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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Rangers Unveil Ballpark Details, Plan To Break Ground Next Week

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 17

The MLB Rangers are set to break ground Sept. 28 to build Globe Life Field, their new $1.1B ballpark in Arlington. HKS is the main architect and Manhattan Construction is the general contractor. Walter P Moore fills the role of structural engineer. The 41,000-seat venue will encompass 1.7 million sq...

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