According to a recent article in the AJC.com, the Stonecrest Mall area will be soon be home to a Giant Sports Complex. Developers announced plans Wednesday to transform a grassy field near Stonecrest Mall into a $200 million sports complex that they say will draw amateur and pro athletes playing soccer, football, baseball and other sports. Construction on Atlanta Sports City is planned to start in the fall and when finished will include a 15,000 seat stadium, 22 soccer and football fields, seven baseball diamonds and five basketball courts.
The 200-acre sports center, located along I-20 in the new city of Stonecrest, will be the second-largest facility of its kind in the southeast, behind only the 220-acre Disney ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando.
Businessmen leading the massive project say it will provide a much-needed facility for regional youth sports tournaments. It also could become a venue for mens and womens professional soccer teams.
Its been a long time coming, said Patrick Henderson, CEO of Atlanta Sports Connection, the company that will own and operate the complex. Weve found a home for many, many years to come. [read full article]
Located just off I-20 in Lithonia, Stonecrest by Award-Winning Rocklyn Homes is in a great location, minutes to Stonecrest Mall for great shopping and dining and easily accessible to Midtown, Buckhead, Downtown Atlanta and just a short drive to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport plus close to Stone Mountain Park for year round events and activities.
Stonecrest, priced from the Mid $100s, features 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath two-story townhomes with fabulous features; such as, gourmet kitchens with island, granite counter-tops, hardwoods in the foyer, Master bedrooms with sitting room, raised double vanity, garden tub and separate shower in Master bath, Game rooms, large secondary bedrooms featuring spacious closets, and an 8 x 10 patio.