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Disney will invest US$1bn in California resort if Anaheim waives gate taxes


Disney is considering a US$1bn (€892m, £635m) investment into its Disneyland Resort in California on the basis that the city of Anaheim waives a tax on park admission tickets for a 30-year period. Disneyland California


currently holds the same tax exemption ruling after an agreement made with the city in 1996, but that deal expires on 30 June 2016. In exchange for the tax


cut, a large-scale investment would include new attractions, parking structure with more than 5,000 spots and other infrastructure improvements to the theme park and resort complex.


A recent study said the resort generates US$5.7bn annually According to local


reports, two members of Anaheim’s City Council are supporting the plans, while two others are undecided. Mayor Tom Tait, who approved the initial deal in 1996, has opposed the plans.


The tentative


ticket-tax ban could also be extended another 15 years if Disney later embarks on a separate US$500m (€446m, £317m) expansion


More: http://lei.sr?a=D2U9q_A


£150m needed to maintain Buckingham Palace over next decade, says report


Buckingham Palace is in line for renovations costing up to £150m (US$236.2m, €211m) after a preliminary report on the state of the popular London attraction, which is home to Queen Elizabeth II, said the figure would be needed over the course of the next decade to maintain the Grade I listed building. Included as part of the


latest annual report looking at the Royal Family’s finances, comments from Alan Reid, keeper of the Privy Purse, said the necessary renovation work on the UK landmark would “present a significant financial challenge” in the years ahead.


Twitter: @AM2jobs £150m has been estimated for work required on the palace According to a palace


spokesperson, the £150m figure has been identified by heritage experts as a realistic estimate for work required as part of a 10-year restoration scheme.


Architects are yet to be


appointed for the restoration and it is not yet known if outside funding will be sought. The attraction draws around 500,000 annually. More: http://lei.sr?a=s2x7v_A


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