Some prime city-owned parcels around South Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs (Single-A, Midwest League), were put up for sale Thursday, but no offers were received. Nonetheless, city officials remain hopeful of making something big happen around the ballpark, similar to development in Fort Wayne. Read more here.
Tag Archives: Economic Development
While hosting Triple-A baseball is not the silver bullet to drawing new commerce to your city, it is one of those quality-of-life amenities that can garner the attention of business owners exploring ripe and progressive locations to expand and grow. Read more here.
It’s not a suprise here, but cities with a Spring Training ballparks who have control of or agreements to use ballpark suites are using them to entertain business prospects and talk about economic development projects. From our perspective, it’s pretty much a no brainer. Read more here.