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11-15-2012, 04:22 PM
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Originally Posted by aqib View Post
One other solution is for Glendale to sell the arena to either the state or the county and have them work out a lease with Jamison. Its silly to localize the costs and benefits to a small suburb. The status factor of being a 4 team market and quality of life of having an NHL team (to the degree there is any but I don't want to debate if Arizonans like hockey) isn't confined to Glendale. Glendale didn't pick up the whole tab for the Cardinals stadium, why did they do it for the arena
I'm sure the city would love to sell the arena and get it off their books. The stumbling block would be for anyone (state, country, private etc...) to pay what anywhere near what COG want (needs) to clear enough of the buidlings debt and put it behind them

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