The city of Sugar Land has issued a preliminary RFQ for a design-build firm on a new ballpark for an independent Atlantic League team.
The city is working with Opening Day Partners (ODP) on the project; the city will own the $30-million ballpark, funded by economic sales-tax revenues; ODP will manage and bring a team in as a tenant. The ballpark is slated to open for the 2012 season.
Design-build means the winning bidder will both design the facility and then build it, using criteria set forth by the city and ODP.
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