Grand Park Economic Announcement Set

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Westfield officials say a "major economic announcement" will be made Tuesday at Grand Park. Mayor Andy Cook will be joined by representatives from Henke Development Group and regional investors for the announcement. September 19, 2014

What: Press Conference for major economic announcement for Grand Park

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Where: Press Conference will be held at Grand Park in Lot G, accessible from 186th Street north of Kinsey Avenue (look for the white tent). See map.

Rain location: Administration Building, 711 E. 191st Street (Lot B)

Who: Mayor Andy Cook, Henke Development Group and regional investors

Background:

Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana, is a destination like no other. The thoughtfully designed 400-acre Grand Park Sports Campus features 26 baseball and softball diamonds, 31 multipurpose fields for soccer, football, rugby, field hockey and lacrosse. It also features an abundance of green space and more than 10 miles of pedestrian/bicycle trails, including the largest trailhead on the Monon Corridor.

More than 1.5 million sports visitors are expected to participate in or attend tournaments and events at the Grand Park Sports Campus on an annual basis making the surrounding area a prime location for economic development. The master plan outlines approximately 1,400 acres of land available for residential and commercial development including hospitality (hotel, restaurant and retail), mixed-use, life science and corporate office uses.

Grand Park is bound by State Road 32 on the south, 196th Street to the north, Spring Mill Road on the west and United States Highway 31 to the east.

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