November 21, 2013

Atlanta Braves Bank on Mixed-use Plans

Behind Atlanta Braves' Homeplate

(From Sports Business Journal, November 18, 2013) ┬áThe Atlanta Braves are beginning the process of building a new stadium in Cobb County. One reason they want to do this is to create more mixed-use developments around the ballpark. They have seen what other ball clubs have been doing with their stadiums, and they want to […]

November 7, 2013

USC Short-Lists Architects for Memorial Coliseum Upgrades

USC plans to renovate the Memorial Colisuem

(From Sports Business Journal, November 4, 2013) USC is starting the process of renovating the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. They are looking for an architect that is qualified to upgrade the 92-year-old stadium. They started by selecting six architecture firms to compete for the position in the Master Facilities Renovation and Development Feasibility Plan. Out […]

September 26, 2013

Owner Calls Dwindling Crowds ‘Depressing’

The Oakland A's stadium.

(from USA Today, September 18,2013) MLB teams have been noticing more and more empty seats in their ballparks. The Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland Athletics, and Cleveland Indians have been surprised with the lack of turnout to their regular season games considering how well they have been playing. The Rays are tied with the Texas Rangers […]

September 12, 2013

Packers Fans Take Lambeau Leap into Inclusive Seats in New End Zone Addition

Lambeau Field has added new seating to the stadium.

(from Sports Business Journal, September 2, 2013) Green Bay Packers fans can expect new things at their stadium this season. Lambeau Field adapted a new inclusive ticket concept that created a $143 million addition to the stadium. The construction added 7,000 seats on five levels. It includes four indoor lounges that offer complementary food and […]