Where is the new Braves stadium being built?

Where is the new Braves stadium being built?

The new Braves stadium will be located in Cumberland near the highway interchange between interstate 75 and interstate 285. The Braves say that the new location of the stadium will be near the geographic center of the Braves’ fan base. It will occupy 15 acres of a 60 acre lot.

What are they building next to the Braves stadium?

Thyssenkrupp unveiled its plans for a headquarters near the Braves’ Truist Park (then SunTrust Park) in 2018. Ground broke in January 2020, and the tower’s slip-form construction by general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie was completed in just 56 days.

Why did the Braves build a new stadium?

It was building a smaller stadium to get a more premium ticket. It was gaining real estate revenue. The Braves might have moved closer to a big wad of fans, but they left thousands behind. It was about getting a lot of $$$$ help from politicians in building Sun Trust Park, not taking the game to the fans.

Who built the Braves stadium?

Truist Park

Opened March 31, 2017 (exhibition game) April 8, 2017 (college game, official opening) April 14, 2017 (regular season)
Construction cost $622 million
Architect Populous
Project manager Jones Lang LaSalle

Why is it called Truist Park?

The name change stems from the SunTrust Bank and BB Bank merger last summer. Aaron has a statue outside the ballpark and, according to’s Mark Bowman, Truist will refurbish one ball field in the Atlanta metropolitan area each of the next 10 years and name it in honor of Aaron.

What is Truist park named for?

Truist said over the next 10 years, they plan to refurbish one youth baseball field a year and name each after Atlanta Braves great, Hank Aaron.

What is the tall building next to the battery?

— The Atlanta Braves announced the newest development at The Battery Atlanta which will change Cobb County’s skyline. A new, 420-foot tall skyscraper will go up off Circle 75 Parkway near SunTrust Park. The Braves, Gov.

What is the tall round building in Atlanta?

Bank of America Plaza
The tallest building in Atlanta is the 55-story Bank of America Plaza, which rises 1,023 feet (312 m) and was completed in 1992. Upon its completion Bank of America Plaza was the tallest building in the United States outside New York City and Chicago, and the 8th-tallest building in the U.S. overall.

What is Truist Park named for?

Why is SunTrust Park now Truist Park?

“It’s a rather complex transition going from one name of a ballpark to another name,” he said. The stadium’s new name represents a continuation of the Braves’ lucrative 25-year naming rights contract with SunTrust, now Truist.

Why did SunTrust change to Truist Park?

What hotels are near Atlanta Braves stadium?

Just a couple miles from the Atlanta Braves’ Stadium, The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, offers a luxury hotel in the center of downtown. Guest rooms feature marble floored foyers and bathrooms, Italian linens, bathrobes, large flat-screen televisions, iPod docking stations and high-speed wireless Internet. Guests have access to an on-site fitness center.

What is the address for the new Braves stadium?

When the Braves move to their new stadium this year, fans wishing to avoid driving in I-75 and I-285 traffic will need a game plan. SunTrust Park address: 1100 Circle 75 Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339. SunTrust Park directions: How to get to the new Braves stadium using MARTA.

What is the name of the new Braves stadium?

Braves’ new stadium has a name _ SunTrust Park. This artist rendering provided by the Atlanta Braves shows the team’s proposed new ballpark and mixed-use development design in Cobb County, Ga. The Braves are still more than two years away from moving into their new suburban ballpark.

How old is the Braves stadium?

Braves Field officially opened on August 18, 1915 with 46,000 in attendance to see the Braves defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1. Braves Park was the largest stadium built in that era, with 40,000 capacity and a trolley system leading to the park.