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Marlins, county sparring over team contribution to new ballpark

Miami-Dade County officials are challenging some $1.7 million in expenses claimed by the Miami Marlins toward the construction of the team’s new ballpark, Marlins Park. The issue: under the 2009 agreement that established the ballpark, the team is able to deduct expenses it incurred toward construction of the new facility. Those so-called “soft costs” covered […]

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Topping ceremony at new Marlins ballpark set for Friday

The Florida Marlins will reach an important milestone this Friday: the team and its construction/design partners have scheduled a topping-out ceremony to mark the installation of the final structural piece of steel to be installed on the new ballpark’s retractable roof. A topping-out ceremony is a big tradition in the construction world: to mark an […]

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