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Allen: Allen Sports Village (cricket stadium)

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Allen: Allen Sports Village (cricket stadium)

Postby itsjrd1964 » 13 Dec 2018 22:50

Developer plans 15,000-seat cricket stadium in big Allen development

The development will be located on 80 acres near TX 121-Sam Rayburn Tollway/Alma. The article says the stadium might also be suitable for rugby and soccer.

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... evelopment

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Re: Allen: Allen Sports Village (cricket stadium)

Postby tamtagon » 14 Dec 2018 07:00

I was hoping that would end up (at least) in Irving. I guess the leading edge of suburbia is the usual place for novel attractions.

The city is considering assisting the project with a grant for infrastructure improvements ... a "proposed mixed-use development, anchored by a multi-use sports complex, training facilities and event center [with] 500,000 square feet of Class A office space."It also would include more than 1,000 new residential units, potentially including townhomes, condos and apartments. The proposal also calls for two hotels in a high-rise condominium tower and about 165,000 square feet of shopping, including a grocer.


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