The Atlanta Braves got into the hotel business this week, announcing a 50-50 partnership with Omni Hotels & Resorts on a luxury hotel to be built overlooking the team’s new stadium in Cobb County. Read more here.
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The Atlanta Braves want their new stadium in Cobb County (GA) to be a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified building. One environmentally friendly feature planned is a filtration system and 30,000 gallon irrigation tank under the field to capture and reuse rain water. Read more here.
The Atlanta Braves and Comcast announced Tuesday the media and cable company will be the sole occupant of a proposed nine-story office building adjacent to the ballclub’s new stadium in Cumberland (GA). Comcast will also lay high-speed fiber optic cable for the stadium and mixed-use development and be one of the largest sponsors of SunTrust Park. Read more here.
Construction of $672 million SunTrust Park, the new home for the Atlanta Braves, is right on schedule, according to officials from Cobb County (GA) and the Braves. Read more here.
The Atlanta Braves have hired John Hart to serve as the team’s president of baseball operations — a newly created title. The 66-year-old Hart agreed to a three-year deal that will continue through the team’s first season at its new stadium in Cobb County. Hart, the former GM for the Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians, joined the Braves last year as a senior adviser. Read more here.