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SBD/Issue 112/Facilities & Venues
City Of Industry City Council Approves Ed Roski's NFL Stadium Plan
Published February 27, 2009
|City Of Industry City Council Unanimously
Approves $800M Football Stadium
WHO'S IN LINE? Semcken Thursday said that at least eight NFL franchises, including the Raiders, Bills and Vikings, "have been identified as possible targets for relocation." Semcken added that developers are "confident the NFL would approve a move by a team." Semcken said the NFL "understand[s] the stadium, they understand the economic opportunity. All they want is certainty. They want to make sure our stadium is getting built." NFL VP/Communications Brian McCarthy said that the league was "monitoring potential stadium developments" in the L.A. area, but declined to comment on specific plans (AP, 2/26).