About The Author

Don Muret

Staff writer Don Muret covers facilities.

Featured Story

Jets & Giants field illustration

What does $1.7B buy in NYC market? Two stadiums in one

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 20 / 10

Early in the New York Giants’ regular-season opener at New Meadowlands Stadium, the boo birds re-emerged after a winter of discontent to voice their displeasure with poor special teams performance by the Men in Blue. The next night, the same chorus could be heard over the Jets’ struggling offense. ...

Read More

Tags: Facilities

More Stories by this Author

12/07/15
SportsBusiness Journal: ANC adds colleges after Learfield deal

Video technology vendor ANC Sports Enterprises has added a record number of college signage clients since its acquisition by Learfield Sports in February. The deal has evolved into a new name for Purchase, N.Y.-based ANC, which is now called ANC ...

Tags: Facilities, Colleges

12/07/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Inside the Game: Concessions volunteer

I felt pretty bad. It was minutes before kickoff of “Monday Night Football” in Charlotte, and the guy just wanted to buy a beer. His craggy face put him well past 21, probably in his early 40s. He pulled out his Canadian driver’s license as proof. “Sorry,” I said. &l ...

Tags: Facilities

12/07/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Surf’s up at Petco

T he San Diego Padres are converting a section of right-field bleacher seats at Petco Park into a beach-themed group space for the 2016 season. The $3.5 million project, funded by the Padres, is tied to a five-year deal the team signed with l ...

Tags: Facilities

12/04/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Senators, StubHub Integrate Ticket Barcodes

The Senators have introduced a new system for season-ticket holders to seamlessly resell their tickets on StubHub, a team partner. The technology issues new ticket barcodes after the transaction is completed and, in turn, delivers those tickets digitally to mobile devices and for print-at-home acces ...

12/01/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Barclays Center, Zappos.com Strike Deal

The Nets tonight are introducing a complimentary shoe shine stand at Barclays Center after signing a one-year deal with online retailer Zappos to sponsor the destination. The retrofit replaces an old GQ-branded barber shop, which will relocate to a different location in the arena. The shoe shine sta ...

Tags: Facilities, Brooklyn Nets

11/30/15
SportsBusiness Journal: HKS brings beach to ballpark in Florida

The new spring training home for the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals carries a heavy Florida beach theme with touches of the lush landscapes tied to the region’s golf resorts, according to designers with HKS, the project architect. ...

Tags: Facilities

11/23/15
SportsBusiness Journal: How Paris will change event security

One night after the frightening terrorist attacks struck Paris, Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum officials carefully walked through their security plan before the Dead & Co. concert. With the event expected to draw more than 10,000, they took the extra step of having local police lead bomb-sniffing do ...

Tags: Facilities

11/23/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: New zone at FedEx

T he Memphis Grizzlies have revamped a large section of concourse space at FedEx Forum connected to the overnight shipper’s activation zone. The newly remodeled FedEx Hub , the result of a $1.3 million renovation, replaces the old Fed ...

Tags: Facilities

11/19/15
SportsBusiness Daily: IBM Forms Facility-Focused Consortium

IBM has formed the Sports & Entertainment Global Consortium to help teams develop tech platforms at sports facilities. The consortium covers architects AECOM and HOK, in addition to AT&T, Corning, Schneider Electric, Verizon Enterprise Solutions and YinzCam, among other vendors. In tandem, I ...

11/16/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Leiweke’s firm links venues, sponsors

Tim Leiweke is partnering with Irving Azoff and Dan Griffis. Photo: COURTESY OF OAK VIEW GROUP Tim Leiweke has formed a business venture with concert kingpin Irving Azoff to develop a ...

Tags: Facilities

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug