While the fund-raising process continues, the design concept of a new $35 million to $40 million baseball facility for the Oklahoma State University Cowboys should completed within the next month. The likely best-case scenario is that the new ballpark would be completed in time for the 2017 season. Read more here.
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In a four to one vote, the Columbia City Council approved a new ordinance allowing the city to issue Special Obligation Bonds to raise no more than $35 million to pay for the construction of the proposed multi-use baseball stadium and facilities, equipment and improvements at the Bull Street development. Read more here and here.
The Triple-A Nashville Sounds (Pacific Coast League) will host a virtual video tour and informational meeting about the minor-league baseball team’s new ballpark on July 8. Read more here.
Despite voices of opposition, Hartford (CT) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for re-developing the Downtown North area of the city, which is slated to include a new baseball stadium for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League). Responses are due by August 1. Read more here. View RFP here. Learn more about the Downtown North development here.
In an effort to block Walmart’s proposed store in the city’s downtown, Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt reportedly is pitching the idea of instead using the site for a new baseball stadium. Read more here.
The Cobb County (GA) Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday night to approve the builders for the Atlanta Braves’ new ballpark. American Builders 2017 will oversee construction of the stadium, which is schedule to open in early 2017. The Commission also voted to approve multiple long form agreements that dictate a 30-year partnership between the franchise and the county. Read more here.