Walk among the wild

Major League Soccer reopened the process of hunting for its 30th franchise venue. Wes Edens, Bill Foley, the owner of Golden Knights, and billionaire Seth Klarman are among a group of people who have shown interest in carrying out an expansion franchise. However, they all advocate for the major league soccer expansion franchise to be in Las Vegas. They are in the forefront pushing for the bid because the town has the experience of hosting many significant events like the United Soccer League Championship’s Lights FC.

Other venues are under consideration, but Las Vegas remains the top priority weighed from its potential to most facilitators, which is more reason for its unprecedented attention. According to Lights Owner Brett Lashbrook, Las Vegas supports sports, provides comfortable accommodation to professional sportspeople, and the people in Las Vegas generally accords respect to Soccer, factors responsible for its market expansion.

Furthermore, MLS typically has 27 teams, but there is an increase over the past decade, and many adjustments are about to occur. However, the way forward is still unclear. All representatives of parties interested in the expansion franchise decided not to comment on the issues until the MLS Board of Governors meeting scheduled to take place late this month. The discussion plan includes various issues, but the fee margin is among the main priorities because it is likely to rise in response to the market value expansion of the venue.

Foley and Klarman pitch for expansion, but Wes Edens has confidence he will top on this bid because his profile reads contending qualities that likely favors his proposition. He recently led the Bucks off an NBA championship. Wes Edens invests with private equity and connects well with Las Vegas. He is the CEO of New Fortress Energy, a group facilitating Brightline to carry out a high-speed rail line from Las Vegas to Victorville, California.

Connect Wes at professional network: http://Linkedin.com/in/wesley-edens-a6b19b3a