Posted on 21 March 2014.
Conceptual drawing shows what the complex might look like.
Site plan shows a mix of buildings, including the multi-sport center at left, office buildings along I-77 Service Road at right. A new road would connect the service road to Lake Pines Drive at the bottom. Click for a larger image.
By DAVID BORAKS
Developers said Friday that their proposed Sports Village off I-77 Exit 28 in Cornelius could have a significant economic impact on the Lake Norman area, providing a venue for hosting regional and national youth and adult tournaments and alleviating a shortage of courts for everything from basketball to volleyball to futsal (indoor soccer). Meanwhile, they also hinted their project could include the first ice rink north of Charlotte.
Jay Martin of Cornelius and Mike Clapp of Davidson outlined their proposal at the Lake Norman Chamber’s Focus Friday issues session Friday morning, telling about two dozen people there’s an unmet need for a multi-court facility like theirs. Read the full story
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