— The BMO Harris Bradley Center says it lost nearly $2
million in fiscal 2014, largely due to low attendance for
the Milwaukee Bucks, a decrease in state grants and a
mediocre concert season.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1siVsqb
) the loss was $3 million smaller than the previous year,
but it helped bring the aging arena's debt to nearly $20
million. Operating revenue for the year that ended June 30
totaled $18 million, compared with nearly $21 million for
and CEO Steve Costello says there's hope that a stronger
Bucks franchise and an uptick in concerts will mean a better
wants the Bucks to get a new arena, but state Assembly
leaders say it won't be easy to find public money for it.