Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Tracking Facility Investment in Collegiate Athletics
by Paul Steinbach November 2014
Noting that Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics reports and other research often fail to address issues of facility use and the fan experience, stadium and venue design firm AECOM, in collaboration with Ohio University's Center for Sports Administration, released in August results of the inaugural Trends in Collegiate Athletics survey.
School District Crunches Numbers for New Scoreboard
by Andrew Atterbury firstname.lastname@example.org 325-659-8381 / @STatterbury November 2014
The San Angelo Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday discussed the possibility of replacing the stadium’s scoreboard and could approve the measure next week.
Details Trickle Out on Populous Design of Braves Stadium
by Tim Tucker; Staff November 2014
So far the baseball team has shown the public only a few glimpses of the emerging design, and a team official says more detailed images could be months away.
Proposed D.C. United MLS Stadium Most Expensive Ever
by Andrew Brandt November 2014
Compared to the $1.2 billion shelled out for the San Francisco 49ers new Levi's Stadium, $286.7 million may seem like a drop in a bucket.
Glass Brightens Prep Hockey Rink, Broadens Functionality
by Paul Steinbach November 2014
Advances in glass, and awareness of how best to apply them, have brought daylighting into more common use in ice rinks, making these spaces much more pleasant, bright and airy than the concrete-block and metal-paneled refrigerators of old.
As Co-Owner, County Wants Say in Turner Field's Fate
by David Wickert, Katie Leslie; Staff November 2014
In an Oct. 28 letter to Reed and others obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, County Commission Chairman John Eaves has asked to be included in any future negotiations over the stadium's fate.
Next Phase of UT's Arena Renovation to Cost $15M
by Ben Frederickson email@example.com November 2014
The Thompson-Boling Arena project hinges on improving the interior features of the stadium that opened in 1987. Changes will include: updated men's and women's locker rooms, upgraded restrooms, concourse improvements, mechanical and electrical upgrades and a new roof.
Falcons Stadium Financing in Hands of Ga. Supreme Court
by Katie Leslie; Staff November 2014
The Supreme Court must decide whether to uphold a Fulton County Superior Court judge's decision in May to validate the bonds backed by hotel-motel taxes, which allows the borrowing plan to go forward, or side with the residents.
In Florida, Four Stadium Projects Vying for State Money
by Jim Turner, News Service of Florida November 2014
Four Florida stadium projects are in play for state money after submitting applications by a Saturday deadline for a new construction-funding program, the Department of Economic Opportunity said Monday .Absent is any Major League Baseball team, which means the professional sport won't have to address Florida's push to change a league policy on Cuban ballplayers for at least the next year.
Anaheim, Arena Firm to Pay $480K in ADA Settlement
by ART MARROQUIN, STAFF WRITER November 2014
In addition, a wide range of changes to parking, ticketing, concessions and employee training at the city-owned venue must be made.