TIF District Basics

Magnolia TIF District

Officials say the South Waterfront shows tax-increment financing districts like the one proposed for the stadium area can help spur growth.

Moneyball Maneuvers

A revised financing plan for the new stadium near the Old City includes a loan to cover increasing costs and an expanded tax district to help pay for it.

Expanding Downtown

After taking a breather, developers David Dewhirst and Mark Heinz are lining up projects north and east of the city’s core.

Council OKs Hotel PILOT

A 10-year tax incentive should enable developer Nick Patel to finance a hotel in the Old City near the planned multi-use stadium.

Stadium Costs Come into Focus

The proposed publicly financed sports and entertainment venue would have a higher sticker price but cost less to finance than previously estimated.

Stadium Feedback

At a block party thrown by stakeholders in the proposed stadium near the Old City, area residents give the project largely positive reviews.

Stadium Timeline Set

The public process for consideration of a multi-purpose stadium will include public meetings and multiple votes throughout the rest of the year.

The Survey Says, ‘Play Ball’

A poll commissioned by the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors shows a majority of county voters back a new multi-purpose stadium.

Ballpark Financing

City Council and County Commission get a first look at possible funding sources for a minor-league baseball stadium.