Category Archives: Design & Construction

Work begins on Riley Park Club Level

Charleston RiverDogs Logo MakeoverPRESS RELEASE – With a record-setting 20th season just completed, the Charleston RiverDogs are already looking ahead to their next two decades at The Joe. The RiverDogs and the Goldklang Group have begun work on a luxury 6,000-square foot club level to be opened in advance of the 2017 campaign at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. Continue reading

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Dickinson Ballpark Getting Upgrades

dickinson-state-universityThe Dickinson (ND) Park Board approved a bid of more than $600,000 worth of improvements to Astoria Field at South Side Ball Park, home of the Dickinson State University Blue Hawks baseball team.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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A New Ballpark for Pueblo?

pueblo-county-sealIf Pueblo County (CO) voters approve ballot question 1A this November, county commissioners have pledged to earmark $8 million toward the development of either a professional-level ballpark or a complex of youth fields at or around the site of the Black Hills Power Stations 5&6.  Read more here.

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Financing Nearly Lined Up for New Waco Ballpark, Team

Southwest League LogoBackers of a minor league baseball team that wants to make the Waco (TX) area home say they’ve lined up most of the financing they’ll need to build a stadium and launch the team.  Read more here.

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Field Renovations Begin at City Stadium

Lynchburg Hillcats LogoPRESS RELEASE – Less than a week after the conclusion of the 2016 season, the Lynchburg Hillcats began the initial stage of a series of renovations scheduled for City Stadium by starting to remove the current playing surface. The first of many changes to take place at the ballpark during the offseason, the Hillcats have hired Sports Contracting Group (SCG) to execute a complete overhaul of the field. Continue reading

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New Gastonia Ballpark Plans On the Mound

Gastonia Grizzlies New LogoGastonia (NC) leaders have spent more than two years crafting a plan for a new entertainment and sports district just west of downtown, which could be anchored by a multi-purpose baseball stadium.  Now they are finally on the mound and firing their first formal pitch to residents.  Read more here.

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Fayetteville Seeks Two Design Concepts for New Ballpark

Carolina League LogoFollowing a 45-minute closed session Tuesday afternoon by the Fayetteville’s (NC) baseball committee, officials announced they have asked a consultant, HKS Sports Entertainment, to draft two concepts and report back.  Read more here.

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