3 Ways To Curb Resistance To Convention Center Deals

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 8:45 PM EST) -- Driven by hopes of fresh tax revenue, many cities and states are pushing convention center projects or related hotel deals, but they're being met with a new wave of opposition to public subsidies. 

Miami recently pulled the plug on a $1 billion deal after public backlash, and hotel projects in Colorado and Oregon have ballot fights brewing over promised tax subsidies.

The increasing scrutiny and opposition that convention center projects face is the new normal in the wake of a recession that battered the convention center...
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