SportsQuest and Shaw Sportexe Partner on Possibly the Largest Artificial Turf Deal in U.S. History

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Previously announced as SportsQuest's exclusive sport field partner, Shaw Sportexe will be responsible for installing a total of 1.7 million square feet of artificial turf on the campus this year. Construction is underway and expected to be completed by year end.

We are pleased with our outstanding partnership with Shaw Sportexe

Shaw Sportexe will begin construction immediately on SportsQuest, a massive sports and entertainment complex located in Midlothian, VA. Previously announced as the campus’ exclusive sport field partner, Shaw Sportexe will be responsible for installing a total of 1.7 million square feet of artificial turf that will consist of 17 sports fields, a one acre lawn and 40,000 square feet of warm-up area. The fields will be used for various sports including soccer, lacrosse, football and field hockey.

The first 1 million square feet of turf will be installed and ready to play on for fall programs. Remaining areas will be completed by December 31st of this year.

“We are pleased with our outstanding partnership with Shaw Sportexe,” said Dr. Steve Burton, SportsQuest CEO. “Our campus is going to be the largest synthetic turf campus in the country and we needed a long-term partner who was committed to help advance our vision and mission. We are on track to open with a full range of recreational, youth development, and high performance programs in eight new sports this fall.” Dr. Burton continued, “We are poised to dramatically change the nature of family engagement in sport tournaments and sport development.”

Vice President for Shaw Sportexe, Tom Enright, commented further, “We are very honored to be chosen by SportsQuest. This is no small task but we are confident that our team of experts will design and construct high quality sports fields that will meet all of SportsQuest’s needs—from durability requirements to safety and performance.”

About Shaw Sportexe
A subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., Shaw Sportexe Is one of the leading synthetic turf companies in North America. Shaw Sportexe has demonstrated industry leadership in both quality and innovation for more than two decades with over 700 successful installations, including an impressive list of high-profile field installations such as the Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers, Buffalo Bills, LSU, University of Arkansas, and many others. For more information on Shaw Sportexe, visit http://www.shawsportexe.com.

About SportsQuest
SportsQuest is a 250 acre sports and family entertainment campus being developed in Chesterfield County, VA. The campus will support recreational, youth development, and high performance programming in 30 sports. SportsQuest will also own and operate a number of professional sports teams, like the IFL league–leading Richmond Revolution, its Indoor Football Team. To learn more visit: http://www.SportsQuest.biz or contact Sheri Crowell by email: scrowell (at) sportsquest (dot) biz.

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