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Crews Begin Work on New Wichita Ballpark

Construction on Wichita’s new baseball stadium project is hitting warp speed as government officials and developers try to get the stadium up and running by spring 2020. The first round of building was approved by the City Council last Tuesday and work began Wednesday. Read more here. Watch groundbreaking here.

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A First Look at Wichita Ballpark Renderings

Wichita (KS) officials, along with architecture and construction firms, have unveiled new renderings of a new ballpark that will host the relocating, soon-to-be-renamed New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). Read more and watch video here.

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Time to Name the New Wichita Team

Suggestions are now being taken to name the new Triple-A team that will begin playing in downtown Wichita (KS) in 2020.  Read more here.  Visit name-the-team site here.

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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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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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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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Wichita Council Approves Bonds, Lawrence-Dumont Demolition Underway

The Wichita (KS) City Council Tuesday agreed to the issuance of STAR bonds to help pay for the construction of a new, modern ballpark where Lawrence-Dumont Stadium now sits.  Read more and watch news report here.

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