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HKS putting its Final Four experience to work in Minneapolis

04 / 14 / 14

T he same architect that the NCAA uses as a Final Four consultant is designing the Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium, something that could give local officials an edge competing for the event over the next six years. Dallas-based HKS devel...

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09/30/13
Deal triples value for Magic clubs

Fields Auto Group has signed a three-year deal with the Orlando Magic to take over naming rights for Amway Center’s two event-level clubs, tripling the value of those premium spaces over the previous agreements, team President Alex Martins said. The new deal, valued in the mid-six figures a ...

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09/23/13
Beichley to become principal at Populous

Doug Beichley, a veteran of 20 years in sports architecture, has joined Populous as a principal, effective today. Beichley moves to Populous from AECOM, where he was a principal and a project manager. He started with the company in 1993 when it was known as Ellerbe Becket. Beichley left the firm ...

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09/23/13
Nets opening 2nd team store at Barclays

The Brooklyn Nets are opening a second team store at Barclays Center and have signed a long-term deal with a yogurt shop to fill the arena’s final retail space. In addition, Forest City Ratner Cos., the arena’s developer, is investing more than $1 million in aesthetic improvements to ...

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09/23/13
Populous gives Baylor room to grow

T he downward trend in college football attendance has architects designing smaller stadiums that can grow in future years. The sport has seen a 2 percent decrease in average attendance over the past four years, according to NCAA figures. It&rs ...

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09/16/13
IMS weighs outsourcing food, merch

Indianapolis Motor Speedway is moving toward outsourcing food and retail operations at the historic facility, which for general concessions would be the first time in the track’s 104-year history. Photo by: IMS PHOTO ...

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09/16/13
Broncos finishing 2 concourse bars

T he Denver Broncos are building two concourse bars at midfield tied to the team’s $32 million investment in stadium upgrades. The bar retrofits alone cost $3 million, including $500,000 coming from Centerplate , the Broncos’ food and retail provide ...

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09/09/13
Legends, Man City create premium options

Legends Sales and Marketing has developed three premium seat products for Manchester City Football Club, including what Legends officials say are the first bunker suites in international football competition. The four bunkers and two club spaces at Etihad Stadium, including the reconfigured Citiz ...

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09/09/13
Cubs use model, screen in sponsor pitch

T he Chicago Cubs have put the finishing touches on their new marketing center by installing a model of what a renovated Wrigley Field and surrounding development will look like after the entire $500 million project is completed. The Cubs cal ...

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09/02/13
Aramark installs Soldier Field tablets

A ramark has installed new point-of-sale technology at Soldier Field so that its employees can use tablets to process all food and drink transactions at Chicago Bears games, concerts and other events. The new system is part of the first pha ...

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09/02/13
Designers plan to make new Nassau shine

The concrete box known as Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum will become a gleaming beacon that speaks to Long Island’s environment while gaining the amenities of newer facilities, according to architects involved in the project. Gensler and SHoP Architects, the two firms designing the renov ...

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