SFA conducted community user group and stakeholder interviews, as well as producing planning documentation. SFA then produced a financial forecast to provide insight into the financial potential of the project.
The City of Show Low is a destination in the Arizona White Mountains with a strong tourism industry, especially in the summer months. The City recognized the need to expand its tourism season and identified indoor sports and events as the turnkey.
Over the last 20 years, Hillsborough County has tested several different policies related to athletic field development, operations, maintenance, and improvement plans. Some parts of the County have seen enhancements in assets and programs, while other areas have not for many reasons.
In 2017, parents and community members paid visit to the City of West Des Moines to propose the building of a new athletic complex. The idea came from the concerning shortage of local space for youth athletic teams/organizations to practice hockey and other sports.