Wed., April 17, 2013 7:23am
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.
Mon., March 4, 2013 8:00am
Mayor Kasim Reed says details for a proposed stadium deal should be on the desks of Atlanta City Council members by the end of March. The current version of the deal calls for the city issue $200 million in bonds backed by hotel-motel tax revenue to partly fund a $1 billion stadium. The council would have to approve a funding deal.
Thu., February 14, 2013 7:00am
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 6:00am
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.
Mon., December 10, 2012 3:42am
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.