Facilities: Stadium & Arena
- Seattle City Council Votes Down Avenue to New Arena
by Stuart Goldman May 2016
The Seattle City Council recently rejected giving up part of a street in the city’s industrial district that would have allowed a developer to build a new arena there.
- 49ers File for Arbitration in Levi’s Stadium Rent Dispute
by Stuart Goldman May 2016
The San Francisco 49ers filed for arbitration Tuesday in their ongoing dispute with the city of Santa Clara, Calif., over rent payments at Levi’s Stadium.
- Vikings, Wells Fargo Hope to Skirt Stadium Signage Trial
by Rochelle Olson May 2016
The Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo both want a judge to rule on their behalf before a federal trial on whether the bank's rooftop signs in Minneapolis "photo-bomb" the image of the new U.S. Bank Stadium.
- VCU Could Revive Richmond Baseball Stadium Talks
by Michael Paul Williams May 2016
Only the foolish would embrace optimism in the face of so many failures to build a stadium to replace The Diamond. But this latest proposal, lean as it is on details, has a new player with the look of a game-changer: Virginia Commonwealth University.
- Proposed Stadium Concerns State Park Group
by Kate Ramunni May 2016
The prospect of an athletic stadium nearly across the street from Sleeping Giant State Park has raised concerns of the Sleeping Giant Park Association. Representatives from the association voiced those concerns last week at the start of the public hearing before the Planning and Zoning Commission on Quinnipiac University's application for the reconstruction of two existing fields and the construction of stadium seating, as well as locker facilities, around the fields.
- WVU Coliseum Closed for Possible Asbestos
by Pittsburgh Tribune Review May 2016
West Virginia University Environmental Health and Safety director John Principe said the WVU Coliseum was closed Friday after workers found possible asbestos. Principe said the material is being assessed, and he hoped to have the results by the end of the day Saturday.
- Miami Shows New Stadium Doesn't Always Yield Results
by Christopher O'Donnell May 2016
The $640 million Marlins Park was supposed to usher in a new era for the Marlins, boosting attendances and revenues to make the team more competitive. But after an initial burst of interest, the team's attendances remain one of the lowest in Major League Baseball and the stadium serves as an expensive lesson to team like the Tampa Bay Rays that a new ballpark is not a panacea for every problem.
- Neyland Upgrade Could Include Downsized Capacity
by Mike Strange May 2016
The renovation will come with a terrific cost. Not all of it is necessarily payable in dollars. Some day when the ribbon is cut, the new-look Neyland Stadium will likely have shrunk. As in fewer seats.
- High School Plans $4.2M Stadium Renovation
by Tim Gross May 2016
Over the course of its 55 years, Rossmere Stadium Athletic Complex has hosted graduations, field days and football games for the Lancaster Catholic community. Saturday, renovations to the Crusaders' stadium in Lancaster were announced as the centerpiece of a $4.2 million capital campaign by the school at its spring Purple and Gold Gala at Lancaster Country Club. The plans include raising an estimated $1.2 million for a synthetic field and stadium lights, $650,000 to replace all of the stadium's bleachers and $525,000 for new track and field facilities, said Kristopher Nolt, the school's public relations manager.
- Texas A&M OKs $68M for New Track, Softball Stadiums
by Stuart Goldman April 2016
The Texas A&M Board of Regents approved new stadiums for the track and field and softball teams Wednesday that will cost a combined $68 million.