Murfreesboro City Council approves zoning for Legacy Sports Enjoyment Park

Barbara Merkley

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) – Murfreesboro Town Council voted Thursday to approve the prepare of companies, annexation, and zoning requests for the proposed $350 million-greenback, 258 acre Legacy Sporting activities and Leisure Park.

Users of the Hord and Haymore family members, descendants of the Benjamin Hord spouse and children that has owned the residence for around 180 years, offered the house.

The city is zoning the home as Industrial Freeway (CH) and Gateway Style and design Overlay (GDO-1) for the new improvement. The zoning permits for constructing the proposed athletics advanced, which is labeled as a professional outdoor amusement use.

Aerial Map of 258.8 acre land adjacent to Northwest Broad and Stones River for Legacy Sports...
Aerial Map of 258.8 acre land adjacent to Northwest Wide and Stones River for Legacy Sports Tennessee Development(Murfreesboro)

GDO-1 zoning is supposed to ensure the property’s substantial-high quality layout and web-site preparing and help control the employs. In addition, the advancement is predicted to add to Murfreesboro’s previously powerful reputation as a sports activities and recreation desired destination.

The program calls for the park to be developed together the east side of Northwest Wide Steet near I-840 and the Stones River. It will attribute many leisure and qualified sports activities services, a health and fitness, and wellness heart, a multi-use gaming and arcade place, and a 6,000-seat arena and outside amphitheater for activities and concerts. The program will also incorporate browsing and eating places.

Legacy Sports Tennessee Site Plan
Legacy Athletics Tennessee Internet site Approach(City of Murfreesboro)

“We are thrilled about finalizing annexation and zoning for this new improvement with Legacy Athletics Tennessee that is expected to be a activity-changer for our community,” claimed Mayor Shane McFarland in a assertion. “We are delighted that Legacy Sports dedicated to Murfreesboro and believe that the improvement with a relatives-oriented philosophy balances the will need for sports activities and entertainment services in our developing local community alongside with economic and tourism development in the Sports Funds of Tennessee.”

An financial impression examination conducted by CH Johnson Consulting for Legacy Sporting activities tasks above 5 million annual people and around $350 million of direct economic influence by the fifth year of procedure.

Mayor Shane McFarland addresses gathering in City Hall Rotunda, Dec. 9, 2021
Mayor Shane McFarland addresses accumulating in Town Hall Rotunda, Dec. 9, 2021(The Metropolis of Murfreesboro)

Legacy Sports, a well known nationwide sports activities and entertainment facility enhancement firm, was introduced in the Town Corridor Rotunda Dec. 9, 2021. Murfreesboro had been chosen for the condition-of-the-art indoor and out of doors complex. In January, Legacy Sporting activities United states of america opened a similar enterprise in Mesa, Arizona and hopes to split ground on the Middle Tennessee complex in 2022 with a likely grand opening in 2024.

“After going to a lot of areas, Legacy Athletics Tennessee observed a property in Murfreesboro, an perfect locale with visionary leadership and advancement,” Legacy Sporting activities CEO Chad Miller explained in a assertion on Thursday. “The advanced will give amenities and fields for youth athletics leagues and camps with predicted tournaments on weekends.”

The Legacy Sporting activities Tennessee complex will showcase a range of outdoor and indoor athletic things to do, like soccer, baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, hockey, lacrosse, volleyball, impediment course racing, pickleball, cheer, dance, e-sporting activities, spouse and children conditioning, and recreational sports.

Tournaments of US Soccer, US Baseball, and AAU basketball will be held right here and TSSAA is predicted to use the services.

The Murfreesboro Arranging Fee voted 6- on February 2 to endorse approval for the annexation and zoning requests for the new Legacy Sports activities United states and Enjoyment Park. The unanimous votes adopted community hearings on the 258.8-acre residence.

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