A new deal announced Thursday promises to allow construction to begin on Nashville’s professional soccer stadium and an accompanying mixed-used development at the Nashville Fairgrounds.
The Nashville officials who oversee the city fairgrounds want the mayor to move ahead with construction of a pro soccer stadium there.
A lawsuit trying to stop construction of a pro soccer stadium in Nashville will go to trial after all. A judge’s ruling late Wednesday says there are relevant questions about how the stadium will impact other longstanding activities at the city fairgrounds.
Negotiations have grown urgent and testy between Nashville’s mayor and the group that owns a new Major League Soccer franchise that’s scheduled to start play at the end of the month.
It’s now been more than a year since Nashville’s pro soccer franchise agreed to a long list of so-called “community benefits” related to its stadium plan and a 10-acre development next door.
Listen / Getting approval for a pro soccer stadium was a big win this month for the sport’s supporters in Nashville. But the Metro Council’s decision came with an important last-minute assist.
Listen / One of Nashville’s most intense debates ended Tuesday night with a series of votes that approved the construction of a Major League Soccer stadium at the city fairgrounds.
Listen / Nashville’s pursuit of a Major League Soccer stadium for its fairgrounds property took two steps forward on Monday night and set the Metro Council on a path toward decisive votes on Sept 4.
The Metro Council advanced the ordinances required to build a new stadium for a Major League Soccer team Tuesday night and abandoned efforts to put the project up for a vote as a ballot initiative.
Listen / Recommendations for Nashville’s new Major League Soccer stadium were unveiled Tuesday evening. Among them was a commitment to work with the community, something local activists have been requesting at community meetings for months. The stadium’s ownership group, Nashville Soccer Holdings, has committed to creating a Community Benefit Agreement. The pact would not just build […]