City Hall

Arena Proposal Could Shutter Showbox SoDo

A proposed SoDo arena could require the demolition of the five-year-old venue Showbox SoDo.

04/11/2012 By Josh Feit

City Hall

City Will Spend Up to $100 Million to Buy Back Land from Hansen

A spokesman for Chris Hansen, the San Francisco hedge fund manager who has offered to help finance a new NBA arena in Seattle, says the city will pay fair-market value to buy back land for the facility.

04/09/2012 By Josh Feit


Private Investor Says He'll Fund Arena Traffic Study

San Francisco investor Chris Hansen says he'll pay a consultant to look into the transportation impacts of a new arena he has proposed funding in the SoDo neighborhood.

04/05/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

An Unexpected Ally

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip.

03/08/2012 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Potential Arena Investor Makes Rare Public Appearance

Reclusive San Francisco hedge fund manager and potential Seattle arena investor Chris Hansen makes a brief public appearance at the city's arena oversight panel.

03/07/2012 By Josh Feit