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 Investment Chapter
The Sports Facilities industry has a moderate capital intensity level due to high labour costs required to operate sports facilities and relatively high capital requirements for stadium and venue construction and completion. Labour is required for a wide range of activities within the industry. For example, groundskeepers are required to maintain and prepare pitches and fields, while staff are required as ushers and to sell food and beverages, clean facilities, serve customers, sell tickets and carry out other miscellaneous customer service roles. In addition, wages are paid to administrative and management staff for various tasks associated with operating sports facilities... purchase to read more