Featured Story

How Greensboro Coliseum Complex turned a $625K outbuilding into a great NBA D-League home court

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 02 / 20 / 17

The first-year Greensboro Swarm has filled a niche in this basketball-rich community. It’s due in part to the Fieldhouse, formerly a small, nondescript building next to the Greensboro Coliseum that’s been transformed into a cozy NBA D-League home court. On a 70-degree Saturday afterno...

Read More

Tags: Facilities

More Stories

01/23/17
Old arenas: Loud and proud

The old NHL hockey barns may not have had the luxuries of today’s arenas, but, oh, the noise. Team owners, club presidents and arena managers remember those old concrete, brick and steel fortresses, built small and tight, as much for their sounds as for their looks. Chicago Stadium and Bost ...

Tags: Facilities

01/09/17
Topgolf tees up a stadium tour

Topgolf is putting its own twist on “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” The fast-growing company plans to put pop-up venues in select ballparks and stadiums as it tests its high-tech driving range/entertainment experience in untapped markets. The first pop-up Topgolf venue will pop up ...

Tags: Facilities

12/12/16
Esports operator signs multiyear deal with arena

Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment has signed a four-year deal with esports tournament operator ESL to host ESL One, making the Barclays Center in Brooklyn home to ESL’s largest annual event this side of the Atlantic through 2020. The deal is believed to be the first multiyear contract bet ...

Tags: Facilities

12/12/16
FAA declines cranes at Rams’ site

The Federal Aviation Administration is declining to consider applications to install nearly two dozen cranes at the Los Angeles Rams’ proposed stadium site in Inglewood, Calif., suggesting the agency’s initial safety concerns about the siting of the venue so close to Los Angeles Internat ...

Tags: Facilities

12/05/16
Tickets.com targets the minors

The Class A Aberdeen (Md.) IronBirds are among the teams that have hired Tickets.com. Photo by: RIPKEN BASEBALL Tickets.com is making a sizable entry into the affiliated minor leagues ...

Tags: Facilities

11/28/16
Breaking Ground: Mizzou makeover

Missouri, working with The Colonnade Group, is targeting its stadium’s north end for cabanas. Photo by: CLAYTON HOTZE / MIZZOU ATHLETICS ...

Tags: Facilities

11/28/16
Renovations revive Illinois’ arena

A view of State Farm Center, where a $165 million renovation is now complete. Photo by: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS The extensive makeover of the University of Illinois’ State Farm C ...

Tags: Facilities

11/21/16
GameTime latest to join One Daytona

The mixed-use development is scheduled to open next year across from Daytona International Speedway. Photo by: ISC International Speedway Corp.’s One Daytona project has landed a new tenant i ...

Tags: Facilities

11/21/16
Amalie Arena upgrades planned

Park space as part of the larger redevelopment district Photo by: COURTESY OF TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING The Tampa Bay Lightning plans an overhaul of Amalie Arena that could reach $150 milli ...

Tags: Facilities

11/21/16
Breaking Ground: Fanatics lands 49ers

Fanatics, which runs the San Francisco 49ers online store, will now operate the 13,000-square-foot store at Levi’s Stadium. Photo by: VICKI THOMPSON / SILICON VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL ...

Tags: Facilities

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug