Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 11/8/12
Raymond James Stadium was often referred to as the crown jewel of the National Football League. But new stadiums across the country have put the Bucs home in need of upgrades.  According to an article published in the Sport Business Journal, the Buccaneers have several ideas in the works for a major refurbishment of their stadium. The request-for-proposal submitted to the NFL in July outlines plans for a 13,000 square foot team store that would be the second largest store in an NFL stadium next to the one inside Cowboys’ Stadium (18,000 square feet). Per the proposal SBJ obtained, it asks vendors to provide dollar figures for grants to help fund stadium renovations and does not specify costs and financing. Aside from the retail store, other plans include the redesigning of all concessions, the remodeling of 195 suites, a makeover of the Lower Galley restaurants, and the construction of a sports bar. The team has also talked about expanding the floor plans in the club areas, accordi...
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