• Indoor sports facility reportedly going downtown; Commission to vote on acquiring block housing Antique Mall
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    Indoor sports facility reportedly going downtown; Commission to vote on acquiring block housing Antique Mall

    It appears the proposed $19 million indoor sports facility will be built downtown. City Commissioners on Tuesday will vote on whether to purchase the full block of properties housing and surrounding the Owensboro Antique Mall — which is one block directly south of a future hotel and two south of the Convention Center. City Manager Nate Pagan said Commissioners will vote on acquiring the group of properties located in between West 3rd and 4th streets and Locust and Cedar streets as well as a roughly $44 million bond agreement. All of the properties are currently owned by Gipe Enterprises. The Owensboro Antique Mall operates at the corner of West 3rd…

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  • City again looking into potential indoor sports complex; Mayor says mall would be best location
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    City again looking into potential indoor sports complex; Mayor says mall would be best location

    Owensboro City Commissioners on Tuesday approved moving forward with examining the possibility of constructing an indoor sports facility. A representative for Pinnacle Indoor Sports said the complex could be an 88,000 square foot building costing roughly $16 million depending on the location, which has not been determined.  Norm Gill, Partner at Pinnacle Indoor Sports, said they conducted a market study in 2018 to determine Owensboro’s need and/or the community desires for such a facility. Gill said when they reconducted the study earlier this year, they heard from several people and the responses were similar to the first time around. “It’s positive. I’ll get to the punch line. There is nothing…

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