Truman Sports Complex: Legacy Of FAIL

Here's a worthwhile question and something to consider as developers look to up-sell locals on pricey new digs . . . Check the money line:

"Attendees at a recent Royals community meeting broke into applause after one person asked why no private projects have transpired at the 220-acre sports complex. Team executives said the Royals have studied multiple concepts over the years, but pointed to a lack of developer appetite for the area other than a few peripheral hotels."

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Why hasn't Truman Sports Complex spurred redevelopment? KC builders tried almost 20 years ago - Kansas City Business Journal

How should Truman Sports Complex be redeveloped if the Kansas City Royals depart for a new downtown stadium? Local developers brainstormed a wide range of uses - including specialty retail, a local sports museum and an indoor ski slope - almost 20 years ago.