While there’s a lot of excitement that Georgia State University and private developers led by Atlanta-based Carter have been named the winning bidders for converting Turner Field into a mixed-use community and football stadium, InsiderAdvantage has learned of a bump in the road. The University System Board of Regents, which would need to approve the plan and how it is to be funded, was inexplicably taken by surprise. A Board spokesman tersely said that “there is substantial work that remains ahead”– meaning there are questions and complexities about how much and where the funding would come from (and how much from taxpayers?). The Regents will meet to discuss it in January, but some fear the plan could already be DRIFTING…

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