Sports Authority OKs arena upgrades

Updated Demonbreun plaza, new restaurants slated for October opening
Apr 25, 2013 10:45 AM

Images show street-activated Bridgestone Arena

SoBro entertainment venue to get $7M facelift
Jan 24, 2013 10:43 AM

Arena improvements include HVAC upgrades, new suite-level club

Preds will also add new training facility for players
Aug 21, 2012 6:55 AM

East Bank rises to top for Sounds owners

The owners of the Nashville Sounds may no longer have the Thermal site as a candidate for their future stadium, but they showed enthusiasm Thursday morning for a faciltiy on the East Bank of the Cumberland River, Joey Garrison reports. Populous, the firm that led the study analyzing potential stadium locations, identified sites on both the west and east sides of Korean Veterans Boulevard. (Get the full report here.)

“The possibility of a site on the east bank of the river is clearly the site that has the most interest by the Sounds,” said Sounds attorney and lobbyist Tom White, adding that the Sounds must now look at financing possibilities, with help from Metro, for a new ballpark to replace outdated Greer Stadium.

“There is extremely limited interest by the Sounds in the other two sites,” White added.

Dec 1, 2011 1:50 PM

Metro picks firm to study Sounds stadium

Metro has hired a Kansas City, Mo.-based consulting firm to conduct a feasibility study on a new Nashville Sounds ballpark. Populous, a firm specializing in sports facilities, will get $157,000 from Metro to conduct the study, which includes analyzing and recommending potential sites for a stadium.

Joey Garrison has the story for The City Paper.

Jul 1, 2011 8:08 AM