Developer of OP Bluhawk project announces $205M Phase 1

Posted at 1:09 PM, Feb 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-22 14:09:25-05

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- The developers behind Overland Park’s Bluhawk development announced details Thursday of the first phase of the $750 million project.

Phase 1, which is slated to cost $205 million, will cover nearly 92 acres of a site near 159th Street and Antioch Road and just east of U.S. 69 Highway in south Johnson County.

Rendering of Bluhawk project courtesy Price Brothers

Colorado-based Sport Stable will operate a 300,000 square-foot indoor multi-sport complex.

Other details announced include:

  • 3,500 seat community center/arena. Developers remain hopeful of landing an amateur hockey team.
  • 70,000 square feet of new restaurant and retail offerings.
  • 40,000-square-foot Cosmosphere Innovation Space.
  • Three hotels totaling nearly 350 rooms.

“The Cosmosphere Innovation Space will be an immersive, STEM and exploration experience for youth and families,” Doug Price of Price Brothers, the developers of the project, said in a release. “With all the fast-moving innovation in technology and science, the new project area sequencing allows us the time needed to create the most contemporary and dynamic programming.”