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Cordish has four months to finalize downtown Las Vegas arena deal

Proposed Las Vegas arena

Cordish Companies has four months to finalize a downtown Las Vegas arena financing plan, as the city council is clearly growing impatient with the firm. Read More »

Details on new Sacramento arena: smaller, funkier

Proposed Sacramento arena

A dramatic outdoor plaza seating area and prime SRO areas will offset a smaller seating bowl, as new information about a new Sacramento arena for the Sacramento Kings (NBA) was released. Read More »

MGM, AEG announce new Las Vegas arena


After years and years of talk, we have movement on a new Las Vegas arena, with AEG and MGM Resorts International finalizing plans for a new Populous-designed project between New York-New York and Monte Carlo resorts. Read More »

Developer offers to fund Baltimore arena construction

{jathumbnail off} Developer Willard Hackerman has offered to fund the construction of a new $325-million, 18,500-seat arena as part of the expansion of the Baltimore Convention Center, making it much more likely an expansion of the Inner Harbor facility could begin in the near future. Hackerman would also fund construction of a new hotel at the expanded complex. Hackerman already ... Read More »

Sioux Falls arena vote could go to vote this fall

A vote on a controversial events center and arena in Sioux Falls could be presented to the electorate this fall, as Mayor Mike Huether continues his mission to build next to the current arena/events center complex, rather than downtown. Huether and a local group have been sparring over the location of the new facility: Build it Downtown wants to see ... Read More »

Caesars wins Vegas arena battle; long battle still ahead

Caesars Entertainment won a huge battle by persuading a state judge that a referendum on raising Strip sales taxes for a new arena is legal, but other factors still may bring the project to a screeching halt. The issue: Caesars and the Arena Initiative Committee want to see the sales tax on the the Strip raised from 8.1 percent to ... Read More »

Virginia Beach rejects arena proposal

Well, that didn’t take long: last night the Virginia Beach City Council rejected a proposal by Drakkar America to fund a new 22,000-seat arena on the city’s Oceanfront area, saying the city couldn’t afford to back the project. The proposal would have had the city guaranteeing all the debt on the $350-million project, an amount too steep for councilmembers. Drakkar ... Read More »

New 22,000-seat arena pitched for Hampton Roads

Drakkar America, a Norfolk consulting firm, is pitching a 22,000-seat arena for the Virginia Beach waterfront near the Convention Center and is looking for assistance from the city to help cover the $350-million price tag. The Virginia Beach City Council will discuss the matter tonight in closed session. The proposal from David Tollacksen is still a little short on specifics, ... Read More »

IDM shifts direction on Vegas arena, heads downtown

International Development Management, which had pitched a Silver State Arena on the Vegas Strip, has shifted direction and is now proposing a new arena, football stadium and minor-league ballpark in downtown Las Vegas, bringing a new chapter to the area’s arena wars. The prime tenant of the facilities: the University of Nevada, Las Vegas sports teams. The proposal from International ... Read More »

City, county spar over new Evansville arena management

{jathumbnail off} A decision to hire VenuWorks as the manager of a new downtown Evansville arena has been delayed after county officials say they weren’t part of the decision-making process — but there are some agendas at play as well. The Arena Management Interview Committee decided on Friday to award the management deal for a new downtown arena to Ames, ... Read More »

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