The latest scrimmage around the site of the new $975 million Minnesota Vikings football stadium has begun: the battle to build nearby parking.
It was late in the process that the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Vikings officials decided that $975 million was not enough to build a football stadium with both a retractable roof and the other amenities they wanted.
As businesses owned by minorities and women continue to fight for construction jobs, governmental bodies from the White House on down have made sure those businesses are guaranteed a fair shake in getting the chance to work on public projects.
The public will have its first look at the new $975 million Vikings stadium next month.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is putting out a call to parking consultants to help meet the requirements of the new $975 million Vikings stadium.
The soon-to-be-announced construction manager for the Vikings stadium project won’t have much time to celebrate its selection.
A builder for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium will be on board by the end of the week.
Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson had more than just a passing interest in the Minnesota Vikings stadium project when it sent a representative to a mandatory pre-proposal meeting for would-be stadium builders in January.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority wants more time to think over its decision on selecting a builder for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
Shortly after HKS Sports & Entertainment was selected to design the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, Eden Prairie-based EVS and other companies talked about how they could get involved with the $975 million project.