Recreation & Sports

Clover Park

St. Lucie County, New York Mets, State of Florida
Owners' Representation

Clover Park, formerly known as First Data Field or Tradition Field, is the spring training home of the New York Mets. HPM has been hired to manage the construction of $55 million in facility improvements.

The renovations to the facility will include a walkway connector around the outfield, a 50-room players’ academy and three little league baseball/softball fields that will be available for public use and for tournaments.

Training Facilities Improvements

  • New full-size practice field with artificial turf
  • New specialty training fields
  • Batting cages
  • Upgraded MLB clubhouse facilities


Stadium Renovations

  • Expanded main concourse with outfield walkway
  • New main concourse, concession stand, and restrooms
  • Renovated home- and visiting-teams clubhouses
  • Renovated facilities such as commissary, ticketing offices, and team store


Miscellaneous Upgrades

  • Railings for aisles
  • Seat replacement
  • Mets Player Academy, consisting of dormitories, a cafeteria, and an auditorium
  • New field for youth baseball and softball
  • Upgrade elevator
  • Pave and stripe parking lot
  • HVAC work
  • Ice machine and cooler replacements


“This is the first project where the County engaged an Owner’s Representative, but it certainly won’t be the last. We didn’t know what we were missing and are now convinced that the Owner’s Representative role is a critical component of any capital project.”

Edward Matthews, Director Parks & Recreation, St. Lucie County, Florida

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