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August 9, 2018

Southampton Town Board members appear to be supportive of an ambitious plan for a $25 million aquatic center with three swimming pools in Hampton Bays—though they expressed some reservations about how the nonprofit behind the project would come up with the money. Evan Eleff, executive vice president of Sports Facilities Advisory, the company hired to manage the center, added that approximately 30 percent of the town is within a 15-minute driving distance of Red Creek Park, making it an ideal location for the center.

November 8, 2018

The firms have joined forces to open a multi-purpose sports complex, summer of 2019. The facility is expected to be one of the most unique, state-of-the-art outdoor and indoor sports campuses on the eastern seaboard.

October 2, 2018

The outdoor complex, opening spring of 2019, is expected to be one of the most exciting outdoor sports parks in the country.

August 9, 2018

The consultant, Sports Facilities Advisory (SFA), recommended a massive complex in a location still to be determined. It should have 16 outdoor fields—including 12 with lights and synthetic turf—and an adjoining dome big enough for five more multipurpose fields or two baseball or softball fields with year-round use, SFA reported. That would be enough to attract both regional youth-sports tournaments and serve local needs, SFA reported.

February 7, 2019

Following a formal procurement process that began in May 2018, The Village of Bedford Park, IL has selected Sports Facilities Management (SFM) to manage and operate their new sports tourism-focused facility in 2020 and beyond. SFM joins the team with Village leaders and Hunden Strategic Partners who have been in partnership for the development of Bedford Park near Chicago’s Midway Airport for several years.

March 11, 2019

In the 2018 fiscal year, The Hoover Met Complex out-performed both projected economic impact numbers and budget allocations. The state-of-the-art facility, managed by Sports Facilities Management, created $14.86 million in total economic impact from out of town visitor spending and local events.

January 11, 2019

Following a nation-wide search for a management firm, Elizabethtown Sports Park has selected Sports Facilities Management (SFM) to lead park operations in 2019 and beyond. Since opening to much anticipation in 2012, Elizabethtown Sports Park has been an important sports asset for tourism in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

September 29, 2018

ASHEVILLE — A proposed $26 million indoor sports complex on the one-time site of a Swannanoa blanket manufacturer could spur development and drive tens of thousands of visitors to eastern Buncombe County, a study shows.

August 9, 2018

Dev’s company produces institutional grade financial forecasts for youth and amateur sports complexes and facilities.

August 7, 2018

Andre Carrier, COO of Eureka Casino and Rising Star Sports Ranch, left, was accompanied by Eric Sullivan, Sports Facility Advisory and Management, as they addressed the Mesquite City Council on the need for the city to build more softball and baseball fields and soccer fields as a way to expand the tourism economy. Photo by Barbara Ellestad.

September 29, 2018

The Sports Facilities Management (SFM) has recently announced the latest addition to their national network of successful entertainment, sports and events facilities. Opening in fall of 2019, Apex Sports & Events (APEX) will operate as a premiere sport, entertainment and tournament destination located in the city of Hillsborough, New Jersey.

August 7, 2018

Youth sports program leaders described a need for more regional youth facilities to accommodate local and traveling leagues Monday night before village trustees approved a feasibility study for the construction of a new youth sports complex in Gurnee.

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