Chris Daniels has an update on @SonicsArena progress HERE:
JUST IN - Spokesperson says it is "major milestone" for #SeattleArena project. Draft EIS scheduled to be done in June. More to come..— Chris Daniels (@ChrisDaniels5) April 24, 2013
JUST IN - Spokesperson for Seattle Department of Planning and Development says Master Use Permit to be filed for #SeattleArena next Tuesday.— Chris Daniels (@ChrisDaniels5) April 24, 2013
An unnamed source from Sacramento described this move as a sign of desperation, "Hansen just needs to move his project along faster. He'll do anything to show he can get his building built first."
Sacramento arena proponents released new drawings of their arena today and Senator Daryl Steinberg introduced legislation that, if passed would potentially speed up the environmental review for a Kings arena in Sacramento:
Here's a new look at what the #NBAKings arena at Downtown Plaza might look like, from architect AECOM twitter.com/Ryan_Lillis/st…— Ryan Lillis (@Ryan_Lillis) April 24, 2013
Sen Steinberg intro's new bill to overhaul Calif enviro law with eye toward #NBAKings arena.— Dale Kasler (@dakasler) April 24, 2013
An unnamed source from Seattle described this move as a sign of too little too late, "Johnson just needs to move his project along faster. He'll do anything to show he can get his building built first."
BREAKING: Fans wish they could talk about the upcoming NBA draft instead of architectural timelines.