After Much Talk, the Orlando Magic Are No Closer to New Arena Funding

Sigo, Shelly
December 2000
Bond Buyer;12/29/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31047, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the debate over the Orlando Magic basketball team's proposal to use a share of the county's tourism tax to pay for renovations at its arena or for the construction of a new arena. Failed meetings between Orange County, Florida and the owners of the National Basketball Association's Orlando Magic; Estimated construction cost of the proposed arena.


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