Category Archives: Design & Construction

El Paso to Consider Plan for $1.2 Million in Capital Projects for Ballpark

The El Paso (TX) City Council on Tuesday will consider approving the updated five-year plan for capital projects at Southwest University Park, which is owned by the city and leased by MountainStar — the owners of the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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Waukesha, Big Top Baseball Pull Plug on Frame Park Renovation

In a surprise announcement last week, Waukesha (WI) city officials said the public/private partnership with Big Top Baseball won’t move forward “at this time,” setting aside a $4.7 million stadium plan tied to the ballfield.  Read more here.

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Grand Canyon University to Open New Division I Ballpark Today

Grand Canyon University is set to debut its brand new baseball stadium, Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark, on Friday when the baseball program opens its 2018 season against No. 4/7 TCU at 6 p.m.  The opening of the facility coincides with the Lopes’ return to Division I postseason eligibility.  Read more and view ballpark photo here.

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Ballpark Signing Ceremony Held in Fayetteville

During a signing ceremony on Wednesday afternoon, the Fayetteville (NC) City Council members and county commissioners signed on the dotted line to an interlocal agreement that gives both a big financial stake in the baseball stadium being built downtown.  Read more here.

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Las Vegas Ballpark Groundbreaking Set for Feb. 23

The Howard Hughes Corporation will break ground on the new, $150-million ballpark in Summerlin (NV) for the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) on Feb. 23.  Read more here.  The ballpark will be located near City National Arena, the practice facility for the NHL’s Las Vegas Golden Knights.

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Madison Signs Deal to Build Ballpark

The City of Madison (AL) has signed the lease, license, and management agreement with BallCorps LLC to build new minor league baseball stadium to bring the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) to the Huntsville-area community.  Read more here.

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Madison Ballpark Agreement Nearly Complete

Madison (AL) Mayor Paul Finley said the 30-year venue lease and management agreement with BallCorps LLC is nearly finalized.  It has been negotiated, and the legal team is hammering out the last small details.  Read more here.

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