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  • In Facility Design, Changing Course Needn't Be a Crisis

    by David Rose, Guest Contributor October 2014

    Perhaps you’re in the enviable position of having hired an architect, who recommended an owner’s representative, who in turn handled the hiring of a general contractor, and the four of you have planned and are constructing a great new building. Or, perhaps not. Maybe you hired an architect, fired that architect, and have since had to assemble and reassemble your planning team, player by player, at different times — and will still end up with a great new building.

  • Coming Monday: 2014 Facilities of Merit Winners

    by AB Editors October 2014

    For two weeks beginning Monday, the 10 winners of the 2014 Facilities of Merit awards will be announced on AthleticBusiness.com.

  • Georgia Tech Athletics Now Accepting Bitcoin

    by Michael Gaio October 2014

    Georgia Tech will be the first university in the world to integrate bitcoin payments into its stadium concession sales, the school announced Wednesday.

  • New Projects: Colorado Springs Rec | Beverly Morgan Park Gymnastics Center and Ice Arena

    by Emily Attwood September 2014

    Breaking Ground

    Construction is under way on Beverly Morgan Park Gymnastics Center and Ice Arena in Chicago.

  • Video: Stunning Levi's Stadium Time-Lapse

    by Michael Gaio September 2014

    From groundbreaking to kickoff, watch the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium's 29 month construction process in less than two minutes.

  • How Small College Stadiums Can Use Size as Advantage

    by Nate Appleman September 2014

    When the media and the public talk about the facilities "arms race" in college sports, they tend to think about it in muscular terms: The biggest stadium, the highest capacity, the greatest number of (and most luxurious) suites. But as sports program administrators know, winning the arms race isn't about securing bragging rights. It's a race to attract top recruits; offer the best experience for athletes, donors and fans; and maximize revenue.

  • Fitness Event Ruins FIU's Basketball Court

    by Michael Gaio September 2014

    The headline alone is cringe-worthy. The pictures are even worse.

  • Man Injured in Fall from AT&T Stadium Stands

    by Michael Gaio September 2014

    Unfortunately, we're writing about this topic once again.

  • U. of Washington to Sell Beer in 'Off-Leash' Deck

    by Michael Gaio August 2014

    Washington Husky fans are being given a longer leash at home football games this year.

  • San Francisco 49ers Seek Replacement for $1.4 Million Turf

    by Andrew Brandt August 2014

    The Bandara Bermuda turf cost a mere $1.4 million of the San Francisco 49ers new $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium, but its absence leaves an astonishingly visible mark.