5 Tips For Winning Over Local Officials In Arena Proposals

By Andrew McIntyre (July 23, 2015, 8:00 PM EDT) -- As sports teams see their rivals getting flashy new stadiums, cities are having to sort through myriad proposals for new arenas, and lawyers say developers would be wise to stick to a few core strategies when presenting their stadium proposals to local officials.

With sports projects, municipalities are looking for certainty on the question of public financing as well as assurance that the stadium will bring benefit — economic and other — to the area.

Here, lawyers tell Law360 what developers need to emphasize when they pitch the next great sports arena to local officials.

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