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The site of the arena is adjacent to the site that Walter O'Malley wanted to use for a new stadium for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the early 1950s.
(O'Malley's plan was rejected by the city, resulting in the Dodgers relocating to Los Angeles in 1958.) On September 23, 2009, Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov reached a deal with Ratner to purchase an 80% stake of the Nets for 0 million, subject to Ratner acquiring financing for the arena project and control of the land by the end of the year in addition to the approval of three-fourths of the NBA board of governors.
I’m going to stay in sports and entertainment and look forward to build something and create value.
This project is being built by Ratner's company, Forest City Ratner.Brett Yormark, CEO of BSE Global, parent company of Barclays Center and the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, is leaving the organization next month.The timing coincides with Mikhail Prokhorov’s sale of the remaining 51 percent of the team and arena that he owned to Joe Tsai, executive vice chairman of Alibaba Group Holding, a Chinese company specializing in retail technologies. I knew there was going to be an end to one chapter and the beginning of another.I read some excerpts and it could have been written yesterday, about the defining moment in Brooklyn and how it would lead to a renaissance in the community. At that point it hit me — we really accomplished something special.Which events at Barclays Center stand out in your mind in terms of those seminal moments?
According to Ratner, accepting Prokhorov as majority owner "gives us a partner who adds to the financial strength of the venture.