Onelife Fitness opened its doors to the public Sunday. The 31,000 square-foot gym is part of the second phase of Ballpark Village’s development adjacent to Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals. Read more and watch news report and view photos here.
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Potential renters will be able to get a glimpse of the highly-anticipated One Cardinal Way luxury apartments, thanks to a virtual tour. Phase two of Ballpark Village in downtown St. Louis (MO) is about 18 months from being complete. Read more and view photo here.
Come 2020, there will be a whole new way of viewing a St. Louis Cardinals game from One Cardinal Way. A 29-story apartment building with 297 units overlooking Busch Stadium is currently under construction at Ballpark Village. Fans can check out what one of the apartments will look like by visiting the showroom apartment leasing center on opening day today. Read more and watch news report here.
Secured by decades of future taxes from Cardinals fans, investors clamored last week for the bonds that would help to finally put the “village” in Ballpark Village. Read more here.
A day after the city approved a key piece of the project’s financial package, Ballpark Village developers gave a clear signal that the project’s second phase is ramping up with a Wednesday announcement that a major hotel is joining the restaurants, office space and apartments planned along Clark Avenue. Read more here.
The Williamsport (PA) City Council on Thursday approved construction contracts of $1.1 million for improvements to Bowman Field, home of the Williamsport Crosscutters (Single-A, New York-Penn League). This will help prep the ballpark for a visit by the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals, which will play a game in front of Little League World Series participants on Aug. 20. Read more here.
Even with public subsidies covering almost 30 percent of the cost of Ballpark Village’s $220 million second phase, the city and school district should still see a net benefit, city officials said Wednesday. Read more here.
Construction began this week on an addition to Roger Dean Stadium – the new Bullpen Club. The Bullpen Club will replace the existing berm in right field, behind the Cardinals bullpen. The addition of this new area will bring to the Stadium what fans have been asking for – a seating location that will allow a great view of the game along with premium seating features. Continue reading
A press conference will be held Monday at Ballpark Village to announce that Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals, will host the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team’s first home World Cup qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Read more here.
Front-office personnel for the St. Louis Cardinals are under investigation by the FBI and Justice Department prosecutors, accused of hacking into an internal network of the Houston Astros to steal closely guarded information about players. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – With the St. Louis Cardinals once again heading to the MLB Postseason, the Springfield Cardinals are excited to launch the first-ever 2014 Beard Playoff, presented by The Rogue Barber. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Peoria Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals have announced the signing of a four-year extension of the player development contract (PDC) that will run through the 2020 season. Continue reading
KMOX’s Chris Hrabe went on a guided tour through the St. Louis Cardinals museum at the new Ballpark Village with Mike Konzen of PGAV Destinations who helped bring this project to life. Read more and watch video here.
In a series called “Ballpark Quirks,” Sports Illustrated takes a look at the distinctive features and oddities that make up each of MLB’s 30 parks. Up now: Busch Stadium’s view of the Gateway Arch. Read more and view photos here.
Can’t make it to the new Ballpark Village adjacent to Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals? Check out a cool and complete 360-degree tour of the outside and inside of the new entertainment complex via the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read more and view tour here.
Ballpark Village officially opens Thursday night, and if you plan on heading there, watch what you wear. If you visit after a late game, don’t bring the kids along. Read more here. If you have an issue, talk with co-developer Cordish Cos. of Baltimore. Read more here. If you want to read a harsh, profanity-laced spin on the matter, read this from Deadspin.
PRESS RELEASE – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that AT&T has joined Ballpark Village as the naming rights sponsor for the two-story seating deck atop Cardinals Nation. As part of the multi-year agreement, the Cardinals Nation ticketed deck will be known as the AT&T Rooftop. Tickets for the AT&T Rooftop go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. at cardinals.com. Continue reading
The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that Tengo Sed Cantina, a Mexican restaurant, will be the eighth tenant to occupy the 100,000-square-foot Ballpark Village entertainment district adjacent to Busch Stadium. Read more here.
A company based in Arnold is putting the finishing touches on the new signs for Cardinal Nation at Ballpark Village outside Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals. The large LED signs have been in production for nearly six months. They include lettering for rooftops as well as inside the building. Read more and watch video here.
PRESS RELEASE – The St. Louis Cardinals, The Cordish Companies and PBR (Professional Bull Riders, Inc.) announced today that PBR St. Louis will expand and add a new component to their brand with The Barn at PBR St. Louis, opening at Ballpark Village this Spring. Continue reading
FOX 2 in St. Louis (MO) has provided an exclusive look inside the new Ballpark Village under construction outside Busch Stadium with a special tour given by Bill DeWitt III, president of the St. Louis Cardinals. Read more and watch video here.
Shelby County Commissioners reluctantly approved county government’s part of the AutoZone Park deal Monday, Jan. 27, despite delaying a vote on it at committee sessions last week. Read more here.
Downtown Memphis Commission Approves Bond Funding for AutoZone Park, Contingent Upon City Council Vote
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. on Wednesday unanimously voted to issue up to $27 million in sports facility revenue bonds for the city’s acquisition of AutoZone Park, home of the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds (Pacific Coast League), which is a prerequisite to – and conditioned on – the Memphis City Council approving a $20 million deal next Monday to buy out of the facility. Read more here.
The city of Memphis (TN) would reportedly spend $20 million to buy AutoZone Park and another $5 million for upgrades in a multiparty deal that would also see the St. Louis Cardinals take control of the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds (Pacific Coast League). The Cardinals would buy the team and pony up $15 million for ballpark upgrades. Read more here. Read week-old article here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation (“Foundation”) today announced that it has reached a strategic agreement that would rescue the financially troubled Memphis Redbirds and AutoZone Park. The Foundation has been operating the Redbirds and AutoZone Park under a Continue reading
Jim Watry, a former key executive for Kansas City’s Power & Light District development, is now serving as Ballpark Village’s general manager and chief operating officer. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The World Series is always an exciting event but this year we’re adding to the excitement! The St. Louis Cardinals will be playing for their 12th World Series title AND the Sliders are offering an unprecedented savings on 2014 Sliders season tickets in conjunction with the World Series. Continue reading
Wrigley Field-like rooftops at the new Ballpark Village taking shape outside Busch Stadium will be part of the St. Louis Cardinals experience when the season opens in April 2014. Read more and watch video here.
At 10 a.m. this morning, the St. Louis Cardinals and developer Cordish Companies will host a formal topping off ceremony for the first phase of the long-awaited Ballpark Village project outside Busch Stadium. During the event, the last piece of structural steel — a roof truss — will be set in place. Read more and watch news report here.
The St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday released the latest detailed renderings of the $650 million Ballpark Village project. The Cards broke ground on the project in February and is scheduled to be completed by spring 2014. Read more and view slideshow here.
A Revolutionary War battlefield apparently lies beneath the site that is currently being excavated for the new Ballpark Village development in St. Louis, but don’t expect construction crews to halt work to allow for a careful archeological dig. Read more here.