Loudoun Hounds Land at One Loudoun

The Loudoun Hounds announced on October 1st that they are abandoning the Kincora site and moving to One Loudoun.

Officials with the Loudoun Hounds site timing as the reason for the decision to move. Apparently the Kincora development was not moving fast enough to meet the 2014 deal line for opening day. Loudoun Hounds officials say that the move was strictly a business decision. The Hounds have had to delay their opening day twice in the last two years, most recently this June. One Loudoun, with building already coming out of the ground will treat the new stadium as the center piece of the development that is focused on a community where residents can live, work and play and leave their car in the same parking spot. This sustainable type of development has seen great success in other areas of Northern Virginia.

One Loudoun is a mixed use development located at the intersection of Route 7 and the Loudoun County Parkway.

Both Kincora and One Loudoun are key projects to the Route 28 corridor and will provide residents of Loudoun County with the opportunity to live, work and play within one community.  While Kincora is losing a big tenant, officials there state that they will continue to push on and feel that the Kincoras location will allow for quick adjustment. The 428 acre Kincora site is located just east of One Loudoun at the intersection of Route 28 and Route 7. Kincora will offer over 500,000 square feet of retail space, 1,400 apartment and condominiums, and more than 4 million square feet of corporate office space.

New Stadium to be built at One Loudoun.

One Loudoun and the Loudoun Hounds plan to construct a new ball park located at the intersection of Route 7 and the Loudoun County Parkway.  The new stadium is being treated as the center piece of the development and will have fixed seating for 5,500 fans and a total capacity of 10,000. The park will host a minimum of 72 baseball games a year as well as community events, concerts, festivals, and other sporting events. The stadium is being privately funded and is scheduled to open in 2014.

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will need to approve changes.

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors seems supportive of the move and acknowledges that the presence of the stadium in Loudoun County will provide much needed sports entertainment for the county. Ultimately all plan changes still need to be approved by the board. County officials state that the move will not have an immediate impact of county transportation plans. Supervisor York stated that “It was important for us to get this going and do what we can to keep the stadium here in the county. Transportation projects for Kincora for the extension of Gloucester Parkway and Pacific Boulevard are proceeding as planned.

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