Warriors, Giants open to teaming up on arena near AT&T Park


By Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross : sfgate – excerpt

An increasingly hostile political climate, coupled with the prospect of rocketing costs and a drawn-out permit fight, has rekindled prospects of the Warriors trying to team up with the Giants to shift the site for their proposed waterfront arena down to the parking lot across from AT&T Park…

One big reason for the possible southward shift is the emergence of a June ballot measure that would require voter approval for all waterfront developments taller than the current 48-foot limit. The Warriors intend to build condos and a hotel across from the Piers 30-32 site to help pay for the arena, but a couple of polls in recent weeks show they could be a deal-killer with voters… (more)

Would this shift south put the Warriors plans out of bounds of the waterfront area under dispute?

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