Proposed Soccer Arena in the Bronx

January, 2014

In the final days of the Bloomberg Administration, a plan emerged for a proposed Major League Soccer stadium to be built on the failed Yankee Stadium parking garages, to be paid for with major tax subsidies and free rent for the stadium.

For related news on the proposed Soccer Stadium development: 

New York City Independent Budget Office, New Soccer Stadium Deal Bails Out Failed Parking Lots, Boots Money Owed to City for Decades, January 6, 2014

New York Daily News, Gonzalez: Yankees, sheik to get $200M in subsidies if city OKs soccer stadium deal, January 6, 2014

New York Daily News, Welcome gifts for de Blasio from Cuomo & Bloomberg, January 5, 2014

New York Daily News: Be Our Guest: The Yankees' deal for a soccer stadium would use taxpayer money and pave over parkland, (Bettina Damiani, Good Jobs New York and Veronica Vanterpool, Tri-State Transportation Campaign) December 29, 2013

New York Daily News: Gonzalez: Bronx soccer stadium deal near Yankee Stadium offers big incentives to Arab firm, December 11, 2013

WNYC: Deja Vu: Yankees Want More Tax Perks, This Time for Soccer Stadium, December 11, 2013