A McKinney developer planning to build a 15,000-seat cricket stadium in Allen is one of the major developments in North Texas.

According to reports, FunAsia (Thakkar Developers) and Global Sports Ventures of Philadelphia have planned for a news conference this Tuesday afternoon in order to discuss on the project, titled, “Allen Sports Village”.

While talking to Sam Thakkar and Poorvesh Thakkar, it was found that the developers are coming up with a mixed-use development project that will have training facilities, event center, 500,000 sq feet Class A office space, more than 1,000 residential units, two hotels and approx. 165K Sq. feet retail space in addition to “multi-use sports complex”.

Poorvesh Thakkar from FunAsia (Thakkar Developers) further told us that he is feeling positive about this project and their development team has already invested in the land required that is almost less 80 acres near Sam Rayburn Tollway close to Alma Drive. He further said that the project is going on full swing. They are fully committed and have been working on the same dedicatedly for the last few years.

Though Poorvesh Thakkar refused to give any information on the estimated cost of this project but one of the sites providing information on getting green card mentions that the overall cost of this project is somewhere $500 million.

According to sources, Tuesday afternoon conference will have Sam Thakkar, the CEO of the Perfect Group of Businesses including FunAsia (Thakkar Developer), Jignesh Pandya, the chairman of Global Sports Ventures, and Allen Mayor Steve Terell.

This time Global Sports Ventures is making an attempt to build a cricket venue in North Texas. This is perhaps not the first time; Global Sports Ventures announced in 2017 that it will come up with a professional cricket league in the U.S. by 2020.
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