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10-24-2012, 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by AceintheSpace View Post
Right in Fort Lauderdale wouldve been best.

The Miami metro isnt even 20 miles wide. Its all along the coast. WPB to the north. Miami to the south. Ft Lauderdale wouldve been best. Still better than Phoenix... they should relocate to Seattle. Great arena plan there.
I'm not sure why they didn't. The only thing I can think of is that, at least at the time, there might have been a lack of developable land in Ft Lauderdale itself. It was built in the late 90s when a lot of commercial real estate was already in use. Things are pretty crowded down there. I actually used to spend every Christmas break within sight of the arena in Sunrise when I was at my grandparent's place in Lauderhill.

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