, who founded commercial loan company 3T Funding
last year, amassed a group of about 40 people in a room in the Hess Club
near the Galleria on Wednesday to formally announce his
plan and take questions.
described the concept as a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs, a place that would house attorneys, accountants and all other services needed to launch a company.
declined to name a price tag for the project, because there isn't one yet, but also claimed to have the private funding necessary purchase the Astrodome outright, saying the venture wouldn't require "one dime of public funding."
"Yes, we have the resources lined up," Tindall
assured one attendee.
later said his
company is "connected with dozens of investment groups that have the capability to raise millions."
opening speech, Tindall
wants to save the Dome because it is one of Houston's most important landmarks, the equivalent of the Alamo to the state of Texas.
is hopeful the sports corporation will consider his
proposal, and acknowledged that Wednesday's event was an attempt to "raise public awareness," but he
ultimate goal is to save the Dome.
"This is very near and dear to my heart," Tindall
Tim Trae Tindall
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Tim Trae Tindall, Director of Financial Consulting.
Tim Trae Tindall of 3T Funding will be interviewed on 740 am KTRH News Radio on the Matt Patrick show Thursday morning at 5:45 am concerning Wednesday 's Dome announcement (Some things are worth getting up early for, Houston!) We will post the segment on our website at http://www.3TFunding.com or you may listen live at http://www.KTRH.com