Category Archives: Money & Financials

City Sues Owners of Shuckers Over Ballpark Payments

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe honeymoon is apparently over after two seasons of minor league baseball, with the city filing a lawsuit today in Chancery Court against Biloxi Baseball and Overtime Sports Management, owners of the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League).  Read more here.

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$1.25 Million State Grant Awarded for BB&T Ballpark Renovations

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The transformation of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field will continue with the announcement by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf of a $1.25 million dollar grant to the City of Williamsport for continued renovations to the stadium. Continue reading

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Assessing the Incentives for Ballpark Village Phase II

St. Louis Cardinals LogoEven with public subsidies covering almost 30 percent of the cost of Ballpark Village’s $220 million second phase, the city and school district should still see a net benefit, city officials said Wednesday.  Read more here.

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Ramapo Ballpark Auditor Agrees to Pay Hefty Penalties

Rockland BouldersA major Westchester County auditor and one of its senior partners have agreed to pay more than a half-million dollars in penalties for issuing fraudulent audit reports in connection with municipal bonds sought by the town of Ramapo (NY) for the construction of its baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Owners Seeking Funding Help for Ballparks of the Ozarks

Ballpark of the Ozarks LogoThe owners of Ballparks of the Ozarks, LLC have filed a Community Improvement District (CID) petition and intend to explore options related to a Transportation Development District (TDD) to help with the cost of financing the large sports complex.  Read more here.

Ballpark of the Ozarks Rendering

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Poll: Arlington Voters Split Over Subsidizing New Ballpark

Texas Rangers LogoDespite warnings from city officials that the Texas Rangers could leave town unless the team’s owners get help to build a new ballpark, the latest poll shows Arlington voters are evenly split on spending taxpayer dollars to subsidize construction of a $1 billion, retractable-roof stadium.  Read more here.

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Council Renews Project Jackson Funding Mechanism

Augusta Green Jackets LogoThe North Augusta (SC) City Council took action Monday to renew the Municipal Improve­ment District for Project Jackson — a $183 million planned development beside the Ham­mond’s Ferry neighborhood with a baseball park overlooking the Savannah River; a hotel; a conference center; and retail, living and office space.  Read more here.

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