DT #147: The $75 Million Grand Park Story of Economic Impact – Episode 2 of 2

When you spend $75 million on a sports complex in a city of 38,000, the economic impact better follow.  The City of Westfield, IN, pulled of Grand Park – a 400 acre facility designed to serve thousands of competitors.

In this follow-up episode, Jason interviews Amanda Rubadue and William Knox with the City of Westfield to break down the deal and share some of the challenges and successes of pulling off such an endeavor.

You will hear about:

-If you build it, will they come?

-How can you maximize the economic impact of an investment such as this?

-Balancing land use needs between residential and commercial

-Building capacity within the hospitality industry to serve visitors

Grand Park Sports Campus

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