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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Fewer seats mean greater value for Dolphins

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 16 / 17

“The Nines” outdoor suites replaced seats near midfield at Hard Rock Stadium. Photo by: MIAMI DOLPHINS Imagine a stadium whose worst seats have been eliminated and whose b...

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08/08/16
SportsBusiness Journal: AEG Facilities launches consulting division

AEG Facilities has launched a group to provide consulting services for teams developing new arenas and stadiums. The new division, called AEG Facilities Global Solutions, provides pre-construction and pre-opening services covering vendor selection, sponsorship and premium-seat development, financ ...

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08/04/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Levy Taking Over Merchandising At Ford Field

The Lions today are officially announcing Levy Retail’s takeover of their merchandise operation at Ford Field. It includes the stadium’s renovated team store on the main concourse, rebranded as The Stadium Collection. The redesigned store features exclusive Lions gear and includes three ...

Tags: Facilities, Detroit Lions, Levy Restaurants

07/29/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Bypass To Put Its Hardware In Sports Venues

Point-of-sale vendor Bypass has signed a deal with First Data, the leading processor of credit card transactions, to integrate its Clover-branded hardware systems at sports facilities. The partnership extends to Clover’s data analytics package accessible to Bypass’ 85 teams and 145 venue ...

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07/25/16
SportsBusiness Journal: For Cubs, safe at home plate

Chicago Cubs officials have not determined ticket prices for the American Airlines 1914 Club, the new home plate club for Wrigley Field, but marketing executives for a half-dozen other MLB teams say it should be a hit regardless of the price. ...

Tags: Facilities

07/25/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: All-Star cooking

S pectra Food Services & Hospitality is positioning Thursday’s MLS All-Star Game at Avaya Stadium as a showcase for new business opportunities across the league. MLS has experienced tremendous growth in facility development &mdash ...

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07/21/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Casino Extends 49ers Sponsorship

Black Oak Casino has signed an extension of its 49ers sponsorship to cover naming rights for the north and south trophy clubs at Levi’s Stadium. The rebranded Black Oak Casino Resort Clubs encompass 50 suites, two lounges and four bars. The e ...

07/20/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Cubs Reveal Plans For New Wrigley Suite Areas

The Cubs yesterday released images of four new premium clubs tied to Wrigley Field’s $500M renovation. The American Airlines 1914 Club, situated behind home plate, will be the first new premium space, set to open for the '18 season. As part of the marketing process, the Cubs are compiling a pr ...

Tags: Facilities, Chicago Cubs, MLB

07/19/16
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Panthers Announce Stadium Renovations

The NFL Panthers today announced the newest renovations to Bank of America Stadium, including the installation of 95 magnetometers at all gate entrances and explosive detection dogs sweeping the stadium’s perimeter on game days. In addition, ...

07/19/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Cubs Release Renderings Of Club Spaces

The American Airlines 1914 Club, set to open in '18, will measure 7,200 square feet The Cubs today released images of four new premium clubs tied to Wrigley Field’s $500M renovation. The American Airlines ...

07/18/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Facilities execs discuss security

Discussions at a sports security conference last week made clear that deadly attacks in Paris and Orlando remain top of mind in the facilities business. Terrorist attacks, and how to stop them, were a frequent topic both on stage and among atten ...

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