Overland Park issuing $55 million in STAR bonds for Bluhawk sports arena

The Overland Park City Council voted to issue up to $55 million in state-approved STAR bonds to aid in the first phase of construction of the Bluhawk Sports Park near 159th Street and U.S. 69 Highway. Digital rendering via Overland Park city documents.

Construction of a new multi-million-dollar multi-sport complex is set to begin this fall at the Bluhawk development in south Overland Park following the approval of several tax incentives.

Driving the news: The Overland Park City Council on Monday voted to issue up to $55 million in state-approved Sales Tax and Revenue (STAR) bonds to aid in the construction of the Bluhawk Sports Park near West 159th Street and U.S. 69 Highway.