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    Quote Originally Posted by cajun_lannister View Post
    Do you know who our AD was at the time ?
    Ok so how much is this gonna cost if we redo Cajun field versus actually building a brand new freaking stadium.

    Personally I like Cajun Field and we need to try to renovate it before we scrap it

    This is what I call a disaster!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ragin9221 View Post
    Ok so how much is this gonna cost if we redo Cajun field versus actually building a brand new freaking stadium.

    Personally I like Cajun Field and we need to try to renovate it before we scrap it

    This is what I call a disaster!
    Apparently, according to the construction guys here, it will cost less to build to code from scratch than it would be to get the existing stadium to code.

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    If we rebuild we talking upwards up to 50 to 60 million dollars, that's depressing when considered that could of been used to actually fix up Cajun Field!


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    Quote Originally Posted by MetryCajun View Post
    We should not have spent money on the end zone seats if we were building a new stadium. I hope we tear down the upper deck and put suites/press box on both sidelines. I would like to see everyone closer to the field.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ragin9221 View Post
    If we rebuild we talking upwards up to 50 to 60 million dollars, that's depressing when considered that could of been used to actually fix up Cajun Field!
    CSU new stadium is the plan I want us to follow and that cost about $250 mill

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    Quote Originally Posted by cajun_lannister View Post
    CSU new stadium is the plan I want us to follow and that cost about $250 mill

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ragin9221 View Post
    IDK if there is enough gold in The Iron Bank for this project

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    Quote Originally Posted by cajun_lannister View Post
    IDK if there is enough gold in The Iron Bank for this project
    I dont see how we don't go bankrupt, if we try to do this, maybe the city can maybe have a stadium tax?? That is some serious money!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ragin9221 View Post
    I dont see how we don't go bankrupt, if we try to do this, maybe the city can maybe have a stadium tax?? That is some serious money!!
    The only way is to partner with the city like UAB their stadium is around $150 mill.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cajun_lannister View Post
    The only way is to partner with the city like UAB their stadium is around $150 mill.
    Temporary Tax. Like the airport. Get public support and interest. Bill it as the new jewel of Lafayette. People will flock to see what's new in town (especially in lafayette). While they're here, we'll treat them to some winning football. It's brilliant.

    Also, start charging all the events here (Mardi Gras, Car Show, etc) what they need to be charged, and make more $$$ to pay for it.

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    And sell the naming rights: I always thought Tabasco Cajun Field had quite a ring to it, and those folks have BILLIONS.


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    Quote Originally Posted by LaCajunsFan View Post
    And sell the naming rights: I always thought Tabasco Cajun Field had quite a ring to it, and those folks have BILLIONS.
    I think we've barked up that tree and they weren't willing to pay what we wanted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ManAboutTown View Post
    I think we've barked up that tree and they weren't willing to pay what we wanted.
    Harris? Maybe that 'feasiblity' part Napier was talking about is based on wonderful things starting to happen here in the very near future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ManAboutTown View Post
    Temporary Tax. Like the airport. Get public support and interest. Bill it as the new jewel of Lafayette. People will flock to see what's new in town (especially in Lafayette). While they're here, we'll treat them to some winning football. It's brilliant.

    Also, start charging all the events here (Mardi Gras, Car Show, etc) what they need to be charged, and make more $$$ to pay for it.

    The city could use it for the football state championship ...Superdome might be too expensive for LHSAA very soon

    Another is using it for a stadium concert much like Rock on the Range

    Lastly, an MLS division 2 team could be brought to Lafayette using the stadium

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    Quote Originally Posted by cajun_lannister View Post
    The city could use it for the football state championship ...Superdome might be too expensive for LHSAA very soon

    Another is using it for a stadium concert much like Rock on the Range

    Lastly, an MLS division 2 team could be brought to Lafayette using the stadium
    It'll be crazy if we did build a new stadium.

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    Maybe get like 5 or 6 big time music artist charge 40 bucks and rock from sun up to sun down. IDK


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    This thread might be epic!

    If we are upside down, financially, with Cajun Field, why in the hell did we build the SEZ?!


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    Quote Originally Posted by cajun_lannister View Post
    The city could use it for the football state championship ...Superdome might be too expensive for LHSAA very soon

    Another is using it for a stadium concert much like Rock on the Range

    Lastly, an MLS division 2 team could be brought to Lafayette using the stadium
    Football stadiums are tough because you cant use them for too many things and there aren't that many games compared to other sports. Some HS football, a BIG concert, marching band shows etc would generate small revenue streams. If I remember correctly closing in the end zone was done so there would be seats while the main press box area got done. If that doesn't happen, the money was squandered.

    Then again, I don't know who wrote this article and how much credibility to give it.

    Someone mentioned a 40k seat stadium. That would be ideal

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    Ok we build a press box that doesn't exceed 51% of the total cost of the structure, Press box would be a new project right? SEZ is one, and press box is another?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ragin9221 View Post
    I dont see how we don't go bankrupt, if we try to do this, maybe the city can maybe have a stadium tax?? That is some serious money!!
    I feel that I can say with confidence that this city will never vote in a new tax like that. The council has trouble getting any new tax passed even when it will help the schools, drainage and libraries due our very conservative base here. I think that is a dead end.

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