BRADENTON, Fla. — In an effort to build a new $450 million stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays, St. Petersburg, Fla., has begun a search to see whether any developers will pay the right price to turn Tropicana Field, the team’s current ballpark, into a mixed-use project.

Sale and redevelopment of the city-owned, 86-acre Tropicana Field, home to one of the few domed Major League Baseball stadiums, is an integral part of the complex financing plan the Rays proposed.

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