The Henderson City Council took its first vote on a development agreement for the Raiders headquarters and practice facility. The item was unanimously approved but will need to be voted on again at a later meeting.
The planned facility near Executive Airport Drive and St. Rose Parkway would house 1½ indoor football fields, a 200-seat theater, a training center and office space. At 323,000 square-feet, the planned headquarters is about twice the size of the MGM Grand’s casino.
City Crossing, by developer Bill Plise, was one of countless megaprojects in the Las Vegas Valley during the bubble years ofthe mid-2000s. And during the recession, it was one of many that flopped.
Concerns raised this month by the stadium’s developers and MGM Resorts International prompted state transportation officials to reconsider building a direct-access carpool lane from Interstate 15 to the Hacienda Avenue overpass.
A new NFL stadium is still a long way from completion and billboards all over town say, “The Raiders are coming.”
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 Development Association will host “The Story of the Raiders HQ Relocation — A Win For Henderson,” moderated by Raiders President Marc Badain and Henderson Mayor Debra March from 5 to 7:30 p.m. May 2 at Henderson Commerce Center Commercial Way.
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority and the Oakland Raiders hope to finalize a stadium development agreement that has been months in the making at a special meeting scheduled for Thursday.
Raiders fans are flocking to the Las Vegas stadium preview center at Town Square, which opened last weekend.
The Oakland Raiders have scored a multimillion dollar deal on 55 acres in Henderson for the team’s future practice facility and headquarters.