Cotton Bowl Stadium at Fair Park is home to the annual college football game between Texas and Oklahoma. (Kevin Brown / State Fair of Texas) Fair Park’s new manager making plans to improve 277-acre Dallas complex Spectra has its hands full in Dallas, charged with revitalizing historic Fair Park, home of the State Fair of Texas and multiple sports and entertainment venues. In January, the facility management firm officially took over operations of the 277-acre property. Spectra signed a 20-year deal with Fair Park First, a nonprofit whose mission is to restore the complex. It’s a big move for the city of Dallas, whose park and recreation department ran Fair Park for decades before handing the reins to Fair Park First to strengthen its future growth. Spectra named Peter Sullivan, an industry veteran whose resume extends to NFL stadiums in Jacksonville, Pittsburgh and Phoenix, as Fair Park’s general manager. His… Continue Reading Spectra Has Big Plans in Big D

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