June 24, 2024

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It’s a deal she’d somewhat see get executed earlier than later.

That’s the sentiment from Jacksonville Mayor Donna Deegan concerning negotiations for the Jacksonville Jaguars stadium take care of group proprietor Shad Khan as negotiations enter the early levels.

Mayor Deegan mentioned she desires the brand new stadium to make sense for each town of Jacksonville and the group.

“I’d prefer to get this previous us and transfer on to different points which are essential for our metropolis,” Deegan instructed the Florida Occasions-Union.

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It’s much like what Deegan instructed News4JAX final week, the place she mentioned she’s solely had one assembly with the group and desires any stadium renovations to learn each the group and downtown Jacksonville.

″I need to be a metropolis with imaginative and prescient, I don’t need to be a metropolis that doesn’t simply look 1 or 5 years out, however, I need a metropolis that appears 20, 30 years out,” Deegan mentioned. “Not solely the stadium however the financial growth round it, and what it’s going to imply for the subsequent 10, 20, 30 years and the way that connects to the subsequent piece of infrastructure downtown, these are the issues which are essential to me.”

Constructing what’s being referred to as “The Stadium of the Future,” together with the event of the close by space, is an enormous process with a $2 billion price ticket that the group mentioned would take at the very least two years, however that preliminary schedule could also be put in overdrive after Jaguars President Mark Lamping mentioned the group is looking for a strategy to make it so the Jaguars solely play away from EverBank Stadium for one 12 months.

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Beneath the present proposal for stadium renovations, work would start in 2025. The Jaguars are contemplating Daytona Worldwide Speedway, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, and the Tenting World Stadium in Orlando as potential choices to host the group’s house video games throughout building.

Whereas in London, it’s reported that Jaguars proprietor Shad Khan mentioned he hopes to get the deal to renovate the stadium by mid-2024 after assembly with Mayor Donna Deegan in the course of the first of two video games in London.

Deegan’s administration introduced it’s employed a Chicago-based legislation agency to signify town in future negotiations. Deegan’s workplace mentioned it hopes to have a top level view of the place negotiations are someday within the month of October.

A key level of negotiation is whether or not the Metropolis of Jacksonville will conform to pay for half of the renovation prices and the place that cash would come from.

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