Skip to comments.Rams new stadium costs pass $4 billion, more than double any other U.S. stadium
Posted on 05/22/2018 4:47:21 AM PDT by Olog-hai
This new Los Angeles Rams stadium better be good.
We know it will be expensive, to a record level. Sports Business Journal reported that costs for the new stadium in Inglewood have passed $4 billion. You read that right.
Stadium costs have gone way up through the years, but no other stadium in the United States has come anywhere close to this. SBJ said the most expensive stadium previous to this was MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, and that cost $1.7 billion. The Raiders new stadium in Las Vegas is expected to cost more than $2 billion. Thats still less than half of what the Rams stadium, which will also be used by the Los Angeles Chargers, will cost. [ ]
The extra costs, in part, come from ensuring the stadium can withstand an earthquake, SBJ reported. There have also been other costs like access roads and utilities that are adding to the price tag.
That $4.25 billion figure doesnt even include the entire complex. It does include a 6,000-seat amphitheater, SBJ said, but not retail space and commercial development or a new NFL Network headquarters. When all that is included, the total project cost could exceed $5 billion, Sports Business Journal said.
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It’s only money.
You can’t take it with you.
What’s money for if you can’t spend it?
A billion here, a billion there, and soon you are talking real money.
Welfare for billionaires.
Part of that cost will be the tiger and lion pits for when Christians are rounded up.
Bread and circuses don’t come cheap.
“for when Christians are rounded up.”
There won’t be any Christians in a few years in Kalifornicate
All for a few freakin football games and perhaps concerts thrown in. Rams could have played at the very functional LA Coliseum and kept ticket prices lower. If I rent a car at LAX am I forced to pay a stadium extortion fee tax?
That’d almost buy you an aircraft carrier.
Well, it does say the costs “pass $4 billion” and eventually gets to reporting the $5 billion cost. Typical day in the fake news sphere.
Will there be a kneeling corner?
FWIW, I was more interested in what was going to be on site. :-)
True. But then again, all of the crony capitalists would not have made a bunch of money from the taxpayers and fans.
They sure did ST. Louis a favor by moving back.
Even a 4 billion stadium won’t fill seats for the Rams.
Does that include the destruction of the superior stadium it replaced?
What will they use it for when the BLM/NFL thug league goes belly up?
Considering the NFL is a dying league and football will be pretty much dead within 20 years, spending this much money on a Stadium makes perfect sense if you are insane.
Any monetary investment in an NFL football franchise, at this point in history, is a loser, for several reasons.
Wistfully and nostalgically sorry to say it, but that's just the way it is.
I’d take a gator freighter and use the rest of the money for maintenance and repair.
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