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Comcast SportsNet Bay Area is on the Move!

2008-07-24 16:45:00

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area is on the Move!

Network Plans 32,000 Square Foot State-of-the-Art Studio and Office

Facilities; 370 3rd

Street, San Francisco to be New Home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports”

SAN FRANCISCO–(EMWNews)–Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, home of the San Francisco Giants, Oakland

Athletics, Golden State Warriors, San Jose Sharks, San Jose SaberCats,

and San Jose Earthquakes announced today that the network will relocate

to bigger quarters at 370 3rd Street in San

Francisco (South of Market) and construct new high-definition facilities

to accommodate the networks growth and future

expansion. The announcement was made by Ted Griggs, Vice President and

General Manager, Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area will construct a state-of-the-art studio, a

24-hour newsroom, HD production facilities, and office space in a

multi-million dollar build-out of 32,000 square feet for its new


The move to bigger facilities marks a significant step towards Comcast

SportsNet Bay Areas launch of Northern

Californias most comprehensive sports news

coverage in 2009. Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, home of Authentic

Bay Area Sports, will introduce the regions

premier live daily sports news and analysis following the completion of

the new HD facilities early next year. Complementing its extensive HD

game schedule, each week Comcast SportsNet Bay Area will present over 24

hours of live, locally-produced, original HD sports programming

featuring news, features, debate, scores and more from all corners of

the Bay Area. Show titles and hosts will be announced at a later date

along with a detailed programming schedule.

Our new studios and HD facilities will be a

resource that sports fans across the Bay Area can rely upon for up to

the minute news, analysis and debate, said

Griggs. We are creating a facility that will

be worthy of the passion and dedication that our viewers bring to their

home town teams, and one that will serve as the center of the Northern

California sports experience.

370 3rd Street is

one of the first Class A office buildings in the South of Market

District designed to meet LEED standards for building core and shell,

said Scott Smithers, Principal, Lane Partners, LLC. It

is very gratifying to see a premier organization like Comcast recognize

the importance of sustainable building practices. We are very excited to

welcome Comcast SportsNet Bay Area as our tenant and congratulate them

as they move a step closer to launching the regions

most comprehensive and entertaining sports news and talk programs.

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area signed a long-term lease with Lane Partners,

LLC. The network expects to immediately begin construction on its new

studios and office space. The network plans to move from its present

offices at 77 Geary Street (near Union Square) in San Francisco to its

new space early next year.

In addition to prompting the move to expanded quarters, Comcast SportsNets

expanded programming will also result in substantial job creation. To

support the dramatic increase in local programming, Comcast SportsNet

Bay Area anticipates hiring more than 50 news, creative and production

professionals beginning January 2009. Interested candidates can review

job descriptions and obtain more information at

About Comcast SportsNet Bay Area

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area reaches nearly 4 million households in

Northern California and Northern Nevada. Comcast SportsNet Bay

Area’s programming includes Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants

baseball, Golden State Warriors basketball, San Jose Sharks hockey, San

Jose SaberCats football, and San Jose Earthquakes soccer.

Comcast SportsNet operates 10 sports networks that cover more than

2,400 live sporting events annually and deliver comprehensive sports

news and analysis to nearly 40 million cable and satellite homes. Comcast

SportsNets networks are: Comcast SportsNet

Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic,

Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, Comcast

SportsNet Philadelphia, Comcast SportsNet West, SportsNet New York, The

Mtn. MountainWest Sports Network, and CSS.

These networks provide live game coverage of 18 professional teams as

well as college, minor league and other sports. For more

information see

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
Jay dela Cruz, 415-296-8900
[email protected]

Sports Group
Tim Fitzpatrick, 215-286-5762
[email protected]

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