10
Feb

Field Station: Dinosaurs — Modern Fabric Structures for a Prehistoric Theme Park

The Setting: One of the Best Spots for Dinosaur Fans in the World Field Station: Dinosaurs is a fun and educational dinosaur-based theme camp designed for families with children, with locations in both New Jersey and Kansas. With full-size, scientifically accurate animatronic dinosaurs, live shows, and interactive exhibits, it’s no wonder that Fodor’s named Field Station: Dinosaurs one of the

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3
Feb

Cabins by the Sea: WeatherPort Provides Private Cabins for Campus by the Sea

Campus by the Sea is a camping ministry for university students and staff as well as a gorgeous retreat destination and rental facility for churches, nonprofit organizations, school programs, and other conferences. When Campus by the Sea needed to replace some of their guest accommodations, they turned to private cabins from WeatherPort Shelter Systems™. The Setting: California’s Best Ministry Camp

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27
Jan

A Backyard Canopy That Stands Up to Colorado Weather

Colorado resident John Sanford was looking for a multipurpose canopy to use in his backyard. He found his solution in WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. The Project Needs: A Canopy Made for Colorado After buying a house about five years ago, John decided to buy some kind of movable structure to put up in his backyard. His main requirements were that it

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21
Jan

Best Outdoor Activities in Colorado

Visiting Colorado and want to make the most of your time in the Centennial State? Colorado is known for its breathtaking natural scenery and active, outdoorsy residents. Experience “Colorful Colorado” for yourself with these five adventurous outdoor activities. Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours offers everything you need for a one-of-a-kind outdoor

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10
Jan

A Match Made in Colorado: Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours Now Offers Guests Luxury Yurt Accommodations

The Setting: Colorado’s Best Rafting and Zip Line Touring Company Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours is Colorado’s premier white-water rafting, zip line tour, and vacation rental company for individuals and families seeking a fun-filled and adventurous getaway! They are located in Cañon City, about an hour’s drive from Colorado Springs and two hours from Denver. In addition to

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17
Dec

Why You Should Consider Yurts for Vacation Rentals

A growing number of people are going small with their living spaces as part of a movement that’s been rising in popularity for the past decade. Known as the Tiny House Movement, the idea is that people live a simpler, more cost-effective lifestyle in a smaller space. These smaller spaces include a wide range of house types and styles, but

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12
Dec

Yurts vs. Cabins: Choosing the Best Experience

Whether you are building a cozy structure for the piece of land you bought in the woods or adding new options to your vacation rentals, both cabins and yurts are common choices. Here are some factors to keep in mind when deciding which to go with. Aesthetics of a Log Cabin vs. Yurt If you’re running a campground or Airbnb,

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10
Jul

Advantages of Improving Parks, Community Facilities, and Event Spaces With Fabric Structures

Public facilities are an essential part of a healthy, thriving community. In a recent survey, the Center for Active Design (CfAD) found that people that live near popular parks report a more significant community connection and satisfaction with local government. Community event spaces bring ideas, culture, and entertainment to everyone in the community, including those that might not otherwise have

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3
Apr

How to Heat Your Greenhouse and Extend Your Growing Season Through Winter

For many gardeners and outdoor enthusiasts, the winter season puts a stop to most – if not all – gardening activities. It’s just too cold and the weather is too volatile. Backyard greenhouses can extend your growing season (and therefore your gardening activities) for much longer, and in many cases, a greenhouse can lead to year-round production for your enclosed

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13
Dec

Guide to Building or Expanding Summer Camps

In the U.S., the business of summer camps is an $18 billion industry, providing memory making experiences for over 14 million people every year. Summer camps provide participants a chance to make friends, develop skills, and discover new interests. Despite the cold winter weather, now is the time to start thinking about the return of those warm summer days and

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6
Nov

How Engineered Fabric Buildings Can Build Top-Performing Car Dealerships

The automobile has held its grip on the American imagination ever since the post-war boom. Selling cars can be a lucrative business, and the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) reports that used car sales are set to reach their highest level since 2015. The public demands affordable vehicles, and dealers are responding by emphasizing their used vehicle operations. You may

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20
Oct

Strategies to Increase Your Food Truck Revenue

The food truck culture has taken the country by storm, growing at a rate of almost 8 percent per year, bringing in an estimated $2.7 billion in sales in 2017. Buying a truck and outfitting it for business is only part of the process. Truck owners need to have a good strategy for maximizing their earning potential. Branding is Crucial

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9
Oct

How Tensioned Fabric Buildings Provide Additional Revenue Streams for Hotels and Resorts

Hotels, spas and golf courses can augment their existing revenue-generating channels with fabric structures for a wide range of applications. From providing covered outdoor seating to serve more guests, to offering event tents and canopies for local artisans to rent and sell their wares, hotels and resorts should strongly consider the opportunities for more revenue, presented by engineered fabric buildings.

28
Sep

Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

Canada recently passed bill C-45, otherwise known as the Cannabis Act. According to the Marijuana Policy Project’s website, starting on October 17, 2018, it will be legal for licensed business entities to commercially grow, sell, and distribute medical and adult-use cannabis. Individual provinces will determine the legal age limits, whether private or government retailers will sell cannabis, as well as

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10
Aug

Fabric Buildings Create Innovative Indoor Recreational Facilities

There are many benefits of public sports facilities and fitness centers, and engineered structures offer the versatility and durability to make these facilities most beneficial.

24
Jul

Start Planning for Your Winter Vehicle and Equipment Storage Needs Now!

Although winter is still months away, it’s time to start thinking about the seasonal protection of your summer vehicles and equipment. WeatherPort has the durable, long-lasting structures you need to maintain the functionality and condition of your RV, motorcycle, boat, and other summer vehicles.

29
Jun

How Parking Lot Structures Create Covered Parking Spaces

Parking lot structures are used to create covered parking spaces intended to protect vehicles as well as keep customers, employees, and executives comfortable from unfavorable weather conditions. Whether it’s saving a windshield from baseball-sized hail or saving someone from having to sit on a blistering hot leather seat that has been baking all day in the relentless summer sun, covered

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18
May

Strategies for Off-Season Ski Resort Upgrades and Renovations

There’s no surprise that the foundation of any ski town is the skiing. The National Ski Areas Association has reported, however, that skiing has been on the decline over the past decade. Additionally, there are very real fears about where the industry is headed with the stress climate change is already putting on winter sports. The Four Season Ski Resort

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12
May

Benefits of Using Mobile Field Stations to Manage Natural Resources

Human activity fundamentally, and often irreversibly, alters the natural world, its available resources, and how it functions. Today, ecologists are hard-pressed to provide accurate information about the current status of the ever-changing environment. This pressure comes from the need to know how to manage natural resources to avoid critical resource scarcity, ecosystem sustainability and degradation, and understanding the planet’s mechanisms

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2
Apr

Elevating Guest Experiences with Better Golf Course Facilities

No matter how pretty a golf course is, or how well the grounds are maintained, golf courses that lack quality facilities and amenities that don’t cater to the range of needs from beginner to professional golfers, will lose the ability to attract and retain business. As with many customer-oriented entertainment industries, the quality of many parts work together to create

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