A 700,000 square foot mixed-use expansion will create 2,500 new jobs for the city of St. Louis and its residents. The transformation will turn it into one of the most exciting city streets in all of professional sports.

When the first phase of Ball Park Village opened, it played a pivotal role in the revitalization of downtown since opening in 2014. The $260 million second phase will bring new buildings that will be built on both the east and west sides of the existing Phase 1 development.

The construction of Ballpark Village’s expansion represents the next step in the Cardinals’ vision for downtown St. Louis that began with the opening of the new $411 million privately-financed Busch Stadium in 2006. Located on 10-acres north of Busch Stadium, Ballpark Village is the first master-planned development designed around a new Major League Ballpark. The dining and entertainment district welcomed over 10 million guests in its first three years.

The expansion project is targeted to begin opening in 2019 and be complete by 2020.