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Hoover sports complex

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Officials are asking the public to vote on a name for the overall complex and a name for the 155,000-square-foot indoor event center. more

Oct 24, 2016 6:47 PM News 7 Comments

Hoover sports complex construction 10-17-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

The naming committee held its first meeting at the Hoover Municipal Center Monday. more

Oct 17, 2016 10:02 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover sports complex

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However, the facility is expected to have a $14 million direct economic impact its first year and $33 million impact by year five, projections show. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:20 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover Event Center exterior 1

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

The contract was $1.9 million over budget but $1.83 million less than the amount originally proposed by the low bidder. more

Aug 1, 2016 9:29 PM News 1 Comments

Hoover Event Center exterior 3

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

The council delayed awarding a "general works" construction package for the complex after the low bid came in at $22 million — $3.75 million over budget. more

Jul 19, 2016 8:37 AM News

Hoover Event Center Master Plan

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Sports Facilities Management is based in Clearwater, Florida, and manages sports complexes all over the country. more

Jul 17, 2016 9:31 PM News

As institutional investors scrambled for secure investments, Hoover's strong credit rating played in its favor. more

Jul 3, 2016 5:22 AM News

Hoover Event Center exterior 3

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

Council President Jack Wright said the council will get feedback from athletic organizations and likely make a decision in mid-July. more

Jun 30, 2016 8:43 PM News 3 Comments

Hoover Event Center Master Plan

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The council's work session is at 5 p.m. at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Jun 30, 2016 3:11 PM News

Hoover Event Center Master Plan

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

Most of the money is slated for the 124-acre sports complex and indoor event center to be built next to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Jun 20, 2016 7:49 PM News 4 Comments

Hoover Event Center exterior 3

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

The majority of the money — an estimated $76 million — would be used to build the new sports complex and indoor event center next to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Jun 19, 2016 9:25 PM News

Hoover Sportsplex groundbreaking 3

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The 155,000-square-foot indoor event center is scheduled to be completed by May 2017, while the outdoor sports fields are slated to open by February 2018. more

Jun 14, 2016 2:09 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover Sportsplex design June 2016

Design sketch by Goodwyn Mills & Cawood

Officials have made the indoor event center bigger and added a pro shop and shade canopies for fans at the tennis complex, among other cost increases. more

Jun 2, 2016 7:45 PM News

Hoover Sportsplex 13

Photo by Jon Anderson/sketch by Goodwyn Mills & Cawood

That's in addition to the $3.37 million for the prefabricated metal building that will go on top of the foundation. more

May 2, 2016 8:05 PM News

Hoover Sportsplex indoor event center

Sketch by Goodwyn Mills & Cawood

The 141,000-square-foot event center will be part of the $70 million Hoover Sportsplex next to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Apr 5, 2016 3:29 PM News

Gary Ivey Friends of Hoover 2-8-16

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Ivey spoke to about 20 people at the Friends of Hoover meeting. more

Feb 8, 2016 2:39 PM News 3 Comments

Sportsplex

Sketch courtesy of Goodwyn Mills & Cawood.

Mayor Gary Ivey is scheduled to speak to the Friends of Hoover group. more

Feb 7, 2016 8:15 PM News 1 Comments

Hoover Sportsplex 1

Photo by Jon Anderson; sketch by Goodwyn Mills & Cawood

The facility would include six soccer/lacrosse/football fields, eight baseball/softball fields, 15 tennis courts, a 2-mile walking track and a 141,000-square-foot indoor facility for sports, trade shows, banquets, meetings and graduation ceremonies. more

Dec 21, 2015 8:19 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover council 12-7-15

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The council also will give a first reading of an ordinance to allow and regulate transportation network companies, such as Uber and Lyft. more

Dec 20, 2015 8:55 PM News 5 Comments

The facility likely will be in the vicinity of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, Council President Jack Wright said. more

Dec 17, 2015 6:09 PM News 3 Comments

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