Atlantic City (NJ) received four proposals for the redevelopment of Bader Field this month, including one from the original owner of the Atlantic City Surf baseball team and another from the owner of the former Revel casino. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
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Two Bidders for Atlantic City’s Bader Field
Two companies made bids for Bader Field on Thursday. Legend Properties, based in Cherry Hill, and Bader Field Development LLC, located in Long Branch, were reportedly the only two to offer money for the former municipal airport adjacent to The Sandcastle, former home of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Can-Am League/Atlantic League). Read more and view map here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Bader Field Back on the Auction Block
Atlantic City (NJ) is putting Bader Field back on the auction block as it continues to look for potential revenue sources to help close a $100 million budget deficit and fend off a state takeover. In addition to the old airport, the location is home of The Sandcastle, the former home of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Atlantic League/Can-Am League). Read more and view aerial photos here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Filed under Market & Location, Money & Financials
Monorail, Waterpark on Deck for Sandcastle Stadium Area
A developer has presented an $848 million proposal to turn Bader Field into a family entertainment complex. To compliment The Sandcastle, the former home for the Atlantic City Surf, which sits on the Bader property, the developer wants to build a waterpark, condos, restaurants, and a casino/bingo hall that would all be served by a monorail. Read more and view aerial photo here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues
Music Revives The Sandcastle
The Dave Matthews Band Caravan hit Atlantic City last weekend for a successful music festival at cleaned-up Bader Field, the 142-acre former airport site where Sandcastle Stadium has been sitting vacant and detorating since 2006. After repairs and a little elbow grease, the ballpark itself is now ready for its grand reopening this weekend, when it plays host for the Atlantic City Summer Fest featuring Continue reading
Filed under Conference & Events, Stadium Issues