Tag Archives: Independent Professional

Ballpark Commons Lands Soccer Tenant

The Ballpark Commons project in Franklin (WI) has landed SC Waukesha soccer club as a tenant.  The organization will relocate to a 40,000-square-foot mixed-use indoor sports facility planned at the development after merging with Prospect Training Academy.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Lease & Contracts, Market & Location, Stadium Issues

Closing In on Ballpark Commons

The development agreement for Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) is not yet complete, but it’s in the works to likely be completed within a few weeks, according to City Attorney Jesse Wesolowski.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Design & Construction, Lease & Contracts, Stadium Issues

Franklin Says Greendale’s Environmental Objections Over Ballpark Commons Have Been Addressed

Franklin (WI) has conditionally approved infrastructure plans for the massive Ballpark Commons bordering Greendale, saying Greendale’s environmental concerns have been answered.  Greendale may not think so.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Design & Construction, Market & Location, Stadium Issues

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.

Leave a comment

Filed under Amenities & Features, Design & Construction

Nearby Village Opposes Franklin’s Ballpark Commons Development

The planned Ballpark Commons development in Franklin (WI) is being opposed by officials in the nearby Village of Greendale, who say it will harm the quality of life for nearby residents.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues

Game Company Claims Purchase of Joliet Ballpark Naming Rights

When the twisted minds behind Cards Against Humanity asked fans to pitch in $15 to help the game company “save America,” almost any potential scenario was on the table, including digging a pointless hole in the ground.  On day six of their (anti-Donald Trump/advertising) campaign, they claim they have purchased the naming rights to the home of the Joliet Slammers (Independent Professional, Frontier League).  Read more and watch video here.  Read about Cards Against Humanity Saves Baseball here.  So, what do the Slammers have to say?

Leave a comment

Filed under Sponsorships & Advertising

Talking Ballpark Maintenance in Gary

The Gary (IN) Common Council fell one vote shy of giving its approval to an ordinance that would have allocated money to pay for the maintenance and cleaning of the city-owned ballpark used by the Gary SouthShore RailCats (Independent Professional, American Association).  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Money & Financials, Stadium Issues