Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited SunTrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta Braves in Cobb County (GA). For those who have not yet visited the state-of-the-art facility, Mock takes you there with over 9,000 words and 60 photographs covering everything from ballpark design to fan amenities and concessions. Read more and view photos here.
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After a long road trip to open the season, the Atlanta Braves will finally open their new home, SunTrust Park, on this coming Friday. When they do, the fans will get to take in a unique bat-aged beer that is only sold at the ballpark. Read more here.
The Atlanta Braves released the third and final phase of their transportation plan for SunTrust Park on Monday, focusing on a new pilot program from ride-sharing app Uber and the capabilities of the MLB Ballpark application. Read more here.
Minus a few essential finishing touches — installing the bases, attaching the padding to the outfield wall and the like — SunTrust Park looks just about ready for a baseball game. Read more and view media tour here.
When fans make their first visit to SunTrust Park this year, they will have the opportunity to see the various ways the Atlanta Braves have attempted to preserve Hank Aaron‘s legacy and historical accomplishments via tributes constructed throughout their new ballpark. Read more here.
The Terrapin Beer Company and the Atlanta Braves are teaming up at the Braves’ new home, the team announced on Tuesday. Plans are in the works for Terrapin to have a new taproom and microbrewery at The Battery Atlanta, which will be adjacent to SunTrust Park, the soon-to-be new home of the Braves. Read more and view rendering here
The Atlanta Braves will reportedly open their new ballpark in Cobb County (GA) on April 13 against the San Diego Padres. Read more and view construction photo here.
The Atlanta Braves and Cobb County celebrated a major construction milestone June 13 with a “topping out” for SunTrust Park. Read more and view photo gallery here.
The seats in the new Atlanta Braves ballpark will be bigger than the ones at Turner Field. It’s one of the details that emerged during a tour of the construction site in Cobb County Thursday. Read more and watch news report here.
The Atlanta Braves got into the hotel business this week, announcing a 50-50 partnership with Omni Hotels & Resorts on a luxury hotel to be built overlooking the team’s new stadium in Cobb County. Read more here.
The Atlanta Braves want their new stadium in Cobb County (GA) to be a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified building. One environmentally friendly feature planned is a filtration system and 30,000 gallon irrigation tank under the field to capture and reuse rain water. Read more here.
Construction of $672 million SunTrust Park, the new home for the Atlanta Braves, is right on schedule, according to officials from Cobb County (GA) and the Braves. Read more here.
The Cobb County (GA) Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday night to approve the builders for the Atlanta Braves’ new ballpark. American Builders 2017 will oversee construction of the stadium, which is schedule to open in early 2017. The Commission also voted to approve multiple long form agreements that dictate a 30-year partnership between the franchise and the county. Read more here.
Georgia State University is proposing repurposing Turner Field into a 30,000-seat football stadium and building another baseball stadium that will include Hank Aaron’s wall as part of the structure. Read more here. Meanwhile, the Atlanta Braves and Cobb County have substantially completed negotiations on five major agreements that are necessary before construction Continue reading