A day after Bobby Epstein, the owner of the USL Austin expansion team, confirmed his group was going ahead with plans to begin in 2019 amid concerns that Crew SC's contemplated move from Columbus to Austin might not take place after all, Crew SC investor-operator Anthony Precourt issued a public comment -- his first since October -- on the ongoing search for a stadium site.

Among the highlights:

-- Precourt Sports Ventures was continuing to look at city-owned land but it is also exploring privately held parcels...

...“Additionally, we have engaged and hired a team of experts to help bring an Austin team to life, including: JP Morgan for financial expertise; Armbrust & Brown for legal and real estate counsel; CAA ICON for project management oversight and feasibility; Gensler for sports architecture and design..."

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