Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank says the team expects to have a site for its new stadium in the next two weeks. Blank outlined the timeframe during a Wednesday forum that included business leaders in the community.
Five architecture firms are vying for the chance to design the Atlanta Falcons' new retractable-roof stadium. Officials with the NFL Team and the Georgia World Congress Center concluded two days of interviews with the firms on Tuesday.
The Georgia World Congress Center Authority is scheduled to meet Monday morning to review and vote on a framework around a new downtown stadium for the Atlanta Falcons. Board members will discuss a possible deal on the proposed stadium, which could cost between $948 million and just over $1 billion.
State records show that Georgia lawmakers have been given thousands of dollars in tickets so they could watch football games, pro wrestling matches and monster truck races from a luxury box – while the state authority that runs the Georgia Dome is seeking to boost its borrowing limit to build a new stadium.
The original developer of Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park has come up with ideas to redesign parts of the park. Assistant park manager Joe Skopitz says the goal is to get people to spend some time in the park rather than just passing through.
The Atlanta Falcons have changed their mind and want to build a new retractable-roof stadium that would result in the demolition of the Georgia Dome. The Falcons and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority revealed Wednesday that they are negotiating a deal.