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Sports Facilities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Sports Facilities Market Research Report | SIC R93.110 | Oct 2013

Ready, set, go: The industry is expected to gather speed despite economic hurdle

IBISWorld’s Sports Facilities market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
The Football Association Limited The Football Association Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
108,500
Businesses
3,259
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

 


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What is the Sports Facilities Industry?

Firms within this industry operate facilities for indoor or outdoor sports events. These facilities and stadiums may be open, closed or covered, and may or may not have spectator seating. These firms carry out the organisation and operation of outdoor and indoor sports events for professionals or amateurs, using their own facilities. The industry also includes managing and providing staff to operate these facilities.

Industry Products
Corporate box leasingTicketingRental and leasing of facilitiesFood and beveragesMerchandiseGrants and donations
 
Industry Activities
Football, hockey, cricket and rugby stadium operationCar, dog and horse racetrack operationSwimming pool and stadium operationTrack and field stadium operationWinter sports arena and stadium operationIce hockey arena operationBoxing arena operationGolf course operationBowling lane operationTennis and squash court operation


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