It's in the very infantile stages. That is to say, it's just an idea that's come up. But the Fort Lauderdale organization Envision Uptown is working on a seedling of an idea to convince David Beckham to bring his MLS club to Lockhart Stadium.
It's bold as it is brash, and it's just crazy enough to be a reality.
Envision Uptown is comprised of heavy hitting business owners and locally headquartered companies -- including Citrix, Bosch, Microsoft, Alpine, and Zimerman Advertising, to name a few -- that want to renovate uptown Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding executive airport area. The group sees a crack in the door for an opportunity to sell the area as a sports and entertainment hub where Beckham's soccer club would be at the center.