MIAMI — Construction will soon begin on a new $640 million stadium for the Florida Marlins baseball team, according to the South Florida Business Journal.
Upwards of $4.5 million is being allocated to ensure that the stadium meets or exceeds Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the story stated.
The Florida Marlins, which have won two World Series championships since their 1993 debut, currently share a stadium with the Miami Dolphins football team, the story noted.
The project is planned to be completed by the start of the 2012 season, at which time the team''s name will be changed to the Miami Marlins, the story added.
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