KC Committee Advances Land Purchase at Possible Royals Stadium Site


A Kansas City committee has unanimously passed a plan to sell a local developer land that could one day become the Royals new stadium.

The Kansas City Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Committee unanimously passed an ordinance Wednesday that will allow VanTrust Real Estate to buy city-owned lots at 12th and Cherry streets in the East Village for $4.2 million.

The East Village has long been discussed as the site for a new downtown ballpark for the Kansas City Royals, but neither developers nor the team have confirmed plans to build the stadium there yet.

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