½ years of construction, the Raiders’ “field of dreams” is finally a reality.
The Raiders secured a decadelong lease on an industrial complex across the street from Allegiant Stadium.
Allegiant Stadium, the 65,000-seat jewel of Las Vegas, would likely fit somewhere in the 5-7 range. Spectacular won’t be a problem. But history is a developed trait.
Las Vegas was a sports town long before the Raiders relocated from Oakland, and a stadium like Allegiant just raises the bar.
When it comes to return on investment, it would be hard to argue with the performance of Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas’ home for sports and entertainment for nearly 50 years.
It didn’t take fans of the Silver and Black long to look to make some green off their 2020 Raiders season ticket commemorative boxes.
Take a look inside recently completed Allegiant Stadium as the Raiders practice inside their new home for the first time.
Crews at Allegiant Stadium gave an artificial glimpse Wednesday of what the 65,000-seat facility will look like on Raiders game days.
Allegiant Stadium will be a very popular destination for the 2020 NFL season as the Raiders kickoff their inaugural season in Las Vegas.
If the coronavirus crisis were to delay the completion of Allegiant Stadium, the Raiders have contingency plans that could include finding a temporary place to play.