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Braves Expected To Name Development Team For Mixed-Use Project

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

The Braves as soon as this week are expected to announce a "deal with the development team that will oversee" a $400M mixed-use development near their new Cobb County ballpark. Sources said that the club "will tap a joint venture team" that includes Fuqua Development, Pope & Land Enterprise...

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