Barclays Center

Forest City Enterprises makes payment to maintain stake in Nets, still actively looking for buyer

Mikhail Prokhorov (left) and Bruce Ratner during Barclays Center construction. (AP)

Forest City Enterprises, the management and development company owned by Bruce Ratner that owns 20 percent of the Brooklyn Nets and 55 percent of Barclays Center through its subsidiary Nets Sports & Entertainment, paid $26.8 million in capital calls/fees yesterday to protect its ownership stake in the team. NS&E faced the potential of seeing the […]

Here’s what the Barclays Center “green roof” looks like (VIDEO)

Barclays Center (AP)

Barclays Center’s latest development is getting closer to completion. Though it caused some unforseen issues, most notably a mid-game roof leak in December, Barclays Center’s “green roof” is nearing completion, as the above video from Architect Newspaper shows in an interview with Linda Chiarelli, Deputy Director of Construction at Forest City Ratner. The grassy roof […]

Barclays Center files trademarks for two Brooklyn Hockey logos

(Via NetsDaily)

(Via NetsDaily) NetsDaily discovered that Brooklyn Arena LLC, the company that runs the Barclays Center, had filed for trademarks on two hockey-related logos. The logos, filed on February 12th and 17th, however, will likely not have anything to do with the Islanders’ eventual rebranding as they prepare to move to Brooklyn next year. Despite some […]

Barclays Center Construction Worker Killed By Falling Beams

Barclays Center construction worker Peter Zepf was crushed to death by falling beams while working on installing Barclays Center’s green roof Tuesday afternoon, according to various reports. Gothamist reported that the 52-year-old worker was moved to Brooklyn Hospital in critical condition, while the New York Daily News reports, citing “police sources,” that the man was […]

March Madness comes to Barclays Center

Kevin Ollie

March Madness is Brooklyn-Bound. Barclays Center will host the first and second rounds of the East Regional of March Madness, 2016’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, the NCAA and the arena’s personnel announced today. “We are excited to host one of the world’s greatest sporting events in a venue that has become the center of college basketball […]

7 Ways The Nets Can Improve Their In-Arena Fan Experience: Thoughts from a Season Ticket Holder

7 Ways The Nets Can Improve Their In-Arena Fan Experience: Thoughts from a Season Ticket Holder

We can all agree that the Brooklyn Nets 2013-14 season was a strange one. The Pierce/Garnett experiment, the return of a favorite son in Jason Kidd, the loss of Brook Lopez, that crazy small—big-ball second half, a memorable first-round playoff series win, and an ignominious second round playoff exit. A constant throughout was Barclays Center […]