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Talking Portland Ballpark Site, Investors

There’s a six-foot cyclone fence surrounding the waterfront parcel located at 3556 NW Front Ave. in Portland.  On top of that fence, three strands of barbed wire stretch the length of the property, keeping people like me out.  Read more here.

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Details of Portland Diamond Project’s Letter of Intent Revealed

A letter of intent between the Port of Portland and a group seeking to build a Major League Baseball-caliber stadium calls for the private group to pay up to $1.5 million over two years to exclusively negotiate redevelopment of a waterfront site.  The group would then pay the Port at least $900,000 a year as they build out the property.  The property lease would have an initial term of 55 years with options for extensions.  Read more here.

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Portland Diamond Project Announces Land Deal

The group seeking to lure a MLB baseball team to Portland is expected to announce Today that it’s reached a tentative deal to buy land for a new stadium. The leading candidate appears to be the Port of Portland’s Terminal 2, a marine cargo terminal in Northwest Portland. Read more and view photos here.

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Site for Proposed MLB Ballpark in Portland Could be Revealed Soon

During a radio appearance Monday, Portland Diamond Project managing director Mike Barrett said if all goes well, the acquisition of a property for a new baseball stadium could be announced in four to six weeks.  Read more here.

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Land Eyed for Portland Ballpark No Longer Available

A large Northwest Portland industrial site eyed for a potential Major League Baseball stadium has been sold to a group of longtime real-estate investors and developers.  Read more here.

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NFL QB Russell Wilson and Pop Star Ciara Join Group to Bring MLB to Portland

A day after announcing they were investing in a group trying to bring Major League Baseball to Portland, Russell Wilson and Ciara visited the Rose City to check out potential sites for a stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Third Site Surfaces for Proposed Portland Ballpark

The group looking to bring a Major League Baseball team to Portland (OR) has inquired about a third site for a potential stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.

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