BB&T Ballpark Brings Baseball Back to Charlotte
BB&T Ballpark, home of the Charlotte Knights, is proudly acclaimed for bringing baseball back to Charlotte. the decision to design and build a new stadium in uptown Charlotte garnered an enthusiastic level of support from the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Collaboration among the City and County, the Charlotte Knights, architects Odell and Ballpark Design Associates, construction managers Rodgers Barton Malow Leeper, and many other entities involved helped bring the project to reality.
The site is located on an 8.5-acre parcel in uptown Charlotte’s Third Ward neighborhood. The stadium has capacity for 10,000 and includes concession areas, full team and media facilities, a team store and a natural-grass field.
Twenty-two private, luxury suites include refrigerators, air-conditioning, flat-screen televisions, cabinetry, granite counter tops, cable television feeds, and access to a private suite-level entrance.
The interior stadium areas total 101,414 heated square feet, and the exterior, unheated areas encompass 136,730 square feet. The ballpark was oriented to provide a stunning view of the Charlotte skyline from nearly every vantage point, particularly home plate.
With affordable ticket prices, grass seating berms, stepped dining terraces, standing drink rails, a picnic area and the Home Run porch, BB&T Ballpark is leading the Minor League in attendance, drawing record numbers of fans and families from the region to enjoy America’s favorite pastime once again in the heart of Charlotte.