Chattanooga Approves $79.5M Baseball Stadium Despite Economic Questions Over Financing

Chattanooga Will Be Getting A New Baseball Stadium And City Officials Have Called The Project A “Home Run For The Community” Despite Economists’ Questions On The Numbers Touted By Stadium Supporters.

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Experts Cast Doubt On Economic Claims Related To New Publicly Funded Chattanooga Baseball Stadium

Sports Economists And A Tennessee Think Tank Say That A New $79.5 Million Stadium Funded Mainly Through Tax Money Is Another Example Of A Publicly Funded Sports Stadium That Will Fall Short Of Its Economic Promises.

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Experts Discuss Playbook For Officials Trying To Secure Taxpayer Funds For Sports Stadiums

One Of The Best Ways To Combat Public Sports Stadium Financing Is To Allow Time For Information To Get To The Public And The Opposition To Build, Economists Said During A Roundtable On Sports Stadium Financing.

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Nashville Could Commission $200K Study On Titan’s Stadium Lease Obligations

Nashville Will Consider Spending $200,000 On A “Stadium Study” To Evaluate The Tennessee Titans’ Claim That The City Would Owe $1.839 Billion Under The Terms Of The Team’s Current Lease If Nissan Stadium In Nashville Was Renovated Instead Of Having A New Estimated $2.2 Billion Stadium Built.

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Lee Signs New Nashville Hotel Tax To Help Fund Titans Stadium Along With Two Other Bills

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Signed Several Bills Into Law On Wednesday That Include An Allowance For A 1% Hotel-Motel Tax Increase In Davidson County To Pay For A New Estimated $2.2 Billion Tennessee Titans Stadium. Lee Also Signed A Bill That Will Allow The Chattanooga Lookouts To Collect 5.5% Of The State Sales Tax At The Stadium To Pay For A New Stadium And Another Bill That Would Require Restitution Be Paid By DUI Offenders Who Kill The Parents Of Minor Children.

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Titans CEO Says Nashville Would Owe Nearly $2B Toward Nissan Stadium Renovations Under Current Lease

Tennessee Titans Chief Executive Officer Burke Nihill Estimated That Nashville Would Owe $1.839 Billion Under The Terms Of The Team’s Current Lease If Nissan Stadium In Nashville Was Renovated Instead Of Having A New Stadium Built.

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New Tennessee Titans Stadium Listed As $2.2B Expense In Nashville Budget Document

A New Metro Nashville Budget Request Includes $2.2 Billion For A New Tennessee Titans Stadium.

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Nashville Mayor’s Titans Stadium Plan Lacks Transparency, Economic Basis

Nashville Mayor John Cooper Presented His Case For Public Funding Toward A New Tennessee Titans Stadium In An Op-Ed In The Tennessean. An Economist From Georgia’s Kennesaw State University Who Studies Stadium Impacts, Said The Lack Of Financial Details In Cooper’s Argument Is Concerning.

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Questions Remain With Financing Of New Tennessee Titans Domed Stadium

After $500 Million In Funding For A New Tennessee Titans Stadium Passed Tennessee’s Legislature Last Week, The Next Step In The Public Funding Portion Of The Deal Will Be Funding From Metro Nashville.

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