FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Local officers are contemplating a growth proposal that could see northeastern Indiana’s Auburn Auction Park renovated into a information sports complex.

ForeSight Consulting, a Fort Wayne-based developer, submitted its utility to assemble the Auburn Sports Complex with the Auburn Plan Commission earlier this month.

Design plans embrace remodeling the present public sale pavilion constructing into 10 indoor basketball courts, together with an NBA-sized courtroom, along with housing 9 volleyball courts and an indoor soccer area. Outdoors, 4 soccer fields and eight baseball diamonds are deliberate.

The public sale property has been on the market for about two years.

Amy Schweitzer, Auburn’s planning director and workplace administrator, told the Journal Gazette that Auburn growth officers will contemplate the proposal at their Sept. 14 assembly. Developers mentioned they hope to have basketball tournaments on the complex by February 2022 if the venture is authorized.

For greater than 50 years, tons of of 1000’s of holiday makers have descended on the public sale park, positioned south of Auburn alongside Interstate 69, for its auctions of high-end vintage and traditional autos.

The website has additionally been the annual residence of a extremely attended Labor Day traditional automotive public sale. This yr’s public sale is scheduled to happen Sept. 3-6.