Category Archives: Design & Construction

Green Light for Ballpark Square Development Near Nats Ballpark

Washington Nationals WBuilding permits have been approved for three of the four buildings slated for the Ballpark Square development near Nationals Park, including a two-story retail building, a 13-story apartment building, and a 12-story hotel.  A 235,000-square-foot office building is also on its way and could be permitted soon.  Read more here.  View aerial rendering here.

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Lookouts Announce FSG Bank as Presenting Sponsor, Ballpark Improvements on Way

Chattanooga Lookouts LogoPRESS RELEASE – Today, the Chattanooga Lookouts introduced FSG Bank as their Presenting Partner for the 2015-2017 seasons. This multi-year partnership joins together two of Chattanooga’s hometown community businesses. Continue reading

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Holly Springs Ballpark Update

Holly Springs Salamanders Primary LogoBad weather has delayed some construction of the North Main Athletic Complex, including the new 1,800-seat baseball stadium, but town officials say it will be ready for an April soccer tournament and the inaugural Holly Springs Salamanders (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) baseball game in late May.  Read more and view photo here.

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New Owners of Billings Mustangs Talking Ballpark Upgrades

Billings Mustangs LogoDehler Park will be in for major upgrades if the new owners of the Billings Mustangs (Rookie, Pioneer League) accomplish even some of the amenities they have planned.  Ideas include a children’s play area beyond the center field wall, installation of Wi-Fi throughout the park, an activity center off left field, a group area down the first-base line, and a community room behind home plate.  Read more here.

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Florida Institute of Technology Shows Interest in Proposed Manatees Ballpark

Brevard County ManateesFlorida Tech LogoFlorida Institute of Technology President Anthony Catanese is reportedly “very interested” in teaming up with the Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Florida State League) in a downtown dual-purpose football-baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Shuckers, City Agree to Deal to Speed Ballpark Construction

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) and Overtime Sports will kick in at least $925,000 in upgrades to the minor league baseball stadium to hurry its construction.  In exchange, the city will forego the $2 surcharge on ticket sales in 2015 and 2016 for the first 231,250 tickets sold.  Read more and view photos here.

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New 1,800-Seat Amateur Ballpark for St. Pete

St. Pete SealSt. Petersburg (FL) Mayor Rick Kriseman recently announced plans to build a new 1,800-seat ballpark in west St. Petersburg to host local, international and collegiate tournaments.  City Council Chairman Charlie Gerdes said the ballpark would fill the gap created by the conversion of Al Lang Field to a soccer stadium for the Tampa Bay Rowdies soccer club.  Read more here.

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