Facilities: Stadium & Arena
2015 Showcase by the Numbers
by AB Staff June 2015
Wondering what the spread of this year's submissions looks like? Projects in the college market dominated, offering a healthy array of athletic, fitness and recreation endeavors. As far as design, an overarching theme across all markets was creating a sense of place through the use of grand and welcoming entrances and atriums, often featuring abundant glass and skylights.
City Fixes Parking Typo That May Have Stalled Stadium
by Tony Doris Palm Beach Post Staff Writer June 2015
A zoning provision from the early 1990s would have required developers to provide one parking space per seat for a sports facility, far more than the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros planned for the $135 million stadium and complex they hope to open in January 2017.
City Fixes Parking Typo That Could Have Stalled Stadium
by Tony Doris, Palm Beach Post June 2015
The City Commission voted Monday to undo a two-decade-old typo that could have hampered plans to build a Major League Baseball spring training campus on a site near 45th Street.
Biggest Expense for Braves New Stadium? Concrete
by Dan Klepal; Staff June 2015
Forget the fancy suites and luxurious clubs. It's the bones, muscle and veins of the Atlanta Braves' new SunTrust Park that cost the most.
Milwaukee Arena Plan Leaves Hockey Team Out in Cold
by Tom Daykin, email@example.com Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel June 2015
If it's built, the Milwaukee Bucks' future home might lack one of the defining features of the BMO Harris Bradley Center: ice. And that means the Milwaukee Admirals are beginning to search for a new place to play.
The AB Extra: June 19
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
This week's AB Extra features news about a startup that aims to improve athletic equipment, a study that suggests that active video games are a good substitute for physical activity for kids and a university that is looking out for those who are texting and walking.
Beer and Wine to Be Sold at Texas Football Games
by San Angelo Edition June 2015
Beer and wine were already sold at other sporting events, but Royal-Memorial Stadium had remained alcohol-free. The school announced the change Wednesday.
Columnist: What's Hiding in Naming Rights Agreement?
by Doug Robinson, Deseret News June 2015
For an untold sum of money and who knows what else, Utah State turned its back on a legend and changed the name of its football stadium this spring from Romney Stadium to Maverik Stadium.
Vikings Announce Naming Rights Deal with U.S. Bank
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
Construction of the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium might still be far from over, but the naming rights deal is done. The team announced on Monday a 20-year partnership with U.S. Bank that will give the bank exclusive naming rights for the stadium.
Consultant: Saving ODU's Foreman Field too Costly
by Harry Minium June 2015
When Old Dominion hired a consultant last month for advice on how to build a larger, more modern football stadium, there was a stipulation that heartened historic preservationists.