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Sugar Land green-lights Skeeters ballpark

It was totally expected, but still noteworthy: the city of Sugar Land formally awarded a $27.9 million contract to Barton Malow/Linbeck as the preferred Design/Build contractor for the construction of StarTex Power Field, the new home of the Sugar Land Skeeters (independent; Atlantic League). Both names should be familar to those in the baseball industry. […]

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Barton Malow, Linbeck land design/build contract for new Sugar Land ballpark

The team of Michigan-based Barton Malow and Houston-based Linbeck landed the preferred design/build contractor designation from Sugar Land (Texas) for the construction of StarTex Power Field, the new home of the Sugar Land Skeeters (independent; Atlantic League), pending a final agreement on terms. Fourteen companies submitted proposals for the Design/Build contract, and Sugar Land selected […]

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The Week That Was: Dec. 19

It was a week for dramatic franchise and league shifts, the collapse of the Metrodome roof and its impact on the baseball world, and new naming-rights deals emerging. The most popular stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views. Carolina to Pensacola, Kinston to Zebulon in 2012 Frontier League unveils […]

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New for 2012: StarTex Power Field

We have a name for the new Sugar Land (Texas) ballpark: StarTex Power Field, as StarTex Power Company buys naming rights for the new $30-million home of the Sugar Land Skeeters (independent; Atlantic League), slated to open for the 2012 season. “A naming rights partnership is a big commitment,” said Skeeters President Matt O’Brien. “There […]

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The Week That Was: Dec. 5

It was a week of league shifts, ownership changes, new team names and crumbling ballparks in the baseball world. Here are the most popular stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as meausured by page views. New for 2012: Sugar Land Skeeters Bernie Robbins Stadium in state of disrepair Joliet to enter Frontier League […]

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