Suns in planning stages for practice facility and Talking Stick Resort Arena renovations

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the Phoenix Suns By Duane Rankin | Arizona Republic All Josh Jackson has ever needed was a rim and ball to put “the work in” as he calls it. So he hadn’t really thought about how a new practice facility would benefit the Phoenix Suns when the city council approved a $230-million renovation proposal for Talking Stick …

Anti-arena group drops referendum on Phoenix Suns arena funding

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the Phoenix Suns By Jessica Boehm | Arizona Republic An attempt to send the controversial $230 million Phoenix Suns arena renovation deal to the voters is dead, The Arizona Republic confirmed Tuesday. The Phoenix City Council approved the deal, which will keep the Suns in downtown Phoenix through at least 2037, in late January. But a group calling itself Common …

[OPINION] Are public votes DOA on the Phoenix Suns arena deal? And is that a bad thing?

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the Phoenix Suns Opinion: Some folks hope Common Sense Phoenix’s measures make it to the ballot. I’m not one of them. By Abe Kwok | Arizona Republic Are the two referenda to force a public vote on the Phoenix Suns arena renovation deal DOA? And is that a bad thing? (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.)  On …

City Council approves $230 million deal to renovate Phoenix Suns arena

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the Phoenix Suns By Brandon Brown | Phoenix Business Journal The Phoenix City Council approved a deal Wednesday afternoon to renovate Talking Stick Resort Arena, the home of the Phoenix Suns. The measure to spend $150 million on updates and renovations to the downtown, city-owned arena passed 6-2. Mayor Thelda Williams and Councilmembers Debra Stark, Laura Pastor, Felicita …

Phoenix City Council approves $230 million Phoenix Suns arena-renovation deal

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the Phoenix Suns By Jessica Boehm | Arizona Republic The Phoenix City Council approved a controversial deal with the Phoenix Suns that will keep the NBA franchise in downtown Phoenix through at least 2037. The council voted 6-2, with Vice Mayor Jim Waring and Councilman Sal DiCiccio opposing it, to approve the $230 million deal. The city will pay $150 million from …

[EDITORIAL] Suns arena renovations are not a bad deal for Phoenix

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the Phoenix Suns Opinion: Phoenix has good reason to contribute mightily to arena renovations, especially when its options are few and far between. By Abe Kwok | Arizona Republic The city of Phoenix and the Phoenix Suns have no one but themselves to blame for the stumbles on a proposed deal to renovate the arena the Suns play …

The latest developments on Talking Stick Resort Arena renovations

  (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the Phoenix Suns.) By City of Phoenix While the city owns the building, the Phoenix Arena Development Limited Partnership (PADLP) oversees the day-to-day operation of the Arena. The PADLP is an affiliate of the Suns. The contract between the city (“landlord”) and the PADLP (“operator”) could expires as early as 2022. This contract has …