Titans Plan Expansion, Renovation Of Practice Facility/Team HQ
The Titans are expanding Saint Thomas Sports Park, the "home to their practice facility and corporate office" since '99, according to a front-page piece by Erik Bacharach of the Nashville TENNESSEAN. Construction began this week on the 60,000-square-foot project, which will "almost double the size of the team's MetroCenter headquarters and includes a three-story building situated along the first of three existing practice fields." Since Amy Adams Strunk became Controlling Owner in '15, the Titans have "made a slew of significant overhauls to Saint Thomas Sports Park." Titans VP & General Counsel Burke Nihill said this is the "finishing touch." The renovations represent a "notable investment in the city, and one that suggests the Titans' long-term plan is to stay" in Nashville. The team's lease at Nissan Stadium expires in '28. Nihill said that the Titans hope to "complete the project within the next two years." The renovations also will put the "vast majority of the Titans' staff under one roof." The team's ticket-sales staff currently "works out of Nissan Stadium, and about 15 employees work from a different MetroCenter office." Other planned improvements include a new draft room, a parking garage and a 2,000-square-foot event space that "leads out onto a 2,300-square-foot rooftop deck" (Nashville TENNESSEAN, 11/13).