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10-24-2003, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by misterjaggers
Another factor to consider when comparing the Fleece to the Staples Center is how their construction was financed. The Fleet was privately financed, while the Staple Center was financed by a public/private partnership.

This is an interesting table comparing the financing for major pro sports arenas and stadiums in the U.S. and Canada :
http://studentwebs.coloradocollege.e...ang/Table6.htm
Excellent point. These were my thoughts exactly. Delaware North financed this privately which was a major factor.

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