David Tepper (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
GT PROPERTY Holdings LLC, a companyled by Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper, has proposed funds of just over $100 million to contractors, creditors and local governmentsrelated to failed plans to create a practice facility in Rock Hill,SC.
Erik Spanberg of the Charlotte BusinessJournal reported Thursday the offer includes a short $81.7 millionpayment and $20 million from the near future sale of the proposed site.
The program will demand approval from courtsand creditors, per Steve Reed of the Associated Press.
In June, GT PROPERTY filed forChapter 11 bankruptcy protection following the $800 million intend to createa new Panthers practice facility alongside retail shops, restaurantsand a hotel fell through, in accordance with Joseph Person and DanielKaplan of The Athletic.
The business has continued to worktoward funds arrangement while bankruptcy hearings have beendelayed until at the very least September.
GT PROPERTY released a statement aspart of Thursday’s offer, saying the amount of money for the original paymentwas offered from DT Sports Holding, another company owned byTepper, per Spanberg:
“This course of action reflects GTRE’s promise toexpeditiously resolve all claims and make payments to its creditors,including to York County and the town of Rock Hill. GTRE now has aclear way to emerge from bankruptcy permitted by substantialcommitments from DT Sports Holding, which includes distributed around GTREmore than $82 million in profit an effort to create this technique toan orderly and equitable conclusion. GTRE believes that the program isin the very best interests of its creditors and anticipates a hearingto consider approval of the program will occur in October of the year.”
The website had already undergone 20months of construction before plans were halted.
Tepper purchased the Panthers in-may2018 for under $2.3 billion, which at that time was the highestprice covered an NFL franchise. He once was a stakeholder inthe Pittsburgh Steelers.
Forbes estimates the 64-year-oldPittsburgh native includes a net worth of $16.7 billion, making himthe 105th-richest person on the planet, after founding the AppaloosaManagement hedge fund.
Tepper has refused to go over thefailed project, saying in April he’d “respect the city’s requestnot to get a back-and-forth in public areas about any of it.”