Bluhawk developers prepare to break ground on next bigger phase of project — Here’s what to expect

Developers have started preparing the site and gathering construction materials for construction of the Bluhawk Sports Complex, setting the stage for the next steps of buildout to the 277-acre mixed-used and commercial development near 159th Street and U.S. Highway 69. Rendering from Bluhawk website

Progress on Overland Park’s Bluhawk commercial development is well underway, with some aspects of its retail component already finished and in use.

The developer Price Brothers Management Co. had said the next, more expansive phase of the development centered around a youth sports complex, will break ground this spring or summer.

According to Price Brothers, the complex near 159th and Antioch aims to be a “one-stop experience” with a mix of retail, dining and residential options. 

Here’s what to know about the Bluhawk’s development progress and timeline for the rest of 2022:

What’s been finished already?

What’s next?

  • Next up is work on the Bluhawk Sports Park, the centerpiece of the entire development.
  • The initial steps of construction, including gathering of construction materials and site preparation, on the 420,000-square foot complex has begun.
  • The bulk of actual construction on the sports complex is expected to begin this spring or summer.
  • Construction on the Bluhawk Sports Park is set to finish in late 2023. 

What is the sport complex supposed to entail?

  • Developers say the sports complex will be centered around amateur and youth sports.
  • It is set to include an indoor turf field, basketball and volleyball courts, batting cages and an ice rink.
  • The facility will also feature concessions, meeting spaces and a family entertainment center. 

When is it supposed to all be finished?

  • The next phase of construction on the sports facility will be followed by the continued buildout of Bluhawk’s hotels and other retail spaces.
  • While many opening dates are still tentative, most of the construction on the mixed-use development as a whole is estimated to be completed by 2025.