$55 million sporting complex.$55 MILLION SPORTING COMPLEX. Denver-based development company, Craft DeLay, said it recently won the contract to project manage the soon to be developed new Paul E. Joseph Stadium and comprehensive sports complex in the Frederiksted on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands:
The $55 million sporting complex will serve as an economic engine in the community by providing a venue for sanctioned events in the areas of baseball, tennis, swimming and volleyball volleyball, outdoor or indoor ball and net game played on a level court. An upright net, 3 ft (or 1 m) high, the top of which stands 8 ft (2.43 m) from the ground for men, 7 ft 4 1/8 in (2. . It's estimated that the complex could be home to as many as 80 sanctioned events annually in numerous sporting disciplines and will draw destination visitors to the territory, its hotels and businesses. The project is a joint venture between the Government of the US Virgin Islands and the sanctioned sporting bodies of US Swimming, US Tennis and US Beach Volleyball For the ball used in this sport, see .
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There will be stadiums and other spectator venues built for all three sporting organization as well as a new minor league baseball
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2. An indispensable or vital part: Capable workers are the lifeblood of the business. into the economy offering a sustainable economic engine for years to come." Delay said the project will be completed in two phases. Phase one is the redevelopment of the Paul E. Joseph Stadium, while Phase two focuses on the final design and construction of complex housing swimming, tennis and beach volleyball. "Plans also include an athletic village, housing, retail and hospitality offerings," adds DeLay. "Over time it's been proposed that there will be a 350-key full service hotel and a 150 - key limited service hotel. The development of this complex is a great thing for St. Croix and Craft DeLay is proud to be a part of it."