Of course the government is lying to the people. Who in the hell can trust government? That is why everything is vague. Government is for themselves, not the good of the people. The rich are the winners here. It's obvious.The only thing nefarious going on is the false hope of plaza spots being given to the vendors. If you remember the timing of the plaza announcement, it was after the vendors started putting up resistance to moving out. Getting tenants to leave when they don't want to is always a bit of a game. I've done it many times. That's what we're seeing transpire here I think. The gov't/owner/developer are hoping the vendors pack up quietly and vacate because they've been given this false promise of getting into a nice new shiney plaza. No gun play, no tear gas, no deaths. That stuff looks bad in brochures. But I really doubt any of the current vendors get a spot. They're getting conned.
300 parking spots? If that's even true reporting, it's probably to accommodate the Sunday crowds. But even that crowd will start to filter away I think and find newer pastures. Sosua Beach is going to look nothing like it does now.
It's the nature of things.