Va. Beach arena would open in 2014, generate $98 million in first year

Aug 29, 2012 Full story: WVEC-TV Norfolk

A proposed 18,500-seat arena at the Va. Beach Oceanfront would have $98 million in economic impact in its first year and create 1,200 new jobs, according to a study released by Comcast-Spectacor, Live Nation and HKS Inc.

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Baltimore, MD

#1 Aug 29, 2012
I hope we have a professional sports team in virginia beach, it will deffinately help the economy here in the hampton roads
Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#2 Aug 29, 2012
The Hampton Roads area will never support a major sports team. Most of the residents are military transients or retirees who support the team from their original hometown.
Mitch in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, VA

#3 Aug 30, 2012
Please - NO! NO! NO!

Our roads are crowded enough. Please don't spend my tax dollars on this folly.

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