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ATLANTA BRAVES BALLPARK

COBB COUNTY, GA

For almost a half a century, the Braves have called Atlanta home, playing at ballparks in downtown, first at Fulton County Stadium and presently at Turner Field. Built for the 1996 Olympic Games, the Braves moved into Turner Field in 1997. Since then over a dozen new ballparks have opened in Major League Baseball and the game experience has changed greatly. In November 2013, the Atlanta Braves announced plans to construct a new ballpark North of Atlanta in Cobb County, GA. A 60 acre parcel of land located at the intersection of I-75 and I-285 near the Galleria/Cumberland Mall has been purchased to build the facility. Estimated cost is $672 million with the Braves paying most of the cost of building the ballpark. The future Braves stadium will have a seating capacity of 42,000 and will be constructed as a mixed-use destination in order to attract fans year-round.

The Braves decided to construct a new ballpark due to infrastructure costs need at Turner Field. If a new ballpark were not built, it is estimated that $200 million in repairs would need to be completed at Turner Field that includes replacing seats, upgrading lighting, enhancing the fan experience, plumbing and other vital structural improvements. Turner Field also lacks public transportation options and additional parking that is needed. Furthermore, the Braves do not control any development around Turner Field. Site clearing for the ballpark is scheduled to begin on July 15, 2014 with stadium construction to begin on February 18, 2015 and substantial completion of the ballpark by January 24, 2017.

FACTS & FIGURES
-Tenant: Atlanta Braves
-Capacity: 42,000
-Surface: Grass
-Cost: $672 Million
-Opening:
2017
-Dimensions: TBD
-Architect:
TBD
-Location:
Cobb County, GA
-Public Financing:
TBD
-Private Financing:
TBD

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