Old Eastland Mall site will be home to city’s MLS headquarters, practice facility

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After years of uncertainty, the old Eastland Mall site has promise.

Panthers owner David Tepper and Charlotte leaders announced that the property off Central Avenue will be home to the city’s Major League Soccer headquarters, practice facility and community fields.

“I think it has been long overdue where we haven’t had an economic catalyst on the east side after the Eastland Mall was gone. It is very important we deliver on that promise,” council member Dimple Ajmera said.

>>In the video above, Channel 9′s Joe Bruno talks to residents about how MLS will bring a wave of change to the area.

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