Currently known as the "KROCK Centre"
Formerly the "Kingston Regional Sports and Entertainment Centre" or KRSEC
Formerly the "Large Venue Entertainment Centre" or LVEC
"When we build it, they will come"
several print ads
in a $50,000 pro-LVEC media campaign by
Kingston Accommodation Partners
and others incluing
arm of City Council
that's supposed to be selling Kingston to outsiders, not selling LVECs to City Councillors.
450 post-construction jobs! That's more than
( 150). See a list
That's ridiculous! Do the math: $20 million per year divided by
307,000 expected yearly attendance
$65.15 in "economic impact" per ticket sold
domain was registered by Kingston Accommodation Partners on April 11, 2006 for one year, expiring in April 2007. The proposed building would open in December 2007.
And you accomplish all this by building an arena whose sole purpose is to flow cash to
established downtown land owners
None of these "Proud Supporters" have much, if anything, to say on their websites about the LVEC project. See
Boys and Girls Club
The whole deceptive pro-LVEC ad campaign:
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Last updated May 9, 2006