Fresh attempts to bring minor league baseball to Loudoun appear to be gathering momentum. A new group, which includes former Redskins quarterback Joe Theisman is lending its support to the plans, which could finally see a stadium built in the county. Read more here. Are we still talking about an Atlantic League (Independent Professional) franchise? It’s not clear.
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The long-running legal battle between developers of the One Loudoun complex and VIP Entertainment, the group once promising to bring professional baseball and soccer to Ashburn, was reportedly settled Tuesday in Loudoun County Circuit Court. Read more here.
The years-long legal battle over the construction of the Loudoun Hounds stadium in Ashburn may be coming to a close. That’s what attorneys for the Virginia Investment Partnership and the One Loudoun developers told a circuit court judge on Friday. Read more here.
A Loudoun Circuit Court judge said he would not permit further delays in the trial over a soured stadium deal between One Loudoun Holdings LLC and Virginia Investment Partnership LLC’s (VIP) led by Bob Farren, unless VIP’s attorney provides a “detailed letter” from Farren’s doctor explaining why cannot participate. Farren is reportedly undergoing cancer treatment, but One Loudoun’s attorneys have accused him of intentionally delaying the trail while he seeks an alternative location for the stadium. Read more here.
The legal saga that has stalled Loudoun’s pursuit of professional baseball will drag on a few more months after a judge on Friday granted a nearly five-month continuance because of the ailing health of Virginia Investment Partnership LLC’s (VIP) Bob McFarren. In addition, judicial order essentially scrapped VIP’s $30 million counterclaim. Read more here.
The president of the independent Atlantic League confirmed Tuesday that a membership application fee submitted by Virginia Investment Partnership LLC (VIP) led by Bob Farren has been returned, meaning another group is free to pursue the rights to an expansion franchise with the league in Loudoun County (VA). Meanwhile, VIP and Farren continue to battle legal and financial troubles. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Court documents in the case pending between the developer of Ashburn’s One Loudoun and Virginia Investment Partnership LLC (VIP) offer juicy details of the legal battle that has put the brakes on construction of a new baseball stadium for the expansion Loudoun Hounds (Indy Pro, Atlantic League). A trial on the matter has been set for October. Read more here.
Virginia Investment Partnership LLC (VIP), the group hat had been working to bring an indy pro Atlantic League franchise to One Loudoun, failed to show up for a hearing in a lawsuit filed by One Loudoun Holding LLC’s against VIP. It wasn’t the most significant hearing, but it is worth noting and bringing you up to speed on the Loudoun Hounds. Read more here.
Of the half dozen reasons Virginia Investment Partnership LLC (VIP) argues that it sustained as much as $30 million in damages because of the actions of One Loudoun Holdings LLC, a judge last week allowed just one issue to move forward. The One Loudoun development was slated to be the location for a new ballpark for the expansion indy pro Loudoun Hounds (Atlantic League). Read more here.
The developers of One Loudoun are seeking to terminate a lease with VIP Sports and Entertainment to build a stadium on the expansive residential, commercial and entertainment development in Ashburn (VA). Plans are reportedly in place to find new owners to lead the effort to bring professional baseball and soccer teams sports to Loudoun County. Read more here.
The proposed indy pro Loudoun Hounds (Atlantic League) are apparently down for the count, as their offices have reportedly been closed and lawsuits have been filed. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – The Loudoun Hounds announce that due to stadium delays and changes in senior management the Hounds will not be playing baseball in 2014. Continue reading