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OVG's Leiweke Details Specific Vision For What Renovated KeyArena Will Look Like

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 20 / 17

Oak View Group is in charge of a $600M renovation to Seattle's KeyArena, and CEO Tim Leiweke has a "specific vision for what the refurbished venue will look like," according to Mike Johnston of SPORTSNET.ca. Leiweke: "What we’re doing is we’re keeping the outside of the arena as is ...

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