If the Arizona Diamondbacks leave Chase Field for a new Phoenix-area facility, team owners will likely seek a more intimate retractable-roof ballpark built at the center of a mixed-use development. D-Backs ownership has been evaluating the organization's future since reaching an agreement with Maricopa County to seek a new home in May 2018, a deal that came amidst dissatisfaction with how Chase Field was being run and maintained. This agreement lets the D-Backs look for a new home either in the Valley of the Sun or elsewhere after the end of the 2022 season, effectively shaving five years off the Chase Field lease. Since then, the D-Backs have not announced long-term facility plans, though there is an idea emerging of what a new ballpark for the team could look like.
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