Board approves the ‘Guaranteed Maximum Price’ of S...
by Ricky Leroux
12:33 AM, Wednesday, May 27
MARIETTA — The Guaranteed Maximum Price to build the Braves new SunTrust Park has been set at $462.2 million, and the Cobb Board of Commissioners acknowledged that cost in a 5-0 vote Tuesday. The GMP represents the cost of constructing the core of...

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