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RE: Jeffco antes up
The Jeffco commitment is for $1 million per year for 30 years. Is that as good a promise as $30 million right away? If B'ham should make the same kind of promise over the same span of time, when could actual construction begin? Does it mean that sometime in the next 30 years (now to 2048) we will have enough money in hand to actually start building? It seems that even in the Jeffco statement there are floating commitments of backing from several sources besides B'ham.
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01-09-2018 11:47 PM
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(01-09-2018 11:47 PM)BAMANBLAZERFAN Wrote:  The Jeffco commitment is for $1 million per year for 30 years. Is that as good a promise as $30 million right away? If B'ham should make the same kind of promise over the same span of time, when could actual construction begin? Does it mean that sometime in the next 30 years (now to 2048) we will have enough money in hand to actually start building? It seems that even in the Jeffco statement there are floating commitments of backing from several sources besides B'ham.

Both the city and county commitments are over a period of time, not all at once. It would go towards bonds issued by the BJCC Authority to pay for the projects
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01-10-2018 07:24 AM
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Let's be blunt Mr. Mayor. You have a cesspool in the Norwood/Carraway sector of town, which is next door to this project. If you want anyone to begin investing in the area and improving the quality of life for the majority of the residents who play by the rules and want more out of their life, you might want to get this project built and see what grows up around it.

I'd be happy to give you a guided tour of the area around Nationals Park here in DC that was a crime ridden sinkhole 15 years ago and now is a major revenue producer for the city due to the housing growth around the park, and the development of stores that serve the neighborhood.

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01-10-2018 10:32 AM
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01-10-2018 04:28 PM
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I really like the way this is going to be laid out. I can see people coming for a game and staying in the area for hours before or after for other events.
01-10-2018 05:44 PM
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(01-10-2018 05:44 PM)biglizard Wrote:  I really like the way this is going to be laid out. I can see people coming for a game and staying in the area for hours before or after for other events.

I can't wait to walk to bars from my hotel before the game, going to the game then hanging out afterward. No driving at all for me.
01-10-2018 06:02 PM
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I wonder is we can get by with simply signing a million a year lease as our share to keep Mayor happy.
01-10-2018 06:05 PM
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This is absolutely fantastic news! Sounds like they have their ducks in a row. It's going to happen a lot sooner than we expected. I hope they have a live webcam of construction, just as they did when they constructed Legacy Pavilion and the UAB Football Operations Center.
01-10-2018 09:01 PM
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(01-10-2018 10:32 AM)linus Wrote:  Let's be blunt Mr. Mayor. You have a cesspool in the Norwood/Carraway sector of town, which is next door to this project. If you want anyone to begin investing in the area and improving the quality of life for the majority of the residents who play by the rules and want more out of their life, you might want to get this project built and see what grows up around it.

I'd be happy to give you a guided tour of the area around Nationals Park here in DC that was a crime ridden sinkhole 15 years ago and now is a major revenue producer for the city due to the housing growth around the park, and the development of stores that serve the neighborhood.

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Careful...Sounds like gentrification. 03-wink
01-11-2018 11:07 AM
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(01-10-2018 06:05 PM)uabbean Wrote:  I wonder is we can get by with simply signing a million a year lease as our share to keep Mayor happy.

I'm not really even comfortable with that. If UAB is going to be a "tenant," and not an "owner," then the school shouldn't be putting up funds for building it. The school will be putting up funds by paying to use it.
01-11-2018 11:24 AM
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