Universities http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7549/more en Property Briefs: Anytime Fitness Plans Major Growth in Indiana, LA Fitness and Life Time Acquire New Properties http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-anytime-fitness-plans-major-growth-indiana-la-fitness-and-life-time-acquire- <div class="node-body article-body">Anytime Fitness is planning multiple club openings throughout Northwest Indiana in 2017, and LA Fitness and Life Time Fitness are eying new properties in Tennessee and Oklahoma, respectively.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-anytime-fitness-plans-major-growth-indiana-la-fitness-and-life-time-acquire-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-anytime-fitness-plans-major-growth-indiana-la-fitness-and-life-time-acquire-#comments For-profits Universities Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:20:00 +0000 60771 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Anytime Fitness is targeting nine new locations in Indiana&#39;s Calumet Region. The clubs are expected to open throughout 2017 and potentially into 2018. (Photo courtesy Anytime Fitness.)</p> University of Rhode Island Fitness Center Earns LEED Gold Certification http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-rhode-island-fitness-center-earns-leed-gold-certification <div class="node-body article-body">The 33,000-square-foot Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center at the University of Rhode Island earned a LEED Gold certification, the second-highest the offered by the U.S. Green Building Council. The center was formerly a dining hall before the university embarked on an $11 million renovation project that, in 2013, transformed the building.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-rhode-island-fitness-center-earns-leed-gold-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-rhode-island-fitness-center-earns-leed-gold-certification#comments Universities Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:30:00 +0000 60721 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The U.S. Green Building Council recognized the Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center for its use of sustainable bamboo flooring, rubber flooring made from recycled materials and hydration stations aimed at reducing the use of disposable bottles. (Photo by Joe Giblin.)</p> Syracuse University Suing Own Law Firm Over Failed Contract to Build Fitness Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/syracuse-university-suing-own-law-firm-over-failed-contract-build-fitness-center <div class="node-body article-body">Syracuse University is claiming lawyers from Bond, Schoeneck & King failed to include a key liability clause in a project development contract with Cameron Hill Construction. The university broke off this contract in 2014 and was subsequently sued by Cameron Hill.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/syracuse-university-suing-own-law-firm-over-failed-contract-build-fitness-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/syracuse-university-suing-own-law-firm-over-failed-contract-build-fitness-center#comments Universities Wed, 21 Dec 2016 22:25:00 +0000 60241 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The abandoned 85,000-square-foot multi-use complex would have occupied a parcel of university-owned land at the corner of University Avenue and East Adams Street in Syracuse. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Texas Tech Embraces Functional Fitness with Raider Escape Room http://clubindustry.com/universities/texas-tech-embraces-functional-fitness-raider-escape-room <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Texas Tech University has partnered with Escape Fitness and Marathon Fitness to transform two dormant racquetball courts into a functional fitness training facility on its Lubbock campus&mdash;the first of its kind among Lone Star state universities.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/texas-tech-embraces-functional-fitness-raider-escape-room" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/texas-tech-embraces-functional-fitness-raider-escape-room#comments Manufacturers Universities Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:15:00 +0000 59811 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The 1,600-square-foot Raider Escape Room features functional training equipment from Escape Fitness and Marathon Fitness. (Photo courtesy Texas Tech University.)</p> Property Briefs: Healthtrax Opens Renovated Space, Dallas YMCA Re-Opens, Omaha YMCA to Expand http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-healthtrax-opens-renovated-space-dallas-ymca-re-opens-omaha-ymca-expand <div class="node-body article-body">The fitness industry saw renovations, openings and closings during the past few weeks from companies such as Healthtrax Fitness & Wellness, the Moody Family YMCA, the YMCA of Greater Omaha, Andrews University and more. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-healthtrax-opens-renovated-space-dallas-ymca-re-opens-omaha-ymca-expand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-healthtrax-opens-renovated-space-dallas-ymca-re-opens-omaha-ymca-expand#comments For-profits Universities Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:36:00 +0000 58431 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Healthtrax Fitness &amp; Wellness CEO Steve Capezzone&nbsp;(center with scissors)&nbsp;and colleagues cut the ribbon for the company&#39;s renovated Newington, Connecticut,&nbsp;location. (Photo courtesy&nbsp;Healthtrax.)</p> Property Briefs: Wellness Center Closes, YMCA Partners with College, University Opens Rec Center http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-wellness-center-closes-ymca-partners-college-university-opens-rec-center <div class="node-body article-body">Orlando Health, University of Tampa, Lee County YMCA and others make moves to close, open or partner on fitness facilities. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-wellness-center-closes-ymca-partners-college-university-opens-rec-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-wellness-center-closes-ymca-partners-college-university-opens-rec-center#comments For-profits Medical Nonprofits Universities Tue, 06 Sep 2016 22:04:00 +0000 57771 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Some of the latest gym openings and remodels involve YMCAs and university rec centers. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Property Briefs: University Opens $52 Million Rec Center, Colts Owner Donates to Local YMCA http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-university-opens-52-million-rec-center-colts-owner-donates-local-ymca <div class="node-body article-body">The owner of the Indianapolis Colts accelerates local YMCA developments, and Worcester State University and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital unveil new fitness centers.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-university-opens-52-million-rec-center-colts-owner-donates-local-ymca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-university-opens-52-million-rec-center-colts-owner-donates-local-ymca#comments For-profits Medical Nonprofits Universities Tue, 06 Sep 2016 22:04:00 +0000 58051 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Some of the latest gym openings and remodels involve YMCAs and university and medical fitness centers. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Debuts Rec and Wellness Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-arkansas-fort-smith-debuts-rec-and-wellness-center <div class="node-body article-body">The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith opened its new $11 million, 47,000-square-foot rec and wellness center this week after students voted to pay a $100 per semester fee to get it built. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-arkansas-fort-smith-debuts-rec-and-wellness-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-arkansas-fort-smith-debuts-rec-and-wellness-center#comments Universities Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:11:00 +0000 57471 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Groundbreaking for the $11 million rec and wellness center at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith occurred in spring 2014. The official opening happened Aug. 22. (Photo courtesy the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.)</p> College of William & Mary to Build Wellness Center Separate from Rec Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/college-william-mary-build-wellness-center-separate-rec-center <div class="node-body article-body">The College of William & Mary plans to open a $17 million, 28,600-square-foot wellness center in 2018, but the center will not include fitness offerings, which will continue to be offered in the LEED-certified rec center built in 2006. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/college-william-mary-build-wellness-center-separate-rec-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/college-william-mary-build-wellness-center-separate-rec-center#comments Universities Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:23:00 +0000 57211 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The College of William &amp; Mary plans to open a wellness center in 2018 with construction to begin in spring 2017.&nbsp;(Rendering courtesy College of William &amp; Mary.)</p> Property Briefs: SoulCycle Expanding in Boston, Planet Fitness in Los Angeles, Orangetheory Fitness in Hawaii http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-soulcycle-expanding-boston-planet-fitness-los-angeles-orangetheory-fitness-h <div class="node-body article-body">Club Industry's property briefs features recent notable openings, real estate transactions and renovations in the health club industry. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-soulcycle-expanding-boston-planet-fitness-los-angeles-orangetheory-fitness-h" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-soulcycle-expanding-boston-planet-fitness-los-angeles-orangetheory-fitness-h#comments anytime fitness For-profits Wellness Nonprofits Universities equinox Gold's Gym planet fitness Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:29:00 +0000 56281 at http://clubindustry.com <p><span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="SoulCycle">SoulCycle</span>&nbsp;will open two new locations in Boston next year, according to a media report. Pictured here is the SoulCycle studio in Malibu, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for&nbsp;SoulCycle.)</p>