Tropicana Field Site

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Tropicana Site RedevelopmenT

Project Overview

Spanning 86 acres nestled in the middle of St. Pete, with one of the most vibrant and walkable communities in the nation, the Trop Site (currently formally known as Tropicana Field) represents an opportunity unlike any other in the Southeast. On December 2, 2021, Mayor Rick Kriseman announced his selection of Midtown Development to serve as the developer of the Tropicana Field Site. View the project redevelopment timeline.

Tropicana Field Conceptual Master Plan

The City of St. Petersburg and HKS Architects developed two conceptual master plans for the redevelopment of the 86-acre Tropicana Field Site, one including a baseball stadium and one without, referred to as Scenario One and Scenario Two. The importance of this site to the future of St. Pete can't be over-emphasized. It is a once-in-a-generation chance to create new opportunities for growth, economic development, and an enhanced community!

Development Partner Selection

Midtown Development best represented the criteria contained within the RFP, which represented years of community feedback, ideas, and input. The firm has a proven track record of executing large, mixed-use developments and will have an opportunity to showcase their vision for the site in the months ahead.

To see the full list of responses submitted prior to shortlisting, visit the City's Real Estate webpage. Guidance for Tropicana Field Site Redevelopment Concepts: view the Roadmap.

Proposal Review Documents

The Staff Review documents represent the strengths and weaknesses of key City staff members across numerous departments and areas of expertise. Note that these strengths and weaknesses were based on the team’s original written proposals. The Project Comparison provides a direct comparison between Midtown Development and Sugar Hill Community Partners for specific, measurable areas of importance. This document was completed by City staff at the request of the Mayor. The Response Summary documents provide an overview of commitments made by the development team, based on their original written proposals, subsequent community meetings, and conversations with administration.

The proposal evaluation, compiled by HR&A Advisors, evaluates the shortlisted proposals related to their development program, economic impact, fiscal impact, and social impact. informed by the information contained in the written proposals and subsequent community meetings. HR&A was hired by the City as a third-party, objective consultant to review the proposals​ independently from City staff.

Community Engagement

The City of St. Petersburg, community organization partners, and potential development partners have remained committed to engaging the community from the early days of redevelopment discussions. 

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Public Input Opportunities

Public Comment

Watch a recording of a public meeting. While the live Q&A dates have passed, residents can still submit their feedback in the comment form below.

Submit a comment online. The below form is available for those who would like to submit their thoughts to the Economic Development team.

Submit a Public Comment

Community feedback will be collected until the final ribbon is cut on the Tropicana Field redevelopment.

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