The Construction of Professional Sports Arenas: Funding and Politics.
FLORIDA UNIV GAINESVILLE COLL OF ENGINEERING
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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.
- Economics and Cost Analysis
- Structural Engineering and Building Technology
- Humanities and History