Category Archives: Design & Construction

Wichita Counsel Votes Unanimously to Expand Bonding for New Ballpark

Texas League LogoMoving toward building a new ballpark and commercial district west of the Arkansas River, the Wichita (KS) City Council on Tuesday approved expanding a sales tax district to pay for public improvements.  Proponents hope to lure the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League), which will need a new home if San Antonio builds a new stadium for a Triple-A club.  Read more here.

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New Ballpark Village Phase 2 Renderings Unveiled

St. Louis Cardinals LogoThe St. Louis Cardinals published two new renderings of what the $220 million second phase of Ballpark Village is likely to look like.  Read more here.  View rendering gallery here.

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Debating the Merits of a New Domed Ballpark in Seoul

Korea Baseball OrganizationExperts in architecture and sports facilities management on Friday debated the merits of building a new domed baseball stadium in Seoul, South Korea.  Read more here.

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$1.25 Million State Grant Awarded for BB&T Ballpark Renovations

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The transformation of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field will continue with the announcement by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf of a $1.25 million dollar grant to the City of Williamsport for continued renovations to the stadium. Continue reading

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Public Given Another Chance to Weigh In on Fayetteville Ballpark Plan

buis-creek-astrosThe Fayetteville (NC) City Council and its baseball committee have advertised a public hearing Monday at City Hall on a city proposal to borrow about $31 million and construct a minor league baseball stadium downtown.  Read more here.

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New Bahamas Baseball Stadium Construction on Schedule

BBFWork on the new $21-million, 4,500-seat Andre Rodgers Baseball Stadium in the Bahamas is going as planned, on schedule and on budget, according to Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr Daniel Johnson.  Read more here.

Bahamas Ballpark Granstand Rendering

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More Upgrades for Progressive Field

Cleveland Indians LogoThe Cleveland Indians are planning another round of upgrades at Progressive Field that include fixing up the elevators and putting in new sod on the field.  Read more here.

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