Category Archives: Lease & Contracts

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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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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Council Approves Deal to Manage All Non-Baseball Events at Ripken Stadium

The Aberdeen (MD) City Council approved an agreement Monday night to have Huntley Sports Group manage all non-baseball events at the city-owned Ripken Stadium, effective immediately.  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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Lease Drama Over, Red Wings to Stay at Frontier Field

After weeks of tedious stadium lease negotiations, Silver and Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo jointly announced an extension that will keep the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) playing at Frontier Field for the next 10 years, with a mutual option for an additional 10 years.  Read more and watch video here.

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Madison Ballpark Deal Not Yet Finalized, Monday’s Vote Delayed

Plans to vote Monday on a finalized agreement to build a $46-million ballpark in Madison (AL) for the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) has been temporarily delayed, as negotiations with BallCorps LLC continue.  Read more here.

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Fireflies, Mets Extend PDC

The Columbia Fireflies (Single-A, South Atlantic League) and New York Mets today announced that they are extending their Player Development Contract (PDC) through the 2020 season.  Read more here.

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