The long-awaited development of the land around PNC Arena – and the Carolina Hurricanes’ long-term commitment to continue to play there – appear to finally be at hand.

Dundon’s vision for the land around PNC Arena includes offices, shopping, dining, a sportsbook and an indoor-outdoor live music venue, all designed to not only give both arena-goers and N.C. State football fans opportunities to eat and drink on site before games and events but make the area a 365-day destination. Proponents have described the plan as creating a potential new gateway to the city from the west.

CAA ICON, the strategic management consulting firm contracted by the authority, has been integral in the lease negotiations. CAA ICON consultant Dan Barrett has served as the authority’s representative in the lease talks.

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