Without the Furniture Market in town, the streets of High Point (NC) can seem almost ghost-like. But, the city is hoping to change that with the new ballpark. Last night, people were asked to envision restaurants, shops, hotels, and condos surrounding the yet-to-be-built ballpark. Read more and view news report here.
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The City of High Point (NC) has picked Samet Corporation to lead the design build team for the new multi-use stadium downtown for an Atlantic League (Independent Professional) baseball franchise. The company also built BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem and First National Bank Field in Greensboro. Read more here.
High Point University President Nido Qubein will lead the city’s effort to build a minor-league baseball stadium and develop the surrounding area. Read more here.
The city said it has a commitment from the independent Atlantic League to provide a franchise to High Point (NC) if the stadium is built and suitable ownership emerges. Read more here (subscription required).
The High Point (NC) City Council approved spending up to $15 million to purchase land in downtown High Point for a multi-purpose stadium to serve as home of an Atlantic League (Independent Professional) baseball franchise. Read more and view renderings here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – The High Point-Thomasville HiToms have agreed in principle with the city of Thomasville to remain at Historic Finch Field. Continue reading
Backers of a proposed downtown baseball stadium and multipurpose sports venue in High Point (NC) haven’t formally requested city funding, but some figures that have been bandied about have been in the $20 million range for the total cost of the facility. Read more here.