Edmonton rejects Oiler [Arena] bid for more taxpayer dollars
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09-19-2012, 03:37 PM
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TNSE in Winnipeg already own their arena and garner all of the ancillary attached revenue. They additionally own parking structures, a multiplex practice facility, ticketing agency, run a successful concert promotion business, own clubs and restaurants in the surrounding area with plans for more and are also currently building an office tower/hotel/other retail developments around the arena within a new Sports & Entertainment district.
(Longboat = Chipman)
Unlike in Edmonton, Winnipeg currently seems able to get things accomplished beyond the conceptual stage though.
I believe that there have been one or two additional highrise residential towers added to the Longboat SHED mix in the last few days
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