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 2014-15, the industry benefited from rising health awareness and increasing demand for major sporting venues leading up to and during the London Olympics... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Revenue derived within the Sports Facilities industry differs across geographic regions largely due to differences in average income, population and the number and popularity of major sporting teams.
London accounts for the biggest proportion of industry revenue, at an estimated 21.6%. This is due to the large number of sports stadiums and facilities in London, the number of sports and other events held in stadiums and venues, the high population concentration and relatively high average wages. Wealthy people are more likely to exercise frequently and use sporting facilities.
The South East and North West
The second-largest region for the industry is the South East, which is estimated to account for 20.2% of industry revenue... purchase to read more