By Construction Dive Dive Brief: Madison Square Garden Entertainment increased the price tag for the MSG Sphere project in Las Vegas to close to $2.18 billion, up from its prior estimate of approximately $2 billion, according to its fiscal 2023 first quarter earnings report, a 9% incr
By Hilarie Carpenter The Grand Rapids-Kent County (MI) Convention/Arena Authority (CAA) announced the appointment of Michael B. Verhulst by Experience Grand Rapids to the seven-member board that oversees DeVos Place, DeVos Performance Hall and Van Andel Arena. Verhulst was officially
(Editor’s Note: The first time I met Steve Romer was on his home turf of Sydney, Australia back in 2009. I was on a whirlwind two-week assignment for then Facility Manager magazine and Sydney would be my final stop and where I would meet a number of venue managers from throughou
By Teresa Shum Emmanuel “Manny” Thomas has been named General Manager of Hard Rock Live at Seminole/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood (FL). In his new role, Thomas will oversee and manage all venue operations for the 6,500-seat venue. Since its 2019 expansion, Hard Rock Live has
By R.V. Baugus We already know that a large number of IAVM members make a difference in their community beyond the work that they perform at their venue. No surprise there at all. If you are not more involved in your local community, we encourage you to find a special place to serve.