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the article states it the tall 400 plus foot high tower  could be a possible gaming ventures i.e. a casino.  How could that happen when SC won't even let the Catawbas build a casino in their state and they want to build in Kings Mtn NC?    Even the Cowboys don't have anything like that at the Star in Frisco and that is a major affluent suburb.  They do have some office buildings and a hotel there but nothing that tall.  

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Is the Panthers facility land on part of the Catawba reservation? I was under the impression casinos can only be on tribal reservation land. But I'd imagine if Tepper wants a casino and it's legally possible, the state would be willing to bend on it and it would be run by the Catawbas with a percentage of revenues going to both the state and the Panthers.

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this plan is VERY ambitious and what company from Charlotte would they steal to get to move to 400+ foot high tower?  Honestly I just don't see it happening.  Apartments, shops, mixed use, hotels some office space yes but a forest of high rises no. 

Look at the 91 acre Star District home of the Cowboys in suburban Frisco part of the almost 7 Million person Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex .   They don't even have what is proposed for this Rock Hill development.

https://thestardistrict.com/

https://thestardistrict.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/StarDistrict.pdf

and Frisco is off the charts in average income too.  

in saying all of that above Mr Tepper can make a nice facility for training and a nice mixed used development.  

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IMO there is zero chance a tower is built here unless they get the casino is a component or in 20 years when rail is extended. The casino would be an almost impossible political battle, but it shows that Tepper is thinking big. To better familiarize you with the site here is a quick map I made. If I owned land across the interstate between the Panthers and the golf course I would be stoked!

 

 

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