Below are photos of the Melreese golf course that will be demolished, if voters approve a deal with Miami Freedom Park LLC, controlled by David Beckham and Jorge Mas.
It is the largest remaining green space in the city of Miami.
This is the ballot language for the November 6 election:
Proposed Charter Amendment for the Lease and development of a soccer stadium and commercial complex
Shall Miami’s Charter be amended authorizing City to negotiate, execute 99-year lease with Miami Freedom Park LLC, for approximately 73 acres of City land, waiving bidding, converting Melreese Country Club (1400 Northwest 37 Avenue) at no cost to City to:
According to the Herald, the deal also still has serious red flags, with the proposed rent said to be well below market value for the zoning contemplated, among other issues.
(bottom photo: twitter)