Category Archives: Stadium Issues

Nine-Story Building to be Integrated into Greensboro Ballpark

A group of Triad developers plan to build the first major downtown office project in two decades at the entrance of the Greensboro Grasshoppers’ (Single-A, South Atlantic League) First National Bank Field.  The $24 million, nine-story building will be integrated into the ballpark’s entrance and overlook the baseball diamond.  Read more here.  View renderings here.

Rendering of nine-story building, Linville Team Partners.

 

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No PawSox Ballpark Deal for this Legislative Session

Rhode Island Senate President Dominick Ruggerio announced Tuesday his chamber will not take up the latest Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) baseball stadium proposal before lawmakers finish their session next month, though he is open to taking it up this fall.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Supervisor Wants P-Nats Ballpark Plan on November Ballot

Should Prince William County (VA) voters decide whether to build a new, $35 million county-backed stadium for the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League)?  Supervisor Pete Candland says yes and has called for the full board of supervisors to vote June 20 on whether to put the new stadium on a ballot in November.  Read more here.

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GreenJackats Highlight Features of Coming New Ballpark

A long and grueling process for Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) leadership is starting to bear fruit.  The latest example came Friday when GreenJackets president Jeff Eiseman made a presentation highlighting their future ballpark’s features.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

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Brochure Raises Question About Future of Bridgeport’s Ballpark

Mayor Joe Ganim‘s economic development department is reviewing three competing contenders — Frank Boulton, Howard Saffan/Live Nation and an unnamed soccer organization — to use the Harbor Yard ballpark in Bridgeport after a proposed $185 million renovation.  Some have raised concerns that the decision has already been made.  Read more here.

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Groundbreaking Finally Set for New GreenJackets Ballpark

Groundbreaking for the new Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) stadium in North Augusta’s (SC) newly named Riverside Village at Hammonds Ferry will take place at noon May 25.  Read more here.

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HPU President to Lead High Point (NC) Ballpark Effort

High Point University President Nido Qubein will lead the city’s effort to build a minor-league baseball stadium and develop the surrounding area.  Read more here.

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