- There's a strong feeling (delusion?) of confidence that it will pass, and there's no need for a Plan B
- Even if everything passes, construction won't begin for somewhere in the neighborhood of 18 months...
- ...And then it'll be about another 30 months until construction is complete.
- Although there was an earlier fear that the expansion had to be complete by 2017 or the Con would leave, the aforementioned confidence seems to have put that to rest. The prevailing thought is that the Con can continue to spread around town. Actual quote: "Now that they’ve spread out, too, there’s less pressure to have expansion at ’17 or ’18. And they can wait a few years. They want the expansion and they need the expansion. But in the interim they have some options as they spread around the community."
4 years to an expanded convention center - maybe