SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The City of Sacramento is edging closer and closer to acquiring the last piece of the puzzle it needs to build the Kings’ new downtown arena.

At a hearing Wednesday, a judge heard both the city’s and the owners of the former Macy’s men’s store argue their side. The city is pushing for taking hold of the property under eminent domain.

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The sticking issue the asking price for the vacant building. Its owners are asking for $10 million for the building, while the city only believes it’s worth $4 million.

Judge Raymond M. Cadei tentatively ruled in favor of the city at a hearing Tuesday, but Wednesday’s judge decided to hold off on making a final decision to confirm Cadei’s ruling.

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“We think the city took all the appropriate steps to make sure it can acquire the property,” Matt Rutak, assistant city attorney, said.

The judge is expected to take about a week in making the final decision.

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If all goes according to plan for the city, demolition of the Downtown Plaza is scheduled to begin sometime this spring. Construction of the new arena will begin in the fall.