Eric Heacock

VICE PRESIDENT, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

LEGENDS PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

Eric brings over 26 years of sports & entertainment venue development, engineering and project management experience including nearly a decade of experience at the National Basketball Association (NBA) where he was responsible for overseeing the design and construction of the League’s arenas and branded attractions around the world. He has led many projects from business formation through to operations. He brings a diverse background in engineering, finance, design & construction as well as a deep history on the owner’s side and over eight years of experience implementing projects internationally.

In Eric’s leadership role he builds out the project team, provides guidance for selection and contracting of the consultant and contractor teams, establishes the overall budget and project costs, performs value engineering analysis and reports to key stakeholders. Eric will also ensure connectivity with the rest of Legends’ 360° services platform.

While at the NBA, Eric provided guidance to developers and operators around the world on various arena and mixed-use developments. He also led efforts to define processes and establish branding and design standards for the global rollout of several properties. 

Project Experience:

Illuminarium, MLB NYC Flagship, Las Vegas Ballpark, Chesapeake Energy Arena, Golden 1 Center, Barclays Center, Amway Center, MSG Transformation, Smoothie King Center, Sonics Arena, Honda Center, Sleep Train Arena, Mercedes-Benz Arena (Shanghai), Cadillac Arena (Beijing), Guangzhou International Sports Arena, Antel Arena (Montevideo), Mexico City Arena, VTB Stadium & Arena (Moscow), The View from the Shard (London), SkyRise Miami, One World Observatory, AON Center Observatory, NBA Experience at Disney Springs, NBA Center, NBA Playzone, NBA Store, NBA Center, NBA Café, Sam Houston Race Park and Showgrounds