A college recreation space converted for gaming use. (Jackie Nguyen / AmpThink) Bob Jordan’s 1337 Facilities is updating colleges for the new era Sports venue consultant Bob Jordan has launched 1337 Facilities, a joint venture to develop esports centers on college campuses and municipal recreation centers.  The firm’s other investors include executives with AmpThink, a builder of Wi-Fi systems at arenas and stadiums; Gary Briggs, CEO of Real Time Strategies and a producer of esports events; and esports entrepreneur Jordan Rambis, son of former NBA player Kurt Rambis.  Together, they’re targeting the grassroots level within the esports community by focusing on the vast opportunities at the college level. 1337 Facilities charges a fee for its services. In turn, it provides a turnkey solution, from concept to design, construction and operations. The vision is to retrofit recreational facilities on campus to become esports environments where students can play video games in… Continue Reading The ‘Elite’ of Campus Esports: Retrofits

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