Following a merger of StarTex Power and Constellation Energy, the new $35-million home of the Sugar Land Skeeters (independent; Atlantic League) will have a new name for 2012 and beyond.
Naming rights to the new ballpark were originally sold to StarTex Power by the Skeeters ownership. No other provisions of the 10-year naming-rights agreement are affected by this name change.
The $35 million Constellation Field is currently under construction at the intersection of State Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 90A in Sugar Land, and will open this spring. The City of Sugar Land approved the name change at the City Council meeting on Tuesday.
“Constellation’s merger with StarTex enhances an already strong partnership,” said Matt O’Brien, President of the Sugar Land Skeeters. “Adding more resources and community initiatives while maintaining local relationships will only bring greater good for Skeeters Baseball and the entire Sugar Land community.”
Constellation Field, owned by the City of Sugar Land, is a multipurpose facility built to Triple-A standards. The stadium will play host to a multitude of other sporting events, including football, soccer and lacrosse, as well as concerts and other non-sporting events. The facility includes 21 sold-out suites, premium club seating, year-round entertainment in the Legends Club, a picnic deck, extensive playground facilities and more.
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