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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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Wichita Receives Three Ballpark Bids

The city of Wichita (KS) received three bids to design and build the new ballpark for the relocating New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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New Renderings Unveiled for Wichita’s Ballpark/Riverfront Village

Riverfront Partners, L.L.C. released renderings of its vision for Wichita’s (KS) Riverfront Village Monday evening.  The vision for the property calls for a festive, village atmosphere that embraces the Arkansas River and baseball stadium with restaurants, entertainment, retail, office, and Downtown living.  Read more and view renderings here.

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Wichita’s New Ballpark Will Seat 10,000

Wichita’s (KS) yet-to-be named, $75-million stadium that will be built for the relocating New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) will have seating for 10,000 fans, the agreement says.  That’s 3,600 more than 84-year-old Lawrence-Dumont Stadium that is slated for demolition.  Read more here.

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