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Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #25: June 30, 2020, 10:05:55 AM »
Is  F-burg going to be the alt location for the 60 man pool?

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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #26: June 30, 2020, 10:19:52 AM »
Is  F-burg going to be the alt location for the 60 man pool?
I would assume there or Harrisburg. 

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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #27: June 30, 2020, 10:49:53 AM »
I’m sure the size of the acts that Fredericksburg can attract will totally justify the stadium price tag

it will hold about 6k or so for events, so I'm sure they will have plenty of potential acts.  Think Wolftrap.

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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #28: June 30, 2020, 11:04:25 AM »
it will hold about 6k or so for events, so I'm sure they will have plenty of potential acts.  Think Wolftrap.
Wonder if they can get a deferral on the first $1 million payment due to the pandemic. I’m sure the Lerners will be willing to help the city out under the circumstances.  :hysterical:

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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #29: June 30, 2020, 11:05:39 AM »
Wonder if they can get a deferral on the first $1 million payment due to the pandemic. I’m sure the Lerners will be willing to help the city out under the circumstances.  :hysterical:

if it's anything like the deal they tried to get with PWC, Fredricksburg tax payers are going to be paying for this one for a long time to come.

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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #30: June 30, 2020, 11:33:03 AM »
if it's anything like the deal they tried to get with PWC, Fredricksburg tax payers are going to be paying for this one for a long time to come.
It’s $1 million per year but I forget how long.


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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #32: June 30, 2020, 02:38:11 PM »
https://www.princewilliamtimes.com/news/potomac-nationals-finalize-deal-for-new-stadium-in-fredericksburg/article_daf2621a-e81a-11e8-92da-e3a1f09b93f9.html

$1.05 million for 30 years.

They were paying that regardless, but now they lose the offsetting tax and event revenue.  If the teams is forced to declare bankruptcy who knows what happens next.

It was really sad walking through the stadium, I miss baseball, and I can't wait to see a game there.

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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #33: June 30, 2020, 02:41:00 PM »
Ugh.

It was really sad walking through the stadium, I miss baseball, and I can't wait to see a game there.
I was all excited about the PWC stadium when they announced the agreement. Looked great and would have been about 5 minutes from the house. But looks like the county dodged a bullet.

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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #34: June 30, 2020, 03:48:55 PM »
Wonder if they can get a deferral on the first $1 million payment due to the pandemic. I’m sure the Lerners will be willing to help the city out under the circumstances.  :hysterical:


Sounds like they are. Sort of: https://www.fredericksburg.com/sports/watch-now-fredericksburg-nationals-fans-wait-on-a-season-that-might-not-come/article_42654dd8-5d26-5e56-87ab-c6d02a7995dd.html

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Fredericksburg officials signed a 30-year lease with the team at an annual rent of $1.05 million. But the first installment isn’t due until the quarter after the facility in Celebrate Virginia South receives its “commencement date”—defined in the agreement as the time when it has both received its temporary certificate of occupancy and is “actually available for city events.” That may not come until 2021.

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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #35: June 30, 2020, 03:58:17 PM »
it will hold about 6k or so for events, so I'm sure they will have plenty of potential acts.  Think Wolftrap.
Yep, especially if you like country music. Acts like Cole Swindell, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Alan Jackson, Billy Currington, Travis Tritt, Dustin Lynch and Hank Williams Jr. have all played in Fredericksburg within the past couple of years. I would think they'll get even bigger acts now that they can offer more than a hole in the ground (which is basically what the Celebrate VA/After Hours venue was).


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Re: FredNats 2020
« Reply #37: June 30, 2020, 04:47:14 PM »
During the tour they were talking about how they had sold out of many of the corporate sponsorship opportunities, including the section of seats with waitress service in RF.  With the season now being cancelled, it will be interesting to see how much of their revenue they will need to refund, versus roll over to next year.