Boise State University in Boise (ID) has selected the Gardner Company as the contractor for its on-campus baseball stadium. The school is “shooting” for the stadium to open in March 2021, the second season for the revived Boise State baseball program. Read more and watch video here.
Boise city officials want to build an $85 million new main library and a $50 million stadium west of Downtown. They want to use urban-renewal money to help pay for them. A bill moving through the Legislature could crimp those plans. Or could it? Read more here.
Greenstone Properties and the City of Boise are reportedly negotiating an agreement that could bring a ballpark to Downtown Boise (ID). Read more here.
Just before Christmas, Boise State announced it has secured two key pieces of land needed for a ballpark on the southern edge of its campus that will bring baseball back to the university for the first time since the program played its last game in 1980. Read more here.
Uniforms for Boise State’s revised baseball program
Boise State University hopes to debut a new ballpark in time for the 2020 baseball season. The school is currently deciding on a partner for development and construction. Three firms responded to a request for information from the school to help make the project a reality. Read more here.
Details are sketchy, but an interaction between Capital City Development Corporation executive director John Brunelle and ballpark opponent and Concerned Taxpayers of Boise member Bill Illett inside Boise City Council chambers became heated enough for a Boise Police officer to be called in for a report of a battery. Apparently, the two had a pre-existing relationship as co-owners of the failed Idaho Stampede (NBA D-League) basketball team. Read more here. Read UPDATE here.
The Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) may not be moving to downtown Boise (ID) after all. The proposed site of the multi-use stadium that would also house the the team has been moved to an unspecified West End location. Read more here and here.