Entries by ESG Associates Inc

Inside the environmentally-conscious Boston Sports Institute

Boston, known for its dense saturation of academic institutions and leading sports teams, possesses an ironic gap within its metro-suburban landscape – that of a professional grade practice facility. Enter the sports ecosystem, a mixed-use concept where community and consumer value chain are new business partners. Identifying a unique opportunity, Edge Sports Group (ESG) conceptualized […]

Boston Sports Institute – 2019 Building of the Year – Community / Recreational

The Boston Sports Institute by BARNES buildings & management group earned Metallic’s 2019 Building of the Year award for the Community / Recreational category. This is a well-deserve award given the magnitude of this project and the extraordinary recreation features and inclusions that take this project over the top. Project Overview: This project consists of four buildings to […]

Energy-Efficient Sports Hub

Located in a suburb of MetroWest Boston, the Boston Sports Institute in Wellesley, Mass., is a 130,000-square-foot multiuse recreation facility with two hockey ice arenas, a synthetic turf field, track, pool, warm-up pool, sports rehabilitation area and strength training space. Located in a collegiate town, the facility provides ice and pool time for local schools, and can […]

Boston Sports Institute

Sports facilities are unique environments that face varying environmental conditions from both within and outside the structure. In evaluating building materials, client and builder seek proven solutions for meeting environmental requirements, codes and long-term durability without forsaking the art of design. Enter the new Boston Sports Institute (BSI), a 130,000 square foot multi-use recreation facility […]

Feature of the Month: Science of play – meet the new 130,000 s/f Boston Sports Institute – by Lauren Nowicki

What underlies the value of play?  While some speak of the enchantment of winning, today’s social and economic motivators indelibly integrate teamwork, achievement and self-discipline with business profitability. Propelled by technology, activism and cultural changes, sports has become a powerful entertainer – a content creator and media draw. Enter the sports ecosystem, a mixed-use concept […]

Dacon Projects Win Awards

Dacon’s work on the new Boston Sports Institute in Natick received Metl-Span’s Building of the Month Award.  This 130,000sf professional grade facility encompasses sports functions and related commercial businesses in a communal environment.  Managing demands from multiple interior environments was a key factor in overall design and material selections. The exterior wall assembly was based […]

Project Connect hosts volleyball tourney to benefit Ellie Fund at Thayer Sports Center – An Edge Sports Group Property

Project Connect organized a fundraiser volleyball tournament Friday, Dec. 6 for The Ellie Fund. The night of volleyball began at 7 p.m. and ended at 2:30 a.m. The tournament consisted of 21 teams playing, with three divisions. Project Connect is a local nonprofit based out of the South Shore, founded by Jazna Stannard and Sierra […]

First Commercial Deal at The Downs Draws Bay State Company to Maine

SCARBOROUGH, Maine, April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Downs development team, Crossroads Holdings LLC, today announces that ESG Associates Inc., a company specializing in recreational developments, has signed an agreement to pursue an athletic venue at The Downs. The Scarborough facility could include pools, ice rinks, indoor and outdoor fields, spectator areas, and other activity space. Currently, EDGE Sports Group […]