Fans of the silver and black in the Silver State will be able to kick off the new year by officially representing their favorite NFLteam.
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.
Two hospitals — one in Las Vegas and one in Oakland, California — had NFL visitors Tuesday.
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.
A familiar face greeted Oakland Raiders President Marc Badain when he walked off the school bus parked in front of Wooster High School on Thursday.
A developer on Tuesday agreed to pay more than $8 million for land near the Raiders’ future corporate headquarters and practice facility in Henderson.
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.
On Thursday, the Raiders Foundation donated $150,000 to Veterans Village in Las Vegas.
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.”