AC Mayor Calls it an Historic Day

Mayor Marty Small Sr. signed a memorandum of understanding with DEEM Enterprises to create a $3 billion housing and retail development on Bader Field, with a 2.4-mile auto racetrack for residents’ use, during an event Thursday morning at the former airport site. Small called it a “historic day” for the city, and one his administration and the state have been working toward for about two years. Small said the memorandum could not go forward without state support. allows for six months to research whether the company can deliver on its proposed racetrack, housing and commercial space for Bader Field.