A's Settle 10-Year Lease Extension With Oakland Bank Of America Stadium Expands Hosting Options LSU To Make $14M Off Tiger Stadium Expansion MLS Facility Notes Red Wings To Market New Venue At Comerica Broward County Hopes To Land MLS Stadium Cubs To Open Jack Daniel's Patio At Wrigley Falcons Release Video Touting New Stadium Facility Notes Plans Unveiled For Red Wings' Arena, District
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD/June 4, 2013/Facilities
Bucks Owner Herb Kohl Committed To New Arena, Keeping Team In Milwaukee
Published June 4, 2013
STUDY GROUP: Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce President Timothy Sheehy yesterday said that he expects to "name a panel of business leaders later this month which will work with the MMAC to gather facts related to a new, multipurpose arena." In Milwaukee, Wolfley & Gardner note the group is expected to "study whether a new arena is needed, where it might be located and how construction would be financed." The group also is expected to "study whether a makeover of the BMO Harris Bradley Center is feasible." No decisions have "been made on the best way to finance a new multipurpose arena, although some business leaders have suggested enactment of a sales tax could be used to finance not only a new arena, but help other cultural institutions in the region." Kohl has said that he will "make a significant personal financial commitment toward a new arena." But Kohl has "not said how much that commitment would be" (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 6/4).