The UNLV International Gaming Institute turned out to be instrumental in the unlikely bid to move the Raiders from Oakland to Las Vegas.
Though it sometimes seems officials have nothing but good news regarding the construction of the Las Vegas stadium, one official acknowledged a list of worries tied to the $1.8 billion project that occasionally keep him up at night.
New suites and a field-level club are part of $40 million in new Las Vegas stadium features that could strengthen the city’s 2025 Super Bowl bid.
The Raiders team is in the final stretch of completing a comprehensive transportation plan that will increase parking significantly, Stadium Event Co. Chief Operating Officer Don Webb said.
By nearly every standard, the $1.8 billion Las Vegas stadium is about half finished.
Nearly half of the $1.8 billion has been spent and construction on the Las Vegas stadium is about 44 percent completed with 11 of 26 canopy trusses in place.
A transportation study is underway aimed at making the area surrounding the Las Vegas stadium easier to navigate by incorporating enhanced pedestrian, bicycle and multimodal options.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air said the trademark request is not tied to the $1.8 billion Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium to be completed in 2020.
Construction crews on the Las Vegas Stadium have begun one of the most difficult — and most dangerous — aspects of the project.
The Las Vegas Stadium Community Benefits Plan Oversight Committee learned Thursday that for work through the end of February, 66 percent of the 1.3 million work hours performed on the project was completed by women and minorities.
At least one business near the Raiders stadium is already cashing in on the project.
The area around the Raiders stadium may not be the best or easiest place to build a big project or open a retail business.
The $1.84 billion stadium project about a mile west of Las Vegas Boulevard, was dumb luck for nearby landlords. A few bought property right across from the stadium site as recently as 2015 — two years before the football team purchased its land — and others have owned parcels much longer.
Raiders tackle Trent Brown and his bank account are waiting on Las Vegas. In 2020, the Raiders are scheduled to move to Nevada, one of seven U.S. states with no state income taxes.
The Las Vegas Raiders stadium is closer to being completed as the weeks go by.