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Firm hired to help with bond issuance for Braves stadium
ATLANTA — The future owners of the new Braves stadium have hired a law firm to assist in issuing bonds to finance its construction. At its regular meeting Wednesday at the Cobb Galleria Centre, the...
July 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves to have ‘all-American’ stadium in ’17
American Builders 2017 includes top national contractors
July 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves announce project team for $400 million mixed-use development
CUMBERLAND — The Atlanta Braves have formally announced a trio of developers that will help build its $400 million mixed-use development surrounding its new Cobb County ballpark. Atlanta-based Fuqu...
July 30, 2014 09:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves ballpark builders to hold meeting on bidding opportunities
AUSTELL — Anyone interested in an opportunity to be a part of building the new Atlanta Braves ballpark is invited to join American Builders 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. on August 11 at Riverside EpiCenter...
July 30, 2014 12:42 AM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Owner’s rep’ will oversee stadium building
BoC to hire ‘experts’ to ensure public’s interest
July 29, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves stadium bonds validated
Superior Court Judge Leonard’s order OKs up to $397M in funds
July 25, 2014 05:39 PM | 3 3 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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5-0! Braves in zone of their own
‘It is time to finish process of bringing Braves to Cobb’
July 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves’ plans on table today for critical vote
MARIETTA — This morning, the Cobb Board of Commissioners is scheduled to vote on a rezoning to allow the Atlanta Braves to build a $672 million stadium and $400 million mixed-use development down t...
July 15, 2014 04:00 AM | 6 6 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Board of Commissioners narrows list of Braves project firms down to four
MARIETTA — The county has narrowed the list of which project management firm will represent its interest in the construction of the new Atlanta Braves stadium down to a final four. At the Tuesday m...
July 09, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lee at the plate: Residents challenge Braves deal at bond hearing
MARIETTA — Cobb Commission Chairman Tim Lee didn’t have much to say when he was subpoenaed Monday for a six-hour bond hearing concerning the new Atlanta Braves stadium. The county hopes to issue up...
July 08, 2014 04:00 AM | 11 11 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legal challenge filed prior to Braves bond hearing
MARIETTA — Local activist Rich Pellegrino on Thursday filed a challenge in Cobb Superior Court to the method in which the county intends to finance construction of the new Atlanta Braves stadium. O...
July 04, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Superior Court judge recuses himself from Braves bond hearing
MARIETTA — A week after declaring a possible conflict of interest in the case, the Cobb Superior Court judge set to validate bonds for the new Braves stadium has recused himself. Judge Tain Kell is...
July 02, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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5-0: Cobb-bound Braves’ development passes planning commission
Planning board chairman: ‘They have more to lose than anyone’
July 02, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Possible conflict declared in Braves bonds
Judge in hearing issues letter stating his position on Cobb Chamber of Commerce
June 28, 2014 04:00 AM | 4 4 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland CID won’t see tax rate change
The Cumberland Community Improvement District won’t make any changes to the rate at which it taxes its commercial property owners to pay the $10 million it promised toward the new Braves stadium.
June 27, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves release new details on development
ARC,GRTA approve plan
June 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bond hearing set for Braves stadium funding
MARIETTA — Cobb Superior Court Judge Tain Kell on July 7 will consider validating bonds the county intends to use to finance the new Braves stadium. Kell is scheduled to hold the bond hearing at 1:...
June 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Complaint against Lee dropped by ethics panel
MARIETTA — The Cobb Board of Ethics tossed an ethics complaint against county Chairman Tim Lee on Tuesday. East Cobb attorney Gary Pelphrey, who filed the complaint, alleged misconduct over how Lee...
June 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 8 8 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioner Cupid apologizes for not giving Braves stadium opponents speaking slots
MARIETTA — Commissioner Lisa Cupid on Tuesday told opponents of Cobb’s future Braves stadium, “I am all for public comment, but I am not for disorder.” Cupid was referring to the May 28 meeting whe...
June 11, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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State agency recommends improvements to pedestrian access points at new Braves site
CUMBERLAND — More and better pedestrian access will be needed at the site of the new Cobb County Atlanta Braves stadium before opening day in 2017, according to a state transportation agency. The r...
June 11, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves right on schedule
Work begins at stadium site with gas line removal
June 05, 2014 04:00 AM | 4 4 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schuerholz: I will be Braves president when stadium opens
Mentions bowling alley, movie theater as part of mixed-use
June 04, 2014 04:00 AM | 9 9 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland CID elects Braves VP to board
MARIETTA — The Braves will be represented in decisions to allocate funding in the Cumberland Community Improvement District for the next three years after team executive Mike Plant was appointed to...
May 30, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hurdle cleared for Braves’ move to Cobb as BoC OKs contracts, including $397M for stadium
MARIETTA — Commissioners on Tuesday voted in favor of allowing the county to borrow up to $397 million to build a new baseball stadium for the Atlanta Braves. Commissioners also voted in favor of a...
May 28, 2014 04:00 AM | 22 22 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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BoC to vote on $397M bond issue for stadium
MARIETTA — Commissioners are scheduled to vote on a resolution Tuesday to authorize the issuance of $397 million in bonds to pay for the new Braves stadium. Commissioners originally said the county...
May 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Link keeps Cobb best place to live, work, play ball
Less than a year ago, Cobb County was presented with a tremendous opportunity. The Atlanta Braves, one of the premier franchises in all of professional sports and an icon for our state, expressed t...
May 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Schuerholz: BoC will approve stadium plans
ATLANTA — Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz assured Atlanta Press Club members the Cobb Board of Commissioners will approve stadium agreements during a lunchtime speech Thursday. The commiss...
May 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backing the Braves: Group launches billboards in support of team, upcoming move
A group of Cobb County business owners want everyone to know they think the Braves are a “home run for Cobb.”
May 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Committee ranks Braves stadium contractors; American Builders listed as 1st
MARIETTA — The committee of county and Atlanta Braves staff charged with recommending a general contractor for the proposed $672 million Braves stadium has ranked the four bids that were submitted ...
May 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Real Deal - Q&A with a Top Braves Exec
The Atlanta Braves on Wednesday released renderings of what its Cobb County stadium and mixed-use development will look like when it opens in 2017.
May 15, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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