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…

Project Profile: Metal Roofing at Boston Sports Institute

The Versatility of Insulated Metal Panels Drives Sport Facility’s Efficient Design in Suburban Boston 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…

Steward Health Care Acquires Naming Rights to Wellesley Sports Center, Joins as Strength, Conditioning and Physical Therapy Partner

Wellesley, MA – The Wellesley Sports Center and its managing partner ESG Associates (EDGE Sports Group) announced today that Steward Health Care has acquired naming rights for the new sports complex, and will serve as its physical therapy, strength, and conditioning partner. The facility, scheduled to open this summer, will be named the Boston Sports Institute,…