What is ‘new normal’ for stadiums, arenas?

Sharing an interesting article written By LEN MOSER – GUEST COLUMNIST | As seen in Orlando Sentinel – June 7, 2020. Len Moser is vice president of Barton Malow Builders’ national sports division.


Stay-at-home orders are lifted, businesses across Central Florida are implementing the state’s guidelines for reopening, and larger institutions — like theme parks, school districts and public universities — are submitting plans for how they will ensure the safe return of those they serve. Meanwhile, residents have more questions than answers. How will I know when it’s safe to travel, send my kids back to school, or go to the gym? Will college football be back in the fall? When will live concerts return to stadiums and arenas? From aviation and retail to amusement parks and attractions, industries that serve the general public are being challenged to create safe environments and pleasant experiences in a post-coronavirus world. Likewise, sports venues are exploring what their “new normal” might look like for the athletes, entertainers, event staff and fans. Read Full Article


In an exert from the article:  Our firm was recently awarded the $60 million improvement project for Camping World Stadium in collaboration with The COLLAGE Companies and JCB Construction. We are in significant discussions around what modifications and upgrades will be necessary to prepare that facility, as well as other sports venue projects, for the return of fans in a COVID-19 environment.


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