Accession Number:

ADA315032

Title:

The Construction of Professional Sports Arenas: Funding and Politics.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

FLORIDA UNIV GAINESVILLE COLL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

89.0

Abstract:

This report attempts to analyze the many dynamics of professional sports as they relate to the construction of arenas and stadiums by examining 1 The reasons sports teams are viewed with such importance by the cities that have, or wish to have, them 2 why the stadiums and arenas they play in, and the revenues these venues produce, are of such interest to the teams 3 how these facilities actually produce the much-desired revenues 4 how many of todays stadium projects are funded and 5 the tangential issues interacting with pro sports that may affect future stadium projects and the leagues themselves.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE