Tag Archives: football stadium

State swings small land deals for Falcons stadium

The State Properties Commission acquires several small parcels of land for the new stadium being designed for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Department of Economic Development , DNR , football stadium , Georgia Piedmont Technical College , GWCCA , Robins Air Force Base , State Properties Commission

Funding for stadium parking deck stirs debate

The late decision to put $17 million in the budget for a football stadium parking deck has some people grumbling . . .

Tags: bond funding , David Pennington , football stadium , GWCCA , Nathan Deal , parking deck , state budget , Terry England

Political Notes – Churches okay buyouts for stadium’s ‘south site’

Both churches located on the proposed site for a new Atlanta Falcons stadium have agreed to be bought out so they can relocate . . .

Tags: arthur blank , atlanta falcons , CREW , DeKalb County cities , football stadium , georgia dome , Juvenile Justice , league of women voters , Obamacare , Paul Broun , Ted Cruz , Tom Graves , World Congress Center

Political Notes – Church lowers its price for stadium site, but will Falcons pay it?

Mount Vernon Baptist Church reduces the price it would demand for moving out of the way of a new football stadium, Mayor Kasim Reed announces . . .

Tags: arthur blank , Doug Stoner , football stadium , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia Transportation Alliance , GWCCA , Kasim Reed , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , roy barnes , Sam Olens , trade mission

Political Notes – A stadium looking for a location

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority looks to the north as it tries to finalize a location for the retractable roof stadium it will build for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Cherokee County school board , football stadium , GWCCA , Kelly Marlow , Senate race , Steen Miles

Political Notes – Common Cause will try to score with their petition drive

Common Cause plans to go ahead with plans to gather 35,000 voters’ signatures to call a referendum on the public financing of a football stadium for Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank . . .

Tags: AOC , arthur blank , Common Cause , football stadium , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Gwinnett Tea Party , Marla Moore , Nan Orrock , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , referendum

Political Notes – Final approvals secured for Falcons’ new stadium

Arthur Blank will get his new football stadium after Thursday’s vote from the Invest Atlanta board of directors . . .

Tags: arthur blank , atlanta falcons , Dean Alford , DNR Trail Grants , football stadium , Invest Atlanta , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , Plant Washington , Savannah harbor dredging

Atlanta City Council approves stadium financing deal

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank will receive public contributions totaling nearly $1 billion for a new stadium for his football franchise . . .

Tags: arthur blank , Atlanta City Council , atlanta falcons , football stadium , Kasim Reed , Nathan Deal

Reed, Blank reach agreement on new Falcons stadium

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed reaches an agreement with Arthur Blank for the city to help finance the construction of a new football stadium for the Atlanta Falcons — protecting the General Assembly from having to vote on the politically sensitive issue . . .

Tags: arthur blank , atlanta falcons , football stadium , hotel-motel tax funds , Kasim Reed

Deal wants to cut a smaller Blank check

The governor is asking Arthur Blank to accept only $200 million in state funds for a new stadium rather than $300 million . . .

Tags: arthur blank , football stadium , Georgia World Congress Center Authority , Nathan Deal