Ratner, whose firm once claimed "400 jobs" at the arena, now promotes "2000 workers" at the Barclays Center
Now that's possible, if a lot of people are sharing part-time jobs, but the arena has never been portrayed as offering a huge number of jobs, much less high-paying ones.
letters--certainly orchestrated by Ratner's firm--to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Brooklyn elected officials uniformly predicted only 400 jobs at the arena--an arena that at the time was planned to be larger.
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Even if Ratner is counting basketball jobs, and more retail than originally assumed, it's a huge leap from 400 jobs to 2000 workers, unless most of the latter hold very part-time jobs.