Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — The $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium has attracted proposals from five nationally known design firms. The bidders — Kansas City-based Populous, Los Angeles-based AECOM, Dallas-based HKS, Kansas City-based HNTB, and Philadelphia-based Ewing Cole —all are experienced hands in big-time stadium projects. Another firm believed to have an interest [...]
Published: August 3, 2012
Tags: Hammes Co., International Facilities Group, Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, Minnesota Vikings, National Football League, NFL, Steve Maki, Vikings, Weston Sports and Entertainment
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority has chosen Hammes Co., a Madison, Wis.-based firm with experience on a variety of National Football League stadium projects, to provide owner’s representative services for the $975 million Vikings stadium project.
Gov. Mark Dayton conceded Tuesday that the deal to build the Minnesota Vikings a new stadium might not happen until next year, but he said he was confident it would get done despite a critical setback in the Legislature.
Republican leaders in the state House helped retool a Vikings stadium bill that was scheduled for its first committee vote Monday, a new signal of support for a proposal that’s struggled at the Capitol.
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