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Seattle Center Arena will take longer—and cost more

Meanwhile, the interior of the old Key Arena has been stripped, ready to be demolished, save for the roof.

With an NHL franchise approved, Seattle Center Arena prepares to break ground

The $700 million project was designed to court NHL and NBA teams

New coalition pushes for deeper investment in Seattle’s transit

It’s called Move All Seattle Sustainably, or MASS

Seattle City Council approves Key Arena renovation agreements

The $700 million project can move forward—with completion scheduled for 2020

Here’s how contractors will renovate Key Arena

The now-$700 million project will upgrade the facility, but keep the roof

Peek inside Key Arena’s renovation with new renderings

A glass atrium, expanded hockey seating, and Space Needle views—under the original roof

Mayor: It isn’t over for Sodo arena project

Speaking to PSBJ, Durkan said "it’s a long shot"—but not impossible

Key Arena agreement approved by city

The city council has approved the deal to redevelop Key Arena—and the mayor will sign it

City and Oak View Group reach a plan for KeyArena

The plan still needs City Council approval

As KeyArena plans move forward, Chris Hansen committed to SODO stadium

In case you were wondering, a step forward for the city’s KeyArena plans haven’t deterred Chris Hansen and company from their fight for an arena in SODO.

Oak View Group officially selected to renovate KeyArena

Plans to renovate KeyArena just took one big step forward: Oak View Group has been officially selected to re-build the Seattle Center venue.

AEG-led Seattle Partners pull KeyArena proposal

Citing frustrations with the selection process, Seattle Partners pulled their bid to redevelop KeyArena on Sunday—or perhaps flounced.

Preview your KeyArena options at KEXP this Thursday

The city and KEXP are hosting an open house to answer all your questions about KeyArena proposals.

Two proposals submitted for KeyArena redevelopment

Both would renovate KeyArena instead of building a new structure in its place, and were developed with NBA and NHL teams in mind—plus an increased capacity for entertainment.

City Council committee will consider Seattle arena options

Both SODO and KeyArena are getting the full attention of the Seattle City Council.

Stars aligning to bring basketball back to Seattle

Sonics, again; or maybe something from Seattle’s new era?

AEG will submit a KeyArena proposal

They’ve been waiting months for this

RFP issued to re-imagine Seattle’s KeyArena

NBA Basketball, anyone? How about hockey?

Chris Hansen wants to tear up Seattle Arena MOU for new one

A new MOU could make it easier to get an NHL franchise here first

Once a potential NHL arena site, Tukwila property sells for $136M

One less threat Chris Hansen has to worry about

Russell Wilson joins Chris Hansen’s SoDo arena group

The Seahawks quarterback throws his PR weight behind one arena proposal

Seattle will request KeyArena redevelopment proposals

The battle between KeyArena and Chris Hansen’s SoDo arena is on

As SoDo deal heats back up, Seattle exploring KeyArena remodel

Just like that, we have dueling arena ideas in the works

Answering Chris Hansen’s new SoDo arena deal questions

You have questions about the new arrangement, we have your answers

Chris Hansen to Seattle: I’ll just pay for the arena myself

The new proposal still needs the city to vacate a stretch of Occidental Avenue

Chris Hansen somehow found more SoDo he didn’t own. Now he does.

We should just rename the neighborhood Hansen at this point

The 5 Seattle neighborhoods everyone should be watching

As 2016 draws to a close, keep an eye on these spots for 2017 and beyond

Chris Hansen will not stop until he owns SoDo

When the Seattle City Council said no to a street vacation of a stretch of Occidental Avenue S in May, that seemed to spell doom for Chris Hansen’s potential SoDo arena plans. Instead, the would-be Sonics owner bought more SoDo.

City Council Says No to SoDo Arena Street Vacation

Let the bubbly flow at Seattle Times HQ. The Seattle City Council has rejected the vacation of a stretch of Occidental Avnue S to Chris Hansen for his SoDo Arena project.

Scheduling Deal Clears Way For Arena Street Vote

The Seahawks and Mariners found some common ground with Chris Hansen on a scheduling arrangement that could clear the way for Seattle to sell the Occidental Avenue stretch needed for the SoDo basketball arena

How SoDo Arena & South Lander Overpass Are Linked

If Chris Hansen gets the stretch of Occidental Avenue he needs to build his arena, that may end up helping tip the long-gestationg South Lander Overpass into construction.

Council Committee Favors Sodo Arena Street Sale

Despite the best efforts of the Port of Seattle and the Seattle Times, Chris Hansen's SoDo Arena plans got a big boost on Tuesday. The Seattle City Council transportation committee voted 4-1 Tuesday to recommend selling part of Occidental Avenue S.

SoDo Arena Opponents Consider New Legislation

Plans for Chris Hansen's SoDo Arena are still moving forward as a decision on whether or not the city should vacate a stretch of Occidental Avenue to the developer nears. Also still moving forward is opposition to the plan.

"Vital" Occidental Ave Not Actually All That Vital

King 5 decided to test the idea that a stretch of Occidental Avenue is too vital to be closed for Chris Hansen's SoDo arena plans. Turns out...it's not.

The Seattle Times Really Hates The SoDo Arena Plan

The city continues to figure out if Chris Hansen's plan for an arena in SoDo is viable and The Seattle Times continues to hate everything about it.