The Raiders’ new stadium is going up rapidly — just as the price of game tickets and personal seat licenses surely will. While the team is happy to talk about the former, they aren’t as forthcoming about the latter.
Review-Journal sports reporter Ed Graney and business reporter Rick Velotta go over the recent updates on the Raiders Stadium and owner Mark Davis serving food to construction workers.
Raiders owner Mark Davis and two of his key lieutenants, team president Marc Badain and StadCo construction subsidiary chief operating officer Don Webb, threw an onsite barbecue for Las Vegas Stadium workers, thanking them for staying on time, on budget and, above all, safe.
In this day and age, megabouts are created on social media, and there’s been plenty of chatter of a welterweight showdown between Terence Crawford and Errol Spence.
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.
It’s fairly easy to see the progress made by the 450 construction workers who are on the site of the $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat indoor football stadium being built in Las Vegas by a subsidiary of the Oakland Raiders.
While most of the focus on the planned $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat Las Vegas stadium is focused on the construction site at Interstate 15 and Russell Road, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority continues to monitor agreements it has reached with the stadium’s builders, the Oakland Raiders.
The stadium authority board unanimously approved a $546.3 million budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year and a collection of amended agreements designed to better account for funding of the $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat indoor stadium under construction at Interstate 15 and Russell Road.
Las Vegas is vying to land the NFL draft in 2019 or 2020.