Hamister sees progress in talks on arena deal

Via: Business First of Buffalo

'The public-sector money would cover a number of facets including installing a new sound system, the construction of 1,100-space parking lot near the arena, the right to install revenue-generating billboards and kiosks near the arena and low-cost replacement power. Also subject to negotiation is determining who is responsible for the $23 million that remains on the arena's original construction loan with Fleet Bank.'