Documents: Vikings Minneapolis stadium deal financialsby Tim Nelson, Minnesota Public Radio
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings could stay in downtown Minneapolis, in a new stadium on the existing Metrodome site, under an agreement announced Thursday by the team, the city and state officials.
Under the plan released this morning, the Vikings would pay for roughly 50 percent of the construction and operating costs, with about $427 million coming upfront. On top of its contribution to construction costs, the Vikings will pay $11.5 million annually to stadium operating expenses, and $1.5 million annually for capital improvements.
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Here are the financial numbers, a schematic of the stadium property, as released by the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission, and an overview of stadium development and operating terms.