Found February 08, 2013 on 85% Sports:
Construction Commences on $100 Million First Phase That is Scheduled to Be Completed by Opening Day 2014 ST. LOUIS (February 8, 2013) – The St. Louis Cardinals and the Cordish Companies broke ground this morning on Ballpark Village, a mixed-use development on 10-acres adjacent to Busch Stadium. A group of team officials, project participants, and civic leaders commenced work on the $100 million first-phase of the development with the symbolic turning of dirt with commemorative shovels. “We are excited to break ground on this project as we look forward to Opening Day 2014,” said Bill DeWitt Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the St. Louis Cardinals. “Ballpark Village promises to be a great extension of the Cardinals brand, providing the best fans in the game with an unrivaled downtown experience every day of the year.” The groundbreaking ceremony was held on the exact spot that will be transformed into the vibrant heart of the district – a location that in just over a yea...
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