Community Benefits

  1. Project represents a positive opportunity to embrace new professional sports teams and significant private investment.
  2. Bringing the SuperSonics back to Seattle and attracting an NHL Hockey franchise will be the source of great civic pride, add to the region’s considerable sports and arts culture and attract more visitors to the area during the winter sports season.
  3. Arena operations will provide a substantial boost in tourism during the winter sports season.
  4. Arena will be a world-class venue for live entertainment.

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