Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Sports and Athletic Field Construction industry has endured a difficult five years, as it continued to feel the burden of the construction market collapse and subsequent recession. Some sports venues reduced investment in upgrades, while colleges and other educational markets postponed projects. In the coming years, the industry is expected to enter a period of growth. As economic growth gains steam, construction projects are projected to revive across the industry's downstream markets.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The Sports and Athletic Field Construction industry installs different types of fields, including native soil, sand-capped and artificial turf.
An estimated 80.0% of industry sports fields are native-soil. Native-soil fields are made of existing soil and are more economical; however, they do have some limitations. While they can stabilize footing and have high nutrient holding capacity, they have poor draining capacities, which inhibit perfect field conditions. According to industry player Premier Turf, unlike sand particles, the silt and clay participles that make up native-soil fields are smaller and have lower water infiltration rates... purchase to read more