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David Beckham considering alternative location for soccer stadium.
A  massive boat slip between Museum Park and AmericanAirlines Arena, would have to be filled in and it would create enough new land for a stadium as well as a pedestrian walkway along Biscayne Bay.
(Source: CBS4)

Beckham Backer Wants New Stadium On The Water

International soccer star David Beckham isn’t the only one who hopes to bring a MLS soccer team to South Florida. One of Beckham’s co-investors is Marcelo Claure who’d like to see soccer played in Miami but on the waterfront.

CBS Miami–05/15/2014

David Beckham in South Florida at Miami-Dade County Hall on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Beckham Back In Town For Key Soccer Stadium Meetings

Hoping not to have county officials red card his plans for a Major League Soccer team and stadium in Miami, retired soccer great David Beckham is back in town.

CBS Miami–05/07/2014

Citrus Bowl Stadium (Source: Chris Gent/Flickr)

Officials Feel Misled By MLS On Orlando Stadium

Months after approving $20 million in tourism tax money to help build an $84 million soccer-specific stadium in downtown Orlando, several county officials that approved that funding say they were misled about the requirements Major League Soccer said were necessary to award to the city a franchise.

05/06/2014

A rendering of the interior bowl of the proposed soccer stadium at PortMiami. (Source: Arquitectonica, 360 Architecture and Visual House)

Local Debate Takes Place As Officials Join MLS Stadium Opposition

While soccer superstar David Beckham eyes PortMiami for a possible Major League Soccer stadium, a group of Miami-Dade mayors have signed on against the plan.

04/30/2014

A rendering of the interior bowl of the proposed soccer stadium at PortMiami. (Source: Arquitectonica, 360 Architecture and Visual House)

Ad Campaign Bent On Blocking Beckham’s MLS Stadium

As soccer superstar David Beckham and his investors are still eyeing PortMiami for a possible soccer stadium, another group launched an ad campaign opposing it.

04/25/2014

Baseball Generic

FL House Backs Stadium Process, Seeks Help For Cuban Baseball Players

The House on Friday approved a process to help determine whether to use tax dollars for professional sports stadium projects but would exclude Major League Baseball from potential funding unless changes are made in how Cuban players are treated.

04/25/2014

A rendering of the interior bowl of the proposed soccer stadium at PortMiami. (Source: Arquitectonica, 360 Architecture and Visual House)

MB To Host Meeting Over MLS Soccer Stadium Proposal

The city of Miami Beach will host a town hall meeting Wednesday evening for residents to voice their opinions on the proposed Major League Soccer stadium.

04/23/2014

A rendering of the interior bowl of the proposed soccer stadium at PortMiami. (Source: Arquitectonica, 360 Architecture and Visual House)

Royal Caribbean Leads Alliance Against PortMiami Soccer Stadium Plan

Royal Caribbean Cruises is leading the charge against building a Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami. The cruise company and its allies have formed a group called the “Miami Seaport Alliance” to oppose David Beckham group’s proposal for a new 25,000 open-air stadium on the port’s southwest corner.

04/15/2014

A rendering of the interior bowl of the proposed soccer stadium at PortMiami. (Source: Arquitectonica, 360 Architecture and Visual House)

Beckham Discusses Open-Air Stadium Design For PortMiami

International soccer star David Beckham’s investment group has unveiled concept designs for an open-air stadium at PortMiami that would include views of the downtown skyline and bayfront.

CBS Miami–03/24/2014

Florida Money

Senate Looks At Ranking Stadium Proposals

Major League Soccer, spring training baseball and the Miami Dolphins are all in play in a Senate measure that would rank stadium funding projects.

03/24/2014

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