Why Paragon Star

Located 16 miles Southeast of downtown Kansas City in Lee’s Summit, home to one of the fastest growing communities in the state, Paragon Star will be the perfect destination to host weekend tournaments, corporate events during the weekdays, and all sorts of family fun in the evenings.

Location - Lee's Summit, Missouri

Lee’s Summit has state and national award-winning schools and community college, as well as comprehensive parks, lakes and recreation amenities, diverse housing choices, attention to and preservation of our historical and pedestrian friendly downtown, and the Number 1 Farmers Market in the state. The Lee’s Summit’s development wave is rolling West with an estimated $500 million in proposed projects on the table in the city’s rapidly growing View High corridor.  A truly exciting time for Lee’s Summit. 

“Top 50 Best Places to Live in America for 2018” – Money Magazine

Tourism

Tourism

Youth Sport Travel is one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry. It’s estimated that families spend $11 billion on Youth Sport Travel annually - an increasing trend.
Study estimates 120,000 tournament participants per year
Non-Tournament use of Sports Complex will bring 200,000 annual participants to the site
Tournaments are expected to require 30,000 hotel nights of lodging
Tie to statewide Katy Trail (500k annual users)

Technology

Technology

Paragon Star will set the bar for innovation in the Midwest by touting unprecedented technology via seamless, development-wide, and advanced hi tech features. This crucial step will keep visitors and those watching from home connected through the use of high-speed broadband and dense
Wi-Fi services. This ultra-fast Wi-Fi “canopy” will set the stage for new and innovative geo-based mobile apps that connect sports fans to nearby trade which will include various ecommerce capabilities, and notifications of upcoming events or specials.

Multiple touch screen informational kiosks will be installed around the Village. These kiosks provide digital information regarding local attractions, restaurants, shopping, etc.



Accessibility

The project site is adjacent to one of the heaviest traveled interstate roadways in the metropolitan area. Currently, 90,000 cars pass daily through the intersection of View High Drive and I-470. A new 6 million dollar, 4-lane diverging diamond intersection will be constructed to serve the project.

Sustainability

Dedicated to enhancing the level of care and maintenance of the complex and surrounding area, Paragon Star will be setting the standard of being one of the nation’s best sports and recreational complexes.

Partnerships

United to deliver a best in class experience for our customers and the city of Lee’s Summit.
City of Lee's Summit
Jackson County, MO
Kansas City Area Transit Authority
Mid-America Regional Council
State of Missouri
Missouri Congressional Delegation 
Missouri General Assembly Local Delegation
Kansas City Parks & Recreation
Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation
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