PRESS RELEASE – In a report to be released this afternoon, City staff recommend that a new Request for Offers be issued to find a long-term tenant for the Ottawa Stadium. Staff are also recommending that the Ottawa Stadium be opened for community use this summer. The staff report will be considered at a meeting of the Finance and Economic Development Committee on June 4. Continue reading
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The Ottawa newspaper is reporting that Mandalay Baseball Properties and Professional Sports Catering are jointly working with Ottawa mayor Jim Watson’s office on a deal to completely renovate and operate Ottawa Stadium while bringing an existing Double-A Eastern League franchise to the capital city. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Beacon Sports of Boston confirmed today that the group will not be seeking a Double-A Eastern League team to play at Ottawa Stadium in 2013 because time has run out to finalize a lease agreement and secure all the necessary approvals to purchase and relocate an existing franchise. Beacon would still like to continue lease negotiations with the city for a 2014 start. Read more here. The parties have been Continue reading
The Ottawa City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve a deal with Beacon Sports of Boston to bring a Double-A Eastern League franchise to Ottawa Stadium beginning in 2013. No word yet on the franchise slated for relocation, but all signs continue to point toward the Binghamton Mets. Read more here.