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Wichita Selects Ballpark Design-Build Team, Lawrence-Dumont Demo Complete

After a week’s delay, the City Council is ready to play ball with a group to develop Wichita’s new $75 million baseball stadium. On Tuesday, the council picked its team: JE Dunn Construction, EBY Construction, Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey Architecture, DLR Group, and Professional Engineering Consultants.  Read more here.  View completed demolition here.

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It’s the ‘Las Vegas Aviators’

PRESS RELEASE – The Howard Hughes Corporation®, owner of the Las Vegas 51s®, the city’s professional Triple-A baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), and developer of the Summerlin® master planned community and the Las Vegas Ballpark currently under construction at Downtown Summerlin®, announced today the team’s new name – the Las Vegas Aviators®.

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RailRiders to Host 2020 Triple-A All-Star Game

On Thursday evening, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, in conjunction with the International League and Pacific Coast League, announced that the 2020 Triple-A All-Star Game will be held at PNC Field.  Read more here.

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Wichita Delays Approving Ballpark Design-Build Agreement

Wichita (KS) will have to wait at least a week to learn who will build the new stadium to house the city’s Triple-A minor league baseball team.  City Council member Bryan Frye asked for additional time to study a design-build agreement for the ballpark to verify that the recommended group has the required experience in constructing ballparks per the RFP.  Read more here.

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267-Room Hotel Coming to New Summerlin Ballpark Complex, New Team Branding Coming Saturday

Summerlin (NV) developer Howard Hughes Corp. has laid out plans for a 14-story, 267-room hotel just south of the new ballpark currently under construction for the soon-to-be-renamed Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  The 4.3-acre project, on Pavilion Center Drive across from the company’s open-air Downtown Summerlin mall, would include a restaurant, rooftop bar and spa.  Read more and see photo here.  Meanwhile, the team will unveil its new name and logos this coming Saturday.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Design-Build Team Challenging Qualifications of Competing Group

The Wichita (KS) City Council hasn’t officially approved a design-build team for the city’s new $75 million, Triple-A Minor League ballpark, but there’s already been a protest over the recommended group.  There were three groups that bid on the project — a team that includes DLR Group, another that includes Populous, and a third that includes HKS Architects.  Read more here.

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Future Cloudy for McCoy Stadium

It’s been three months since the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) announced their move to Worcester (MA), and it’s still uncertain what will become of McCoy Stadium.  Read more here.

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