Days after I submitted the current redevelopment plan Tropicana Field Station b St. Petersburg RFPof Tampa Bay Rays He offered to sneak up on Potential Tampa ballpark plans During the town meeting.
The virtual meeting in Tampa, which included Hillsborough County Administrator Bonnie Wise and Tampa Sports Authority President and CEO Eric D. Hart, didn’t yield many details about what Reyes plans in terms of features and amenities, much less ballpark specifications, but hints at what the new Tampa ballpark will look like. He gave Famousand confirmed the Ybor City location — the renderings show a location north of the Ybor Channel — for the facility and mixed-use development.
The location is not surprising. Back in October, we reported that a large Ybor City site was being considered for the home of a new Tampa Bay Rays ballpark, and this is the site.. The 25-acre waterfront property between Ybor City and the Florida Aquarium is currently for sale to a developer. Daryl Shaw. For those following various plans for the Rays’ home, his name should be familiar: He’s been working with the team on two occasions putting together packages for a new Rays ballpark.over here And over here). This 25-acre waterfront site has also been considered in the past for a new Rays ballpark.
The renderings and initial specifications come after the Rays responded to St. Petersburg’s RFP to redevelop the Tropicana Field site.. The Hines/Ray plan includes a 7 million square foot redevelopment plan and integrated district, more than 5,700 units of multifamily housing, 1.4 million square feet of office space, 300,000 square feet of retail space, 700 Hotel rooms, 600 retirement homes, a 2,500-person recreation center and a variety of civic amenities. According to a Hines/Reiss press release, “The site includes more than 20 new city blocks and provides public benefits for more than half of the land, while also incorporating the city’s nine sustainability priorities and St. Petersburg as one location.” She is leading a city to greater resilience.
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