26.03.2012 - Softbank to buy Fukuoka baseball stadium from GIC
Softbank Corp., Japanís second- biggest mobile-phone company by market value, agreed to buy the Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome for 87 billion yen ($1.1 billion) from Government of Singapore Investment Corp. The stadium is the home of the Softbank Hawks baseball team and is being offered on loan, the phone company said in a statement on its website. The Yahoo! Dome, which opened in April 1993 as Japanís first stadium with a retractable roof, is also used for events including concerts, according to the website of Hawks Town, which has a floor area of 176,000 square meters...............................................Full Article: Source
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