Facilities: Stadium & Arena
- General Contractor Named for Dayton Arena Upgrade
by Will Garbe May 2017
Pre-construction preparations for University of Dayton's arena renovation project are already underway, and heavy work will begin in about two weeks.
- Atlanta United Soccer Facility Fuels Area Development
by Meris Lutz May 2017
The city of Marietta is preparing to spend another $5.8 million on the redevelopment of Franklin Gateway, a transitional neighborhood where Atlanta United opened a state-of-the-art training facility last month. City Council approved the purchase of a 7-acre shopping center at the corner of Franklin Gateway and South Marietta Parkway last month and expects to finalize the sale in June, said city spokesperson Lindsey Wiles. The city and property owners came to an agreement on the price tag without commissioning an appraisal. In 2017, the property was assessed at $4.4 million by the Cobb Board of Tax Assessors.
- UNM Donor Seeks Feedback on Naming Rights, Signage
by Geoff Grammer May 2017
Two days after it was announced the owner of Dreamstyle Remodeling would pledge $10 million to the University of New Mexico, and $9 million to athletics, in exchange for, among other perks, naming rights to the football stadium and basketball arena, the votes starting coming in.
- Los Angeles Makes Strong Impression on IOC
by Rachel Axon May 2017
After a visit to evaluate Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee's commission couldn't pick one adjective to describe the proposed venues.
- Memphis Basketball Facility to Offer State-of-the-Art Amenities
by Mark Giannotto May 2017
But during an exclusive hard hat tour Thursday morning, Steven Bauer showed off some of the luxuries he hopes will make the new practice facility a "home away from home" for the Memphis men's basketball program starting in October.
- U. of Dayton Breaks Ground on $72M Arena Renovation
by Courtney Cameron May 2017
On Thursday, the University of Dayton announced that approval has been given by the university board of trustees to begin work on a $72 million arena renovation.
- Drone Racing Event Headed to Small New England Town
by Telegram & Gazette May 2017
The Drone Racing League chose Fitchburg as the official New England site of one of its six 2017 Allianz World Championship races, which culminate in a winner-take-all world championship event.
- New Projects: Watertown Ice Arena | Palm Beach Rec Center | Naugatuck Club Fitness
by Courtney Cameron May 2017
- Ohio State Requests Bids for New Hockey Arena
by The Columbus Dispatch May 2017
Ohio State has requested bids on a 4,000-seat arena for its men's and women's hockey teams. But associate athletic director Shaun Richard cautioned that the request does not mean that an arena will be built soon, or even at all.
- LED Lighting Brings Special Effects to Stadiums
by Paul Steinbach May 2017
When the Minnesota Vikings' Brad Sorensen tossed a 28-yard touchdown pass to Jhurell Pressley near the end of the first half of a game against the Rams last season, it set off a spectacle never before seen at a Super Bowl, let alone a preseason game in September.