New York City-based developer and co-owner of the Triple-A Nashville Sounds (Pacific Coast League) Frank Ward is planning up to 30,000 square feet of retail space for his planned development to sit adjacent to First Tennessee Park in Sulphur Dell. Read more here.
Category Archives: Amenities & Features
Renovations to Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League), will cost up to $3 million more than budgeted. According to the Lansing (MI) mayor’s office, new locker rooms, scoreboards, concessions areas and other upgrades will have to rely on more private funding and more bonding dollars. Read more here.
Developer Embrey Partners provided new details Wednesday on its 306-unit luxury apartments planned next to the new ballpark under construction for the Triple-A Nashville Sounds (Pacific Coast League). Read more and view rendering here.
Slow baseball news day? For those who have never visited Kauffman Stadium, home of the ALCS champion Kansas City Royals, check out the five-hole, baseball-themed putt-putt golf course that might give a few baseball team owners/operators ideas for creating extra fun (or distractions, based on your baseball purity) at the ballpark. Read more and see photos here.
By a four-to-three vote, the Biloxi (MS) City Council agreed to spend more than $418,000 on four seating bays they originally stripped from the ballpark under construction for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League). Read more and watch news report here.
The city of Birmingham (AL) has approved funding for the $5 million Negro League baseball museum that is set to open in April, and on Thursday, Inland American Communities and Corporate Realty made the multifamily development, Venue at the Ballpark, official with a ceremonial groundbreaking. Read more and view renderings here.