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$1B sports arena plan selected for Ronkonkoma site

April 09, 2018 03:19PM

Suffolk County officials have green-lit a proposal for a 17,500 arena for a 40-acre site in Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, Newsday reported. JLL and investment banker Ray Bartoszek pitched the $1 billion arena that’d be run by the same company that owns the Philadelphia Flyers and their arena. The development will also include a 500-room hotel, 200,000 square feet for offices, 160,000 square feet for medical research and 90,000 square feet for retail and restaurants. [Newsday]