Category Archives: Market & Location

SunTrust Park Awarded 2021 MLB All-Star Game

For the third time in a half-century and the first time in two decades, Major League Baseball will bring its All-Star game to metro Atlanta in 2021.  MLB commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Wednesday.  Read more here.

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New A’s Ballpark Could Bring $7.3 Billion in Economic Benefit

The Oakland Athletics’ plan to build a privately-financed ballpark at Howard Terminal near Jack London Square could generate $7.3 billion in economic benefits over 10 years for Oakland and Alameda County, according to a study by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute.  Read more here.

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Portland Diamond Project Gets Six More Months

The Portland Diamond Project will get up to six more months to study a Northwest Portland marine cargo terminal as a potential baseball stadium site before it has to commit.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Land Deal Reached in Montreal

Stephen Bronfman-owned Claridge Investments and real estate development firm Devimco have reached an agreement to develop a plot of land for sale known as the Peel Basin, where a group committed to bringing Major League Baseball back to Montreal (QC) would like to build a new stadium.  Read more here and here

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Portland Diamond Project to Shift Summer Gears

The plan to bring Major League Baseball to Portland (OR) is rounding the bases, and its founder believes this summer is going to be a grand slam.  Read more here.

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Expedition League Adds Rapid City Jackalopes to Lineup

It was announced on Wednesday that the Expedition League (Summer Collegiate) will add the expansion Rapid City Jackalopes to the circuit’s lineup beginning the 2020 season.  Read more here.

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Potential $1 Billion Price Tag for Proposed Angels Ballpark in Long Beach

A waterfront ballpark to attract the Los Angeles Angels to Long Beach CA) could cost more than $1.1 billion, and the city has received a study that explores options for paying some or all of that cost, according to city documents released Monday night.  Read more here.

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