New 49ers Stadium
Former San Francisco Mayor and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom called the moment “bittersweet” because of the 49ers’ plans to move to a new stadium starting in the 2014 season.
The San Francisco 49ers said their new stadium in Santa Clara will not only be the most technologically advanced in the National Football League, but the most high-tech stadium in the world.
The state of California has vetoed a $30 million deal between the San Francisco 49ers and Santa Clara County officials that would have allowed some of the money voters earmarked for a new stadium to be diverted to local schools.
NFL owners will vote next May between San Francisco—the 49ers are building a new stadium in Santa Clara—and South Florida for the 50th Super Bowl in 2016. The loser of that race will then compete with Houston for hosting the 2017 game.
Representatives for the San Francisco 49ers say they reached another milestone in their estimated $1.2 billion stadium project in Santa Clara. Workers now have installed half the steel beams that will form the backbone of the stadium.
The battle over $30 million in funding for the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara has taken a new twist as a state legislator has authored a bill that would reallocate funds to the project.
Monday marked a milestone moment in the construction of a new football stadium in Santa Clara. The gigantic beams that will soon be part of the 49ers facility were started to be delivered.
The team filed a restraining order this week in an effort to stop Santa Clara County from spending the money, and the judge hearing the matter set a court date on the issue for next Tuesday.
Santa Clara officials have given the go-ahead for the city to begin negotiations with legendary quarterback Joe Montana for a hotel and entertainment complex across from the 49ers new stadium.
Weeks after the 49ers broke ground on a new stadium in Santa Clara, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to allow the team out of their Candlestick Park lease early.