Tag Archives: Portland (OR)

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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Potential Bonding for Proposed Portland Ballpark in Jeopardy?

Those who understand the legislative process know that there is a big difference between introducing a bill and actually getting one passed into law.  That said, two bills “introduced” in the Oregon Legislature would repeal laws passed by the Legislature in 2003 that allowed for up to $150 million in state-issued bonds to help pay for the construction of a major-league stadium in Portland (OR).  Under the 2003 law, the bonds would be paid back with an income tax on the salaries of players and team managers.  Read more and view renderings 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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Portland Baseball Project Withdraws Offer for Potential Ballpark Site

The Portland Diamond Project has reportedly withdrawn its offer on the Portland Public Schools site on which to build a proposed new Major League Baseball ballpark.  The chosen site will apparently be announced in the next three weeks.  Read more 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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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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