Companies step up in response to Coney Island RFP

Posted Monday, December 7, 2009 12:05 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The competition to build a new amusement park at the faded seaside mecca has reached a fever pitch as a who's who of amusement operators work to put together proposals by a Dec. 18 deadline. It was standing room only when city officials presented their request for proposals at the Las Vegas IAAPA convention last month, after sealing a deal to buy 6.9 crucial acres from developer Thor Equities for $95.6 million.

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Monday, December 7, 2009 1:31 PM

I know this is *just business* and all, but I'd really, really love to see the Albert family take over again...

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Monday, December 7, 2009 5:41 PM

It wouldn't be too bad if Tivoli were to get the nod. I've been to Tivoli Gardens, and have to say, they do a damn good job with the place.

Now, Granted TG has alot more land, than the proposed lot at CI, but if anyone can put the lot to good use, Tivoli can.

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Monday, December 7, 2009 5:58 PM

Maybe Blackstone wants in to this brewhaha? They've had sucess running parks ands attractions before.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009 1:01 AM

What, no love for Southern Star?

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