Facilities: Stadium & Arena
NFL in L.A.: Cities Working to Keep Teams from Moving
by Josh Peter, USA TODAY Sports March 2015
Tumbleweeds might as well have rolled down the 405 freeway that runs through this city as far as the NFL was concerned for the last two decades. But suddenly the city that seemed an afterthought is being touted by the league as ... The gateway to Asia.
Dump Site Cleanup for Nats/Astros Park May Cost $10M
by By Joe Capozzi, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer March 2015
If Major League Baseball's newest spring training complex rises above an old city landfill in a few years, it wouldn't be the first baseball stadium ever built on a trash dump.
A Look at the Latest L.A. NFL Stadium Renderings
by Michael Gaio March 2015
Arena Concourse Doubles as Resilient Running Track
by Paul Steinbach March 2015
There are upsides to top-loaded seating bowls: delineation of access and circulation between public and participants, as well as minimization of vomitories that are expensive to build and eat up valuable seating real estate. Designers at GEC Architecture in Edmonton, Alta., went the extra mile with the 240-meter circuitous concourse surrounding an international ice sheet and 3,000 seats at Winsport Athletic and Ice Complex, Olympic Park — the Calgary home of Hockey Canada.
Wrigley Rooftop Owners, Attorneys Debate Contracts
by Mitch Dudek March 2015
Adding a level of complexity to the case is a 20-year contract between rooftop owners and the Cubs that was signed in 2004 and provides the Cubs with 17 percent of rooftop revenue.
Clock Ticking on Milwaukee Arena; Financing Needed
by Don Wallker, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel March 2015
Getting stadiums or arenas built never comes easy. That's become as true today in Milwaukee as it was with Miller Park nearly 20 years ago.
Braves, Falcons Granted Sales Tax Breaks
by Greg Bluestein, Dan Klepal; Staff March 2015
The two franchises will not have to pay sales taxes on construction materials for their respective facilities, saving each millions of dollars in addition to the hefty public subsidies they already are receiving.
East Tennessee State to Build 10K-Seat Stadium by 2017
by Nathan Baker, Johnson City Press March 2015
JOHNSON CITY — The blue and gold Buccaneers need a little green. Standing in the approximate spot Wednesday where, in two years, East Tennessee State University administrators expect to see 50 yards of verdant field turf stretching out in either direction, supporters and staff of the college’s rebooted football program announced details about the stadium where the team will play and kicked off a public fundraising drive to help build it.
Dayton Arena Considered a College Hoops 'Cathedral'
by Steven Matthews, Dayton Daily News March 2015
DAYTON - If you're a basketball fan living in the Dayton area, you've likely set foot inside the University of Dayton Arena in the last three weeks. And probably more than once.
Public Ice Rinks Fail to Return Millions in Tax Investment
by Kelly Riddell, THE WASHINGTON TIMES March 2015
The Washington Times analyzed 16 government-funded rinks - from Niagara Falls, New York, to Cheyenne, Wyoming, and found all were costing taxpayers more than the revenue they were bringing in.