The Las Vegas Stadium Authority unanimously approved the stadium lease agreement with the Oakland Raiders Thursday afternoon.
Negotiators with the Oakland Raiders and the Las Vegas Stadium Authority wrapped up a series of lease-agreement talks Tuesday that are expected to lead to a vote Thursday in advance of next week’s NFL owners meetings in Chicago.
The Oakland Raiders are close to announcing the selection of a Minneapolis firm with ties to a Henderson company as general contractor for the $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat domed football stadium it will build to begin play in Las Vegas in 2020.
State bonds will likely cover roughly $200 million in improvements meant to relieve freeway traffic near the 62-acre stadium site for the NFL’s Raiders on Russell Road, just west of Interstate 15.
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority has issued a draft of a preliminary project timeline that shows completion of the 65,000-seat domed football stadium by June 2020, giving the Raiders three months to move in before their first NFL regular-season game.
On May 1, 2017, it was revealed that the Oakland Raiders had secured a site for their new stadium in Las Vegas. Here’s a look at the location.
The Oakland Raiders have closed on the purchase of 62 acres west of the Mandalay Bay resort clearing a hurdle in the team’s bid to relocate to Las Vegas for the 2020 NFL season.
A high-speed rail project long left for dead by critics may have new life, thanks to a key study, the arrival of the Trump administration and an unexpected wild card — the Las Vegas Raiders.
The money has begun rolling in for the Raiders’ planned stadium in Las Vegas with room-tax revenue specifically allocated to pay off stadium construction bonds running about 25 percent ahead of projections.
A billboard was put up Friday at the proposed site of a Las Vegas football stadium declaring “The Raiders Are Coming.”