Showing posts with category "stadiums"

Cowboys Stadium Financing

This story from the Dallas Morning News has some good details on the public/private contributions to paying off the bonds which support the $1.2 billion

April 4, 2022
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public funding

Accessible Premier League Stadiums

Just like every other spectator of the league. Premier League stadiums come in all shapes and sizes.

February 16, 2022
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stadiums

The NFL to Member Teams: All Your Los Angeleses are Belong to Us

When the most recent print version of the Sports Business Journal arrived at Chez Miller, an above the fold headline read:  "NFL: We Have Final Say in L.A."

February 16, 2022
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cartels

The Continuing Stadium Mess: More Effects of Using Other People's Money

I'm shocked, shocked I say that this would happen in a case with a publicly-subsidized sports stadium.

February 16, 2022
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general

Is Reliant Stadium Debt Really Junk?

The Houston Chronicle reports:

February 16, 2022
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finance

Muni Bond Watch Turns to Sports Facilities

In recent years a handful of top-level teams have gone through or flirted with bankruptcy.  This is a global phenomenon, with a list including the Rangers in

February 16, 2022
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sports and the economy

Teams Leave Before the Debt Does

The Red Sox want spiffier spring training digs in Fort Myers, Florida, and the locals of Lee County will oblige.  After "kicking the tires" of one or two

February 16, 2022
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public funding

"As Stadiums Vanish, Their Debt Lives On"

Ken Belson digs into the financial legacy of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in today's New York Times.  In short, it's a money loser, with $266 million in

February 16, 2022
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stadium subsidies

Quick Notes & Links

The NHL is thumping its chest over an excellent season for business.  Says Commissioner Gary Bettman, ""By whatever method of measurement you want to use --

February 16, 2022
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college football

Trouble in Dallas?

No, this post is not about PacMan. Looks like the credit market problems are starting to affect stadium construction projects. According to an article in the

February 16, 2022
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finance

Problems in St. Louis' Downtown Revitalization.

A couple of weeks ago, Skip had a post on the lack of development beyond the left-field wall at St. Louis' Busch stadium. The vacant field, seen clearly in

February 16, 2022
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economic development

Reinvesting Revenues From a New Stadium?

This is a common claim made by teams, but I'm skeptical.

February 15, 2022
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new stadium