Times: Hansen buys rest of Sodo property needed for sports arena

Times: Hansen buys rest of Sodo property needed for sports arena

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Times: Hansen buys rest of Sodo property needed for sports arena

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by ERIC PRYNE / The Seattle Times

NWCN.com

Posted on April 11, 2012 at 6:09 AM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 11 at 4:06 PM

Chris Hansen, the hedge-fund manager who wants to bring a basketball and hockey arena to Sodo, says he has locked up the remaining property needed for the arena, and the sales should start closing this week.

Most should close within the next three months, the San Francisco investor said late Tuesday.

[Hansen said the same to KING 5 News's Chris Daniels last month when the two sat down for a one-on-one interview. Watch here.]

Hansen also revealed for the first time that he is buying "a considerable piece" of the block just north of the arena site, and is considering ancillary uses there.

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