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Excerpts — Managing Sport Facilities-3rd Edition

Planning for future facilities requires careful forecasting and community support

Future facilities raise numerous concerns such as where to build, what to build, and how to pay for the facility. Only through effective planning can a facility be developed that meets the greatest current needs, anticipates future needs, and causes the least amount of harm.

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The processes involved in renovating a football field

In spring 2007, bulldozers started removing the grass turf at the Hall High School field in West Hartford, Connecticut. After examining the cost - benefit analysis for installing an artificial turf field, West Hartford decided to replace both high school grass fields with artificial turf systems.

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A successful facility manager's daily duties and necessary skillset

A facility manager is the person responsible for coordinating all the employees and entities involved in the facility to ensure that they work on behalf of the facility and help meet its short- and long-term goals and objectives.

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