According to Forbes, the sporting industry is expected to be worth $73.5 billion by 2019. Many collegiate athletic departments are looking to gain whatever competitive advantage they can, while keeping costs to a minimum. More universities are using a fabric-covered building as a training center. This can prove to be an affordable investment.
Why A Fabric-Covered Building?
A 2014 report by Washington Post showed that 28 top U.S. universities spent more money than they made back in their athletic department.
One way to improve daily operations and recoup cost is by investing in an indoor facility. Such an investment allows athletes to train year-round when the weather prohibits outdoor training. A fabric-covered building makes for a versatile and cost-effective multi-sport facility.
Fabric buildings have great height and clearance, allowing athletes to utilize as much of the space as possible. These types of structures also don’t require internal supports, which creates an open and airy atmosphere. Continue Reading →