Category Archives: Stadium Issues

Improvements Coming to Scottsdale Stadium

Looking to expand its offerings to residents and visitors alike, Scottsdale Stadium, the spring-training home of the San Francisco Giants, is embarking upon improvements to its iconic landmark facility in Old Town.  Read more and view project renderings here.

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University of Florida Updates Timeline, Costs for New Ballpark

The University of Florida Athletic Department has announced an updated timeline and budget for the Gators’ new ballpark, in addition to detailing Phase III of the planned facilities upgrades. Initially estimated to cost $50 million, the project will have a $65 million budget and a groundbreaking in February. Read more here.

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Wichita Selects Ballpark Design-Build Team, Lawrence-Dumont Demo Complete

After a week’s delay, the City Council is ready to play ball with a group to develop Wichita’s new $75 million baseball stadium. On Tuesday, the council picked its team: JE Dunn Construction, EBY Construction, Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey Architecture, DLR Group, and Professional Engineering Consultants.  Read more here.  View completed demolition here.

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Ballpark Beam Signing in Fayetteville

Residents said they felt they were a part of history last week, as they used a silver metallic Sharpie to pen their names onto the last beam that will be installed in the new Fayetteville Woodpeckers baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Roc Ventures Seeking Extra $5 Million for Ballpark Commons

Franklin’s (WI) Ballpark Commons mixed-use development is seeking another $5.2 million in city financing help — beyond $22.5 million already approved. Read more here.

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Globe Life Park Finds New Life

WWE mogul Vince McMahon’s spinoff group Alpha Entertainment has announced the eight franchises for the second incarnation of the XFL, which is scheduled to begin play in 2020.  Among the eight inaugural franchises: one that will call Globe Life Park in Arlington (TX) it’s home.  Read more here.

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Dutchess County Approves Bonding for Upgrades to Renegades’ Home

The Dutchess County Legislature has approved the bonding needed for a $3 million upgrade of Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill (NY), home of the Hudson Valley Renegades (Single-A, New York-Penn League).  Read more here.

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