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Hoover Metropolitan Complex preliminary layout Feb 2017

Map courtesy of Signature Homes

The park board now will oversee construction of the outdoor sports complex, slated for completion in late 2018. more

Feb 13, 2017 11:33 AM News

Hoover Metropolitan Complex Jan 2017

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

The new design proposals are linked to new access roads for Hoover High and Trace Crossings Elementary, new nearby residential development and donated park land, city officials say. more

Feb 2, 2017 4:50 PM News

Hoover Event Center exterior 3

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

The meeting was requested by the company hired to manage the facility. more

Jan 21, 2017 10:25 PM News

Hoover sports complex

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

Council members ran into a problem with the top choice among voters. more

Nov 8, 2016 10:30 AM News 4 Comments

Hoover sports complex construction Oct 2016

Photo by Jimmy Mitchell

The public will be able to vote through 5 p.m. Sunday. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:31 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover sports complex

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

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

The BAM hats

Photo by Jon Anderson

City officials in particular received very negative feedback to "The Bam" as a nickname. more

Oct 11, 2016 8:20 PM News 15 Comments

The BAM T-shirt

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover City Council also tonight approved spending $1.2 million to get the complex up and running, as well as a five-year operating budget. more

Oct 3, 2016 8:54 PM News 14 Comments

Hoover sports complex

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

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

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

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

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

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

Sportsplex

Sketch courtesy of Goodwyn Mills & Cawood.

The 141,000-square-foot indoor event center, to be built next to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, should be completed by May 2017. more

Feb 1, 2016 4:08 PM News

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