- Despite Reputation, Lenny Dykstra Launches Financial Management Magazine
by Andrew Cohen February 2008
Despite his reputation, former professional baseball player Lenny Dykstra starts a magazine to help professional athletes better handle their finances.
- Buffalo Schools In Midst of $1 Billion Reconstruction Project
by Michael Popke January 2008
Buffalo schools - and their athletic facilities - are in the midst of a massive $1 billion reconstruction project.
- With Budgets Tightening, Schools Struggle to Keep Sports Affordable
by Michael Popke November 2007
With budgets continuing to tighten, public schools and communities fight to keep sports affordable - if they can keep them at all.
- Consultants Weigh In on Ice Complex Building Plan
by Andrew Cohen October 2007
A small-town ice association procures a federal safety net - but is its building plan solid?
- Towels: Customer Service or Money Pit?
by Anne B. McDonnell October 2007
To run a successful towel program, you need tokeep your costs in check and have a good monitoring/inventory system in place.
- Against All Odds, Some Swim Clubs Manage to Build Dedicated Pools
by Andrew Cohen June 2007
Building a dedicated pool is beyond the wherewithal of most swim clubs, and yet some organizations manage to get it done.
- Keeping a Campus Rec Center's Construction Budget Under Control
by Wayne L. Hughes March 2007
Balancing macro- and microeconomic factors is vital to keeping a campus rec center project's budget under control.
- Trade-Offs Required in Getting an Outdoor Pool Built Within Budget
by Andrew Cohen August 2006
Getting an outdoor aquatic facility built within budget often means making some pretty big tradeoffs.
- A Lease on New Life
by Marvin Bynum January 2004
The versatility of equipment purchasing programs, especially those offering leased and refurbished equipment, can help ease the financial burden of outfitting a fitness center
- Better Up-Front Understanding of Costs Can Lead to Desired Project Outcome
by Eric Lagerquist & Thomas Betti September 2001
Planning a budget for a proposed facility can be a complicated process. Consider this scenario: Officials in Town A decide to build a new community center. The town's building committee is aware that five years earlier Town B had built a community center that included a gymnasium, pool and banquet rooms. Town A's committee calls the facilities manager at Town B and is told the community center cost $6 million. If it assumed it could achieve the same results as Town B, the Town A building committee might decide to establish an identical budget of $6 million.