With opening day less than four months away, the Miami Marlins ballpark construction is 90 percent complete and on-schedule, team officials said Tuesday.
"The project is on-time, on-budget and continues to exceed all local employment goals," said Carolina Perrina, the Marlins director of business communications.
November and December have also marked record-breaking ticket sales. The Marlins have had to add phone lines to accommodate the high call volume and have also had to extend their employee work hours, according to Perrina.
Several sections of the ballpark are sold out, including the MVP Suites, Diamond Club seats and Championship Suites. Only 20 of 296 seats still remain behind the first and third base areas, Perrina said.
The team said they expect to have their certificate of occupancy in a few weeks, and will be allowed to begin holding events at the ballpark when they get it.
On Tuesday, the media was invited to take a tour and check out the prog...