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.
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Boise State University got approval from the state Board of Education late last week to spend $500,000 on planning and design for a new baseball stadium on campus that will cost a total of $8 million to $10 million and open for play in 2020. Read more here. Learn about stadium site here.
This design means the view from the stands behind home plate out beyond the outfield will be of the foothills/mountains and Table Rock. Should be a cool look. https://t.co/QUzy5F7shA
— B.J. Rains (@BJRains) June 29, 2018
Gary Van Tol, Boise State’s baseball coach, would love to see blue turf at the new baseball stadium. He’s even looking at dirt that has an orange tint to really drive home the university’s signature branding. Plans are being drawn up for the facility and the first players will be arriving on campus this fall. Read more here.
At the developer’s request, the city of Boise (ID) will not schedule decision-making hearings on a Downtown Boise stadium project until the developer submits a more detailed proposal along with an application to rezone the property. Read more here.
Greenstone Properties, the Atlanta (GA)-based developer that wants to build a baseball stadium for the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) on the southern edge of Downtown Boise (ID), held a public meeting Tuesday on the proposed project, and angry opponents were out in force. Read more and watch video here.
The Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) have taken a step closer to moving into downtown Boise. The team has announced that real estate firm Greenstone Properties has reached an agreement to acquire an 11-acre property from St. Luke’s Heath System, which would be the planned future home for the Hawks and professional soccer. Read more here.