Atlantic City opened four proposals this week for Bader Field’s redevelopment. The pitches range from returning an airport to the peninsula for business aviation and aviation entertainment, to various proposals to make the area a mixed-use sports destination. Read more and view concept renderings here. Hopefully, this is good news for The Sandcastle. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Category Archives: Design & Construction
The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the grand opening of First Tennessee Park, the new home of the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). Read more here.
The land surrounding Arvest Ballpark, home of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Double-A, Texas League), has remained mostly undeveloped since the opening of the stadium in 2008, but Springdale (AR) Mayor Doug Sprouse says this will soon change. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Woodchucks will announce Phase 2 of their renovation project today with a press conference at 2:00 p.m. at Athletic Park. Pictures will be released at that time. Phase 2 will include a new Full-Service concession stand, a new group outing area and restrooms, and a complete renovation of the bleacher seating along the third base side of Athletic Park. Continue reading
The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) on Wednesday unveiled plans for an $85 million stadium in downtown Providence (RI) that they are billing as an economic engine and a catalyst of further development in the city. Read more and view renderings here.
The new Monongalia County (WV) ballpark opened last Friday in front of a crowd of more than 2,500 people who watched the West Virginia Mountaineers beat the Butler Bulldogs, 6-5, in 13 innings. Read more and view photos here.
A proposed resolution, backed by the Macon (GA) mayor’s office, seeks a feasibility study of whether a Major League Baseball affiliate could be landed and what kind of facilities and public investment it would take to make it happen. The resolution is headed to the Macon-Bibb County Commission’s Economic & Community Development Committee for discussion Tuesday. Read more here.