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Ballparks and economic development: Still a contentious issue

Are we seeing more evidence that ballpark construction is indeed an economic catalyst? Two recent case studies in Toledo and Washington provide some compelling arguments for the proposition. Today The Atlantic looks at Fifth Third Field, the home of the Toledo Mud Hens (Class AAA; International League), and how it’s providing some $50 million in […]

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Target Field adds second LEED certification

Target Field, already LEED-certified for the green practices incorporated in its construction, has garnered a second LEED certification, this time for ongoing operations and maintenance. LEED certification is a measure of how environmentally friendly a building is; the certification from the U.S. Green Building Council is an important tool in the construction world. There are […]

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