a bad deal with sears

As we discuss state budgets running dry because of pandemic-related drops in business revenue and taxes, this story explores a big reason so many coffers were so bare to begin with.

Source: The Sears Headquarters Deal Cost Taxpayers $500 Million. 30 Years Later, There’s Little to Show for It. — ProPublica

Also, why this was a bad deal for Hoffman Estates, which now has a massive entertainment complex to manage.