The Washington Redskins have decided to use land behind the Science Museum of Virginia for their training camp.
The team will begin training on West Leigh Street starting in 2013, as part of a $40 million private investment in Richmond, according to a team source who spoke on condition of anonymity. Mayor Dwight Jones will outline the details at a news conference on Monday afternoon.
A pair of full-sized football fields, a field house and an area for spectators will all be included in the development of the unoccupied land. Development will cost around $10 million and also create more than 200 jobs in the city.
The Redskins currently hold training camp at team headquarters in Ashburn. The team plans to hold training camp in the River City for an eight year period beginning in 2013 as part of a $4 million economic incentive agreement with the commonwealth.
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