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How a $91 million loan on the Marlins ballpark will cost Miami-Dade $1.2 billion - The Economic Time Machine - MiamiHerald.com

How a $91 million loan on the Marlins ballpark will cost Miami-Dade $1.2 billion - The Economic Time Machine - MiamiHerald.com | Sports Facility Management 4474704 | Scoop.it
One small part of the Marlins stadium bonds comes with a large payback.
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A Closer Look at Stadium Subsidies — The American Magazine

A Closer Look at Stadium Subsidies — The American Magazine | Sports Facility Management 4474704 | Scoop.it
Despite what many people believe, professional sports venues typically do not spur large-scale economic activity.
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Keating: Industry of Fear

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In an article for ESPN The Magazine's 9/11 issue, Peter Keating asks if the new security measures stadiums have taken since 9/11 are making fans safer or just more afraid.
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The Department of Homeland Security ranks stadium attack as one of the 12 most devastating possible acts of terrorism.

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The NBA Partners With CAPS To Seize Counterfeit Merchandise At The Finals

The NBA Partners With CAPS To Seize Counterfeit Merchandise At The Finals | Sports Facility Management 4474704 | Scoop.it
Unbeknownst to many NBA fans, exciting activity is not limited to the hardwood during The Finals.  Rather, an entire world of quick moves and strategic plays exists outside of NBA arenas on game days during the NBA Finals.
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Go Green! Sports stadiums save energy

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The green movement identifies sports and its venues as role models.
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Concessions - The Benefits of Outsourcing Concessions

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Outsourcing Concessions

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Amanda Mueller's curator insight, October 23, 2013 6:35 PM

"Many benefits— including capital resources and purchasing power, management expertise and menu flexibility — that can be gained by outsourcing concessions operations to regional or national providers...Athletic departments that outsource concessions enjoy peace of mind from a management standpoint...No matter how concessions contracts are structured, the only way they succeed is if they are perceived to be mutually beneficial for all parties involved."

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USA TODAY Sports investigation: Holes in stadium security

USA TODAY Sports investigation: Holes in stadium security | Sports Facility Management 4474704 | Scoop.it
To prevent another terrorist attack, stadiums and entertainment venues across the nation routinely rely on low-paid, part-time security guards with spotty training and even criminal convictions.
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Top Five Revenue Sources That Drive Value for the NFL | Pellegrino and Associates

Top Five Revenue Sources That Drive Value for the NFL | Pellegrino and Associates | Sports Facility Management 4474704 | Scoop.it
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Addressing risk management and insurance for facility managers

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Although injuries and accidents are always going to occur, various risk management strategies can be used to minimize the potential for injuries and litigation.
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