Information released by City Hall in Mason City on Tuesday, March 5, 2019:
The Music Man Complex & Hotel
A 105-room, full-service hotel and conference center will be built in the parking lot south of Southbridge Center.
A new Skywalk will connect the hotel and conference center to The Music Man Square and Meredith Willson Museum.
With two ballrooms and more than 25,000 square feet of rentable space, this complex will accommodate large group meeting and convention events with up to 1,000 attendees.
A new Multi-Purpose venue for ice sports, athletic competitions, concerts, and trade shows with a total capacity of up to 3,400. (2,044 fixed seats)
The arena is currently under construction at Southbridge Center – in the space formerly occupied by the JC Penney store which closed in April 2015.
Performing Arts Pavillion
A new Plaza entrance to Southbridge Center that includes an indoor/outdoor Performing Arts Pavillion – which will serve as the new home for the Mason City Municipal Band and free city concerts for all ages and seasons.