Tax Vote in Jackson County, Mo., to Shape Stadiums' Future
- THE IMPACT OF NEW STADIUMS ON PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL TEAM FINANCES. Depken II, Craig A. // Public Finance & Management;Sep2006, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p436
This paper investigates the impact of a new stadium on the finances of professional baseball teams and updates the empirical evidence through the 1990s. The data suggest that new stadiums continue to generate substantial short-term returns to team owners, partially explaining their insistence on...
- Could Dan Snyder End Publicly Financed Stadiums? BRANNON, IKE // Regulation;Fall2013, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p18
The article discusses the referendum held by the local government in Washington, D. C. to impose a 1 percent sales tax to finance the renovation of its football stadium by creating a personal seat license (PSL). It mentions how PSLs generate more money to provide for the cost of remodeling the...
- Take Me Out to the Cleaners. NOLAN, MICHAEL // Freeman: Ideas on Liberty;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p46
The article discusses issues related to financing stadiums for professional sports in the U.S. It is informed that according to an estimation, 78 stadiums were built at a cost of 85 billion dollar from 1991 to 2004, and a heavy amout of revenue created by the stadiums went into pockets of owner....
- Public financing of ballparks, arenas is a wacky, money-wasting idea. Dombrowski, Bob // New Hampshire Business Review;3/29/96, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p11
Opinion. Comments on pleas throughout the United States for new state-and-city-financed stadiums for professional sports teams. Public funds used as enticements to lure current teams away from present cities; Tax-free status; Solace for the poor and helpless.
- Corporate-owned teams may lend muscle to stadium deals. Harris, Elizabeth E. // Bond Buyer;03/17/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30600, p14
Reports that corporate-owned sports teams in the United States can help in financing stadiums. Overall view of the credit; Companies attracted by sports teams.
- Time for The Q to Call It a Career. Bell, Rick // San Diego Business Journal;5/13/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p38
Focuses on the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. Renovations made to Qualcomm; Effects of the stadium's condition on the performance of the home teams; Plans of the State to replace the stadium with a new one.
- Pro baseball coming to Oakland County. Shea, Bill // Crain's Detroit Business;10/29/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p3
The article reports that a new professional baseball team is being formed in Oakland County, Michigan. It is reported that the yet-unnamed team is expected to play in the independent Frontier League, which is equivalent to Single-A minor-league baseball. Also, Baseball Heroes of Oakland County...
- TOUGH GUYS. ADAMS, TONY; LOGUE, MATT // Rugby League Week;5/8/2013, p8
The article highlights the praise given by Cowboys coach Neil Henry to his team after they were able to beat the Eels at the Parramatta Stadium in May 4, 2013.
- FSA to insure bond issue. // Business Insurance;06/09/97, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p58
Gives details of a vote to approve two measures needed for a new football stadium for the San Francisco 49ers football team. Issuing of guarantee bonds by San Francisco, California; Details of lease revenue bonds; Part played by Financial Security Assurance Company in guaranteeing of bonds.