The Importance of Your Facility Site Assessment

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Branding, Budget and Project Scope 

The branding, budget and project scope of your new fitness center can be created and developed during an initial site assessment, creating a conceptual, state-of-the-art facility plan. Certified specialists may check your facility’s spatial design, traffic patterns and lines of sight, wiring and outlets, CATV needs, eco-lighting, equipment brands, cardio and strength machine placement, and many other tasks required during a comprehensive fitness and wellness facility assessment.

Whether your health and fitness space is in a residential multi-family complex, a commercial gym, or in an university athletic center, the detailed physical and architectural examination during the assessment creates the overarching strategy and blueprint for building around specific budget needs, project scope, detailed safety concerns – and don’t forget the timely delivery, installation, and testing of all exercise equipment and fitness accessories.

“The combination of the client’s facility and vision with an expert site assessment is critical in developing the go-forward strategy and plan for a state-of-the-art facility,” says Bob Burgess, president of Heartline Fitness Systems.

Commercial Fitness Facility Site Assessment

In the United States, over 54 million Americans paid gym membership fees in 2014, and actual visits to fitness centers exceeded five billion in 2016. Plus, the average health club member visited their gym over 100 times in 2017–an all-time high!

Gym and studio memberships have grown by nearly 20% since 2008, and the trend continues to accelerate. In the United States, there are approximately 34,000 commercial fitness centers – an increase of 6.4% versus 2013. In 2014, revenue increased 7.4% to $24.2 billion compared to $22.4 billion in 2013.

If you’re not looking at your fitness facility as a key performance indicator for member/tenant retention and owner/HOA value enhancement, we need to talk. Check out the NAA Amenities Report for more info on just this type of analysis.

Download an example of our facility assessment here.

Preventive Maintenance and Repair Plans

After your informative and methodical site assessment from our motivated staff, Heartline Fitness can offer three distinct Preventive Maintenance Programs designed to keep your equipment working safely and efficiently for the long haul.

“Developing a detailed equipment maintenance plan-based equipment brands, aging, and general wear-and-tear will dramatically reduce the frequency of repairs and extend equipment longevity,” says Jeff Shipman, president of Heartline Technical Services. “We can support a client’s amenity fitness center with $7 million of umbrella liability coverage, providing further community and management peace of mind.”

Multi-Family Fitness Site Assessment

We work with property and building management to stay within budget and create an engaging environment for your tenants and the local community. You deserve a comprehensive design experience (and equipment maintenance follow-through) with member safety and user experience at the top of our to-do lists.

Heartline Fitness understands the importance of stellar customer service and keeping your equipment in tip-top operating order. Clients demand a clean, safe and reliable experience when it comes to their amenity fitness centers, and we always deliver. We have 32 seasoned and certified equipment technicians, covering Heartline’s Maine to Miami territory. We can offer a variety of maintenance agreements and assessment services to ensure your peace of mind, and meet your budget. Let’s talk about your top-to-bottom fitness site assessment today, and we’ll guide you on how to activate your wellness amenities to create community and tenant retention.