In October, the Gastonia (NC) City Council voted 7-0 to approve an initial $4 million to ignite FUSE (Franklin Urban Sports and Entertainment) — a multi-use redevelopment downtown anchored by an estimated $15 million ballpark for the Gastonia Grizzlies (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) — to purchase and begin demolition on four properties. Architectural work will come next, with construction potentially beginning later this year. Read more here.
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Preliminary site and surveying work has begun on Project Jackson, a mixed-use development situated on 30 acres near the North Augusta (SC) waterfront. City Council members voted 6-0 at a special council meeting Monday night on final reading of an ordinance authorizing the City to enter into an installment purchase agreement of up to $16 million to complete preliminary infrastructure work. Read more here.
Bellmead (TX) officials are developing a plan to finance $4 million for a proposed baseball stadium for the announced Waco BlueCats (Independent Professional, Southwest League) without raising property taxes or sales tax. If the city opts to put the decision to the voters, the council would need to decide at its February meeting to take that direction to get the matter on the May ballot. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards have released a first look at the proposed brand new Great Dane Duck Blind that will be built using 37 shipping containers. The unique architectural style will be the first of its kind in all of baseball and the first shipping container project in the city of Madison. The project will be the largest renovation at the Duck Pond since the stadium was re-built in 2010. Continue reading