Category Archives: Lease & Contracts

Fired Ballpark Developer Sues Goats Too

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe fired developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford (CT) are suing the owner of the team that is someday expected to play its home games there, alleging interference with contractual relationships and violation of state unfair trade practices.  Read more here.

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Developer Fires Back at Mayor for Dismissing Offer to Finish Ballpark

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe head of Centerplan Cos. on Wednesday said Mayor Luke Bronin‘s administration showed its “inexperience” when responding dismissively to his offer to finish the ballpark.  Read more here.

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Hartford Mayor Dismisses Proposal from Former Ballpark Developers

Hartford Yard Goats LogoHartford (CT) Mayor Luke Bronin said Tuesday that a settlement proposal from the former developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park was nothing more than “posturing” and that it did not warrant serious consideration.  Read more here.

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Proposed Rangers Ballpark: Details Emerge

Texas Rangers LogoThe proposed $1 billion Texas Rangers stadium has been described by some as a “sweetheart” deal full of valuable giveaways benefiting the baseball team.  Here’s a breakdown of the various proposals — with a few new details:  Read more here.

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Former Developers Offer to Complete Dunkin’ Donuts Park and Eat Cost, Unless Court Says Otherwise

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe former developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park are offering to complete construction of the stadium and pay for the cost, which they estimate to be “in the millions.”  However, under the offer, the developers would reserve their rights to recoup the cost in court.  Read more here.

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Stadium Authority Drops Hammer on Hartford Ballpark Developer

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe Hartford Stadium Authority is terminating its contract with the developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park, halting construction and casting doubt on whether the Yard Goats will play in the city’s $63 million minor league ballpark this season.  Read more here.

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Hoover Met Keeping SEC Tournament

SECThe SEC Baseball Tournament is staying in Hoover (AL).  The SEC’s athletic directors authorized commissioner Greg Sankey to negotiate with Hoover for the 2017 tournament and moving forward “for a time to be determined” on Friday.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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