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Developers seek $8 million for stalled Grandview soccer project

Developers of a $234 million Grandview development anchored by soccer fields say they need $8 million from the city to move forward with the stalled project.

The sprawling Gateway Sports Village would include 15 soccer fields, 540 hotel rooms, 864 multifamily units and 150,000 square feet of retail space in the Kansas City suburb.

Grandview already approved a $43 million tax increment financing plan for the development, which was announced in 2016 and broke ground in 2017. But the developers say additional money is needed to complete the project.

The development team includes includes Deron Cherry, a former Kansas City Chiefs player, and Greg Cotton, former chief operating officer of Sporting Kansas City.

Read more: Kansas City Star

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