Turner Field is about to change, there’s a new redevelopment plan by Georgia State University and private development team of Atlanta-based Carter and Oakwood Development.
Georgia State University and the private development showed off new renderings of the design they plan to build on the 68-acre site.
According to AJC,
Georgia State University and a private development team closed Thursday on their $30 million purchase of the ballpark and surrounding parking lots, completing the long-simmering deal and marking a new era for The Ted and the neighborhoods around it.
Georgia State, whose football team has spent its first few seasons at the Georgia Dome, plans to play at The Ted this fall. The first phase of stadium renovation is expected to start next month.
A broader overhaul of Turner Field is expected before the Panthers play their second football season in 2018. Georgia State’s athletic offices and the school’s hospitality program also will be based at the stadium.
A new Georgia State baseball field that will include aspects honoring the legacy of the Atlanta Braves and Hall of Fame slugger Hank Aaron will be built after Turner Field is finished, Georgia State University President Mark Becker said.