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Luxury Apartment Development on Tap for Camden Waterfront

The joint venture behind a high-profile office tower in Camden (NJ) has unveiled another piece of its waterfront redevelopment — a $48 million, 156-unit luxury apartment building — adjacent to soon-to-be demolished Campbell’s Field, former home of the Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  Read more here.  Thanks to Johnn Cerone for the link.

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Deal Approved: Campbell’s Field to be Demolished and Replaced by Three Athletic Fields

Camden’s troubled baseball stadium, once hailed a new beginning for the city’s waterfront, will be torn down and replaced with three Rutgers University athletic fields under a deal approved by the university’s board Thursday.  Read more here.

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Campbell’s Field Will Reportedly Be Demolished

The beautiful 6,700-seat ballpark on the Camden Waterfront, opened in 2001 for the departed Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League), will be demolished soon, according to George E. Norcross III, a power hitter in South Jersey business and politics.  Read more here.

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Still No Team for Campbell’s Field, Surrounding Redevelopment Could Challenge Its Future

Campbell’s Field, once hailed as a sign of the bright future of the waterfront in the poverty-stricken city of Camden (NJ), continues to sit empty after the departure of the Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League), but redevelopment projects worth hundreds of millions are rising up around it.  Read more and view photos here.

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Camden, Atlantic City Could Return to Atlantic League

Atlantic League LogoIn a lengthy phone conversation with Atlantic League CEO and founder Frank Boulton, he confirmed that that the league has had conversations about a return to “one or both” of the Atlantic City and Camden markets, but not for the 2017 season.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Campbell’s Field Still Searching for Tenant

Camden Riversharks LogoCampbell’s Field and Camden County (NJ) are still searching for a tenant after the Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) left the city for New Britain (CT) last October after an impasse over lease negotiations.  Read more here.

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Riversharks Cease Operations

Camden Riversharks LogoThe Camden Riversharks (Indy Pro, Atlantic League), which have played at the city’s waterfront Campbell’s Field for 15 years, has ceased all operations, according to a statement from the teamRead more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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