Baylor Scott White facility Baylor Scott & White Health Sports Therapy complex recently celebrated its grand opening.

FRISCO, TX—From its retractable glass façade that opens to an indoor/outdoor football field to the strength training room surrounded by glass walls, the new Baylor Scott & White Health Sports Therapy and Research complex puts human health and sports performance on public display. The 300,000-square-foot complex, which recently celebrated its grand opening on the Dallas Cowboys campus, The Star, is an educational opportunity for visitors as much as it is a healthcare destination for athletes.

“We’re seeing a fascinating trend emerge at the intersection of sports performance and healthcare design—one that we think could start a sea change in population health nationwide,” says Don Dethlefs, principal and chair of Perkins+Will’s sports, recreation and entertainment practice. “In each case, our clients have shared one vision: help entire communities achieve holistic health by improving individuals’ physical fitness.”

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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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