Businesses in downtown Fayetteville (NC) are really excited about the potential economic impact of the new downtown baseball stadium under construction for the coming Carolina League (Single-A) franchise. Read more here. View aerial constructions photos here.
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Fayetteville Businesses Pumped About Coming Baseball Stadium
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Budget for New Fayetteville Ballpark Set at $37.8 Million
Fayetteville’s minor league baseball stadium has a $37.8 million budget, public officials said at a Fayetteville City Council meeting this week. Read more here.
Major Changes to Fayetteville’s Ballpark Area Development Plan
Significant changes to the design of the private development going on next to the Fayetteville (NC) baseball stadium under construction to host the coming Buies Creek Astros (Single-A, Carolina League) could bring rise to the city’s tallest office building and spur even more economic growth then expected. Read more and view rendering/old photo gallery here.
Fayetteville Delays Release of Final Price Tag for Ballpark
During meeting on Feb. 21, members of the City Council said the guaranteed maximum price of Fayetteville’s new baseball stadium would be revealed during the Baseball Committee meeting on March 7. The release of the final price tag has now been pushed out until March 19. Read more here.
Ballpark Signing Ceremony Held in Fayetteville
During a signing ceremony on Wednesday afternoon, the Fayetteville (NC) City Council members and county commissioners signed on the dotted line to an interlocal agreement that gives both a big financial stake in the baseball stadium being built downtown. Read more here.
Fayetteville Woodpeckers or Fatbacks?
Fayetteville’s (NC) Baseball Committee members discussed a few stadium design changes, the team name and important dates coming up during their meeting Tuesday night. Read more here.
Cumberland County Approves Ballpark Funding Partnership
The Cumberland County (NC) Board of Commissioners on Monday approved a plan to help cover part of the $33 million price tag of a baseball stadium in downtown Fayetteville. Read more here.
County to Vote Today on Ballpark Funding Partnership
The Cumberland County (NC) Board of Commissioners will vote Monday on an agreement with the city of Fayetteville to help fund a $33 million ballpark under construction in downtown Fayetteville for the to-be-renamed Buies Creek Astros (Single-A, Carolina League). Read more here.
Fayetteville, Cumberland County Close to Ballpark Funding Pact
Fayetteville (NC) and Cumberland County leaders say they are close to coming to terms on the county’s contribution to funding for a baseball stadium and its continued payment toward a parking deck. Read more here.
Local, Disadvantaged Contractors Scoring in Fayetteville
Local contractors and those qualifying as disadvantaged have been successful in securing the majority of bids for Fayetteville’s new downtown baseball stadium for the yet-to-be-renamed Buies Creek Astros (Single-A, Carolina League). Read more here.
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Post Ballpark Groundbreaking, Fayetteville Works to Finalize Surrounding Development Contract
Durham-based Prince Charles Holdings is spending $65 million in private investment in the area surrounding Fayetteville’s developing baseball stadium. The city’s baseball committee met Wednesday evening in closed session for more than an hour to discuss the second phase of agreements with the investment group. Read more and view rendering here.
Fayetteville Breaks Ground on New Ballpark
Construction on Fayetteville’s $33 million minor league baseball stadium started symbolically Monday with about two dozen key stakeholders using gold-colored shovels to dig into land between the Prince Charles Hotel and the Amtrak station on Hay Street. Read more here.
A Pre-Total Eclipse Groundbreaking for Fayetteville Ballpark
The city and the Houston Astros will break ground on a $31 million baseball stadium on Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. That’s the same day as the total eclipse that will cross the Southeast between 2 and 3 p.m. Since the ceremony will take place earlier, there’s no worry about the event being called on account of darkness. Read more here.
Ballpark Visit ALERT: Jim Perry Stadium (Buies Creek, NC)
Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited Jim Perry Stadium, the temporary home of the Buies Creek Astros (Single-A, Carolina League) until the soon-to-be-renamed franchise departs for their new digs in Fayetteville (NC). Read more and view photos here.
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Public Given Another Chance to Weigh In on Fayetteville Ballpark Plan
The Fayetteville (NC) City Council and its baseball committee have advertised a public hearing Monday at City Hall on a city proposal to borrow about $31 million and construct a minor league baseball stadium downtown. Read more here.
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