Tue., May 21, 2013 11:03am
NFL owners have approved a $200 million loan for construction of a new stadium in Atlanta. The Falcons received the money Tuesday at the NFL's spring meetings. The multipurpose stadium could cost as much as $1 billion.
Tue., April 30, 2013 12:00pm
State officials have approved an agreement with the firm that will design a new $1 billion retractable-roof stadium in downtown Atlanta.
Wed., April 17, 2013 11:23am
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.
Thu., April 4, 2013 2:00pm
The city of Atlanta's economic development arm has voted to approve issuing more than $200 million in bonds to help finance a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons.
Wed., April 3, 2013 10:00am
The city of Atlanta's economic development arm is set to hold what is likely the final public vote on a Falcons stadium deal. Invest Atlanta plans to hold the vote at a specially called meeting Thursday morning.
Sat., March 23, 2013 11:01am
The Georgia World Congress Center Authority — which operates the Georgia World Congress Center, Georgia Dome and Centennial Olympic Park — will participate in Earth Hour Saturday evening.
Tue., March 19, 2013 10:02am
The Atlanta City Council Monday voted 11-4 to approve using city hotel-motel tax revenue to pay the $200 million public contribution for the proposed $1 billion, retractable roof stadium.
Wed., February 27, 2013 11:07am
Clayton County officials say they have prime land near Atlanta's airport where a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons could be built if the team can't work out a deal for a downtown Atlanta site.
Thu., February 14, 2013 12:00pm
An Atlanta Falcons executive says the team will consider moving to a suburban location if it does not strike a deal to build a new downtown stadium. Falcons President and CEO Rich McKay said Wednesday the team would have no choice but to consider a suburban site if negotiations on the downtown Atlanta site break down.
Tue., January 29, 2013 11:00am
The Atlanta Falcons and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority have selected five architectural firms as finalists to design a proposed $1 billion retractable-roof stadium. GWCCA officials said finalists will prepare proposals including conceptual designs and will be interviewed within 30 days.