3 Common Project Delays & How To Avoid Them

Project Delays Hundreds of factors could cause a project delay in an already lengthy development process. Here are 3 common delays and some strategies to keep your project moving forward. Financing Even after you’ve achieved the monumental task of obtaining project funding, there can be delays in the financing process. Once the project team has […]

Three Myths Of Facility Planning

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Three Common Myths Of Facility Planning For anybody who is currently developing a sports complex or recreation center, you know how difficult facility planning can be. It is a long, multi-step process with a lot of moving parts. As a developer, you have to be able to identify and execute a vision while also not […]

Sports Complex Design Tips For Aquatic Facilities

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Sports Complex Design For Aquatic Facilities If you are developing or have already developed a community center or recreation center, you know how important the pool is for revenue purposes. For many facilities, the aquatic center is the biggest generator of revenue, so you want to make sure it’s developed well. This is especially true […]

4 Tips to Perfect Sports Complex Procurement

Don’t Just Get What You Need If you’re a future sports complex owner or project leader in facility development, you may soon find yourself buried in catalogs and marketing emails for everything from turf to catering platters, LED lighting, and wall padding. How do you know what provides the most value or which is truly […]

Tips For A More Eco-Friendly Sports Complex

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Three Tips For A More Eco-Friendly Sports Complex For many companies and businesses, finding ways that they can make their operation more sustainable and eco-friendly has been a top priority. This trend has also included the sports complex industry. Lincoln Financial Field, the home of the Philadelphia Eagles, made headlines in 2013 when they installed […]

4 Tips to Selecting the Right Facility Architect

Can’t Anyone Design a Gym? Many qualified and respectable architecture firms feature a sports facility or two in their portfolio. Choosing the architect for your facility goes beyond just the license and technical proficiency. Here are 4 tips to find the right facility architect for your project. 1. Decide your preferred process Design-Bid-Build: This is […]

How FF&E Can Help Your Facility’s Sports Tourism Presence

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Here’s How FF&E Can Help Your Facility’s Sports Tourism Presence If you run a community center, recreation center or sports complex that relies heavily on sports tourism, you have to be on top of your game to draw in your target audience. There are a lot of things that go into improving sports tourism presence, […]