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Marlins Call on Retailers for Retail Space at New Ballpark

Marlins Call on Retailers for Retail Space at New Ballpark

Posted:  September 9th, 2010 by:  YPN MIami comments:  0

“ The Miami Dade Chamber of Commerce has a long standing arrangement with the Marlins. As a part of that partnership we wanted to inform you of the below listed Press Release. The Marlins have a deadline of October 15, 2010 to receive all responses back. If you are a Chamber member and you respond to this grand opportunity please let us know.”

For Immediate Release                                                                                                               Carolina Perrina

Tuesday, September 07, 2010                                                                                                (305) 626-7389 cperrina@marlins.com

MARLINS CALL ON LOCAL RETAILERS FOR UNIQUE SHOP AND RESTAURANT AREA ON NEW BALLPARK PLAZA

MIAMI– As part of what will be a very active area in the new ballpark, the Marlins will open a state-of the-art retail area accessible to the public 365 days a year that will feature unique shops and restaurant to highlight Miami’s local delights. These areas will be located on the West Plaza adjoining the ballpark.

Currently, the Marlins are calling on local retailers to bid for the opportunity to become part of this new retail area in Little Havana. The Marlins are looking for long-term leases for the development and management of a full service public restaurant and bar as well as four individual retail stores to be located on the Ballpark Plaza. Selected retailers will have daily customer traffic, in addition to at least 81 Major League Baseball Games, World Baseball Classic, concerts, trade shows, other sporting events, and private functions.

The new shop and restaurant area will have an economic impact in the Little Havana community and will generate further employment opportunities in the area. Currently, over 2,000 people have worked in the construction of the New Ballpark, from which 62% are from Miami-Dade County and 33% are from the City of Miami. Also, 58% of firms working in the construction are from Miami-Dade County.

To receive a copy of the RFP, please email Claude Delorme, Executive Vice President, Ballpark Development at cdelorme@marlins.com.

For interview opportunities, please contact Carolina Perrina at cperrina@marlins.com.

Carolina Perrina
Director, Business Communications
Florida Marlins, L.P.
2267 Dan Marino Blvd.
Miami, FL 33056
P: 305-626-7389
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