The City of Wilmington is targeting two possible locations on the Cape Fear River for the proposed new ballpark for a Single-A Carolina League team, including an 8.5-acre site north of PPD’s headquarters and the adjacent 8-acre Sawmill Point Marina tract, which is at the corner of Cowan Street and the Isabel Holmes Bridge. The city has already been in negotiations with developer Chuck Schoninger Continue reading
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Developer Chuck Schoninger has unveiled plans for a new baseball stadium, which would serve as a key attraction for a riverfront development that includes a hotel, restaurants, and marina. The city is currently talking with Schoninger about financing options for the ballpark project. The Atlanta Braves have apparently expressed interest in locating an affiliate in the Port City. Read more here.