Barclays Center Declared "Facility Of The Year"

Updated: May 23, 2013

All the credit in the world needs to go to Nets CEO Brett Yormark for making the Barclays Center one of the premier arenas in all of sports.  The arena is everything the Nets and their fans could have imagined and then some.

Congrats to Brett Yormark and the entire Brooklyn Nets organization.


Sports Business Daily

“It was quite a journey,” said Yormark, adding that the Barclays Center has held 157 events, attracting 1.7 million people since opening with a series of Jay-Z concerts on September 28. “This is a culmination of an incredible journey, and it really is quite humbling.”

Having lived through opening an arena in some of the most trying economic times of the last 80 years, Yormark offered this advice to anyone with plans to open an even newer arena: Barclays Outside“Adapt to the changes. It will never end up the way it started, which was certainly the case for us more than most. We ended up making a lot of changes along the way, and most were changes for the better.”[/quote_simple]


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