ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WKBW) — A spokesperson for Empire State Development has confirmed to 7 Eyewitness News that the Hochul administration has created contracts with two firms to help negotiate a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills.
Empire State Development says a $500,000 contract with O'Melveny & Myers, LLP was approved by its board during a meeting in September.
The contract with O'Melveny & Myers, LLP will be for them to provide legal services related to negotiations for the state related to the Bills stadium.
The second contract is with real estate/infrastructure consulting firm AECOM for a contract around $150,000.
Empire State Development is asking AECOM to review and analyze the following options for a new stadium
- cost of renovation vs. new construction
You can review the board meeting where the contract with O'Melveny & Myers, LLP by clicking here.