Virginia Beach City Council Approves Extension to Secure Funding for Arena

Virginia Beach City Council Approves Extension to Secure Funding for Arena
Hampton Roads Chamber CEO & President Bryan Stephens Addressed the Council

The Virginia Beach City Council approved a 60-day extension for the developer of a proposed arena at the Oceanfront to secure funding. United States Management (USM) requested a 60-day extension and Mayor Will Sessoms confirmed council approved the extension 8-3.

Hampton Roads Chamber CEO & President Bryan Stephens joined other local leaders in addressing the Virginia Beach City Council before the vote, citing "the importance of having the capability and capacity to host large top-tier performances and events that currently bypass the region, and creating an environment where our millennials want to stay to work, live and raise their families."

The Hampton Roads Chamber has been and continues to be a strong supporter of the development of an Oceanfront arena. 

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