Ed Graney, Rick Velotta and Raiders beat writer Michael Gehlken go over the progress on the Vegas Stadium.
Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani has consistently opposed the public’s $750 million subsidy for the 65,000-seat indoor football stadium being built by the Oakland Raiders. Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak and other commissioners have consistently supported it. Nothing was different Tuesday as commissioners neared the financial finish line for funding the project.
For members of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority and executives of the Oakland Raiders, the grind is over.
The Las Vegas Stadium deal didn’t happen overnight, but it dad happen quickly.
It’s a sprawling, $1.8 billion project on a tight deadline and has been a point of contention for more than two years.
Las Vegas Stadium Authority Chairman Steve Hill and Oakland Raiders President Marc Badain on Wednesday signed all the documents needed to fund a $1.8 billion indoor football stadium that will house the NFL team and the UNLV Rebel football team beginning in 2020.
An important vote went as expected Tuesday. Attention now reshifts to Southern Nevada.
If Wednesday’s Las Vegas Stadium Authority agenda brings about a sense of deja vu, you’re not imagining things.
When the Las Vegas Raiders take the field once they begin playing at their new 65,000-seat indoor stadium, they’ll pass through a field-level club where they’ll be cheered by the team’s fans before going into battle.
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority late Wednesday posted three documents on its website outlining the guaranteed maximum price negotiated by the Oakland Raiders with general contractor Mortenson Construction Co.