$30 million St. Cloud State hockey arena expansion to break ground

Friday, September 23, 2011

Between hockey games, other school events and concerts, it appears there would be enough going on at SCSU to keep an expanded hockey venue busy, said David Vang, chair of the University of St. Thomas Finance Department and an expert in publicly financed projects.

Even if the hockey center wanted to compete with the civic center for trade shows and conventions, it would be tough to pull off, Vang said.

“That is very difficult to do on campus,” Vang said. “A number of universities have tried that and it is difficult because of parking issues and the logistics of business people finding their way around a big campus.”

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Originally published: 09/23/2011, Finance and Commerce