+ Reply to Thread
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 27 of 27

Thread: MtLife Stadium Nearly Had Retractable Roof But Giants and Jets Passed Due To Cost

  1. #21
    Moderator RoanokeFan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    103,728
    Quote Originally Posted by Redeyejedi View Post
    Which never happens without boat loads of extra cash for anyone that is involved with large construction will testify to. Tons of wasted OT and man power
    No doubt
    “Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.” MB Rule # 1






    # 80

  2. #22
    All-Pro Roosevelt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Del Boca Vista
    Posts
    17,001
    Quote Originally Posted by jomo View Post
    That's a little backward isn't it?
    Don't forget Jomo, these are people who initially estimated the stadium would cost $800 million to build. They were only off by $900 million.
    http://boards.giants.com/image.php?type=sigpic&userid=25347&dateline=138526  4905
    Get well, get back #80

  3. #23
    All-Pro gmen0820's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Audubon, New Jersey
    Posts
    19,742
    Damn mob shakedowns.

  4. #24
    It's no surprise. A static dome can get expensive due to it's span itself. Nixing the retractable roof saves money not just on material, mechanical and labor, but it completely alters the way the rest of the stadium is built.

  5. #25
    Quote Originally Posted by nhpgiantsfan View Post
    I agree I would never want to have a home Giants game in doors. But if they put a retractable roof on the stadium, they probably could've made that $500 million back pretty quickly with all of the "other" events that they could've booked in the building, all year long, over the life of the building.
    Definitely!

  6. #26
    Veteran JPP=BEASTMODE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Boise ID
    Posts
    919
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeyMike01 View Post
    I hope there's a goddamn blizzard during the game.
    That would be the ****.

  7. #27
    Veteran BMW's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Brooklyn,New York
    Posts
    2,712
    They would of made the 500 million back within a year with events.

+ Reply to Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts