The Raiders are coming. It’s been exactly one year since the groundbreaking of what will serve as the Raiders’ official home, the Las Vegas Stadium.
It was eerily quiet at the Las Vegas stadium construction site Monday. Construction workers were able to take the Veterans Day holiday off on a day of the week usually filled with pounding, pouring and moving tons of steel into position for the next job sequence.
There’s no requirement for companies to hire veterans that have re-entered the workforce upon leaving the military, but subcontractors for some of the biggest projects in Southern Nevada are seeking out military veterans because of their leadership skills and investment in teamwork.
With the Caesars deal in place, it’s getting closer to the time for clarity about gambling at the stadium, which currently wouldn’t be allowed.
Caesars Entertainment Corp., the operator of Caesars Palace and eight other Las Vegas casino properties, has signed a 15-year agreement to be a founding partner of the $1.8 billion Las Vegas stadium.
The $1.8 billion Las Vegas stadium project continues to grow with workers taking the project vertically on the site at Russell Road and Interstate 15.
To help fans track construction of the Las Vegas stadium, the Review-Journal has launched a 24-hour live feed of the site, looking south from the Panorama Towers condominium complex.
The committee making recommendations to Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature on attracting events to the new Las Vegas stadium is leaning toward expanding the role of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events, rather than forming of a new sports commission.
The NFL’s premiere game generally occurs in the first week of February, right around one of the sweet spots for some major conventions and trade shows.
Stadium builders reached a critical stage in the construction of Las Vegas’ 65,000-seat, $1.8 billion indoor football stadium this week as they took the first step toward going vertical.