Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Sports Facilities industry contains two main types of sports facilities: large, professional sports venues and stadiums where many people are able to view professional sporting events; and smaller, local sports venues that may or may not have spectator seating and where members of the public can participate in sporting and other activities. A wide range of professional and amateur sports groups use these facilities, usually leasing them from the owners or operators. A range of entertainment, cultural and other events can also be hosted in the industry's establishments.
During the five years through 2013-14, the industry benefited from rising health awareness and increasing demand for major sporting venues leading up to and during the Olympics... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Sports Facilities industry has a low industry concentration level as there are a very high number of sports stadiums and facilities across the United Kingdom, with even the largest ones having limited market share. The top four companies in the industry account for 9.7% of industry revenue. The largest organisation in the industry, the Football Association Limited (which owns and operates Wembley Stadium), is estimated to only account for 3.2% of industry revenue in 2013-14.
Industry concentration has remained relatively stable in the past five years due to the diverse nature of the industry's facilities and geographic limitations for the expansion of companies in the industry. Industry concentration is expected to remain low over the five years through 2018-19... purchase to read more