Analyzing Levi 's Stadium And The San Francisco 49ers
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I decided to analyze Levi’s Stadium and how they managed this project. This stadium is the new home to the San Francisco 49ers professional football team. It is a new construction project, and throughout this paper I will discuss the details of the project and what the proper techniques are in successfully managing a construction project.
Candlestick Park (former home of the San Francisco 49ers) stood strong for a memorable 43 years. Its rich history will remain with the NFL, the 49ers organization, and the community of San Francisco forever. 43 years is a significant amount of time for a stadium to try and remain highly efficient though. From 1997-2007, the 49ers owner, Jed York, knew a plan would have to be drafted up for building a new stadium. Although they never made the next step in opening up negotiations during that time, York knew the 49ers would be building a new stadium sooner then most imagined.
In 2008, the new stadium project finally found some luck. A piece of land that grabbed the attention of the 49ers organization was conveniently located adjacent to their training facilities in Santa Clara, California. After two years of presenting Stadium Proposals, completing multiple environmental impact reports, and negotiating terms, the voters of Santa Clara approved the stadium deal. On June 8th, 2010, it was then York realized they had found the new site for the new state-of-art “Levi’s Stadium”. In these terms, the city of Santa Clara stipulated