Allegiant says its naming rights deal with the Raiders for their $2 billion stadium will create travel and marketing opportunities for the low-cost carrier.
The LVCVA board authorized $3 million in upfront funding to stage the Pac-12 Conference Football Championship Game in 2020 and 2021 at Allegiant Stadium.
The third phase of PSL sales — the least expensive in the building with a range of between $500 and $3,900 per seat — are mostly in the highest levels of the stadium.
The first opportunity to host is in 2025 and the $1.8 billion stadium will have been open five years by then. Raiders President Marc Badain said the team will lead the charge to bring the game to Southern Nevada then.
Before the Raiders take the field for games in their new stadium, workers will move a 9,500-ton, 240-foot-wide natural grass field into place on the stadium floor.
The introduction of a list of new acronyms is on the horizon with Wednesday’s scheduled final approval of recommendations on how Southern Nevada should coordinate to attract special events to fill the new Las Vegas stadium.
More than 75 percent of the $763 million in subcontracts awarded to date have gone to Nevada-based firms.
It was eerily quiet at the Las Vegas stadium construction site Monday. Construction workers were able to take the Veterans Day holiday off on a day of the week usually filled with pounding, pouring and moving tons of steel into position for the next job sequence.
Stadium builders reached a critical stage in the construction of Las Vegas’ 65,000-seat, $1.8 billion indoor football stadium this week as they took the first step toward going vertical.
If Southern Nevada were to form an organization to attract marquee sporting events to Las Vegas, it would need to consider whether attracting an event might displace a long-term major existing convention or trade show.