The opening of a sports, recreation, event or wellness venue is a multi-faceted process that involves many moving parts that often must occur simultaneously for projects to be finished on-time and on-budget. Having a roadmap for the completion and successful opening of your venue, complete with deadlines and timeframes for all phases of project development, is possible with SFM Strategic Planning and Operational Timeline services.
SFM’s operational timeline provides a comprehensive set of tasks and strategies that are ordered sequentially with date-driven objectives and check points. With the goal of taking a project from groundbreaking to grand opening, this detailed system was created to develop an operationally efficient facility, form a well-trained staff, build a robust marketing database, and establish a full book of events and programming. Each component of the operational timeline includes a series of tasks with corresponding timeframes for completion, deadlines, and task dependencies.
While operational timelines are customized to the details of each project, many encompass the following components:
Our industry-leading facility management team has a deep understanding of best practices for launching innovative destinations that are operationally efficient, provide an unparalleled guest experience, and meet the goals of owners and stakeholders. Through these best practices, we’ve developed tools that have guided the process for opening many of the nation’s elite youth sports, recreation, and event destinations. Facilities that now drive over 25 million visits annually.