American Skating Entertainment Centers Teams Up with Robert Martin Company and Diamond Properties to Acquire the House of Sports in Ardsley, NY

Elmsford, NY, August 20, 2015 – American Skating Entertainment Centers, LLC, (“ASEC”) the largest independent owner/operator of ice skating and indoor sports facilities in the United States, has partnered with Robert Martin Company and Diamond Properties to acquire the House of Sports. Constructed in 2012, the House of Sports is a 100,000 square foot, state-of-the-art indoor sports facility offering lacrosse, basketball, soccer, baseball, volleyball, camps, birthday parties, and Athletic Republic performance training.

“We are extremely excited about the opportunity to purchase this incredible sports property, accelerating our growth and demonstrating our commitment to Westchester County”, stated Shane Coppola Chairman and CEO of ASEC.  “House of Sports will complement our successful Westchester Skating Academy and Playland Ice facilities allowing us to continue to provide the best sports and recreation experiences for the residents of the County and the tri-state region.  We will leverage our experience and reputation for outstanding customer service to transform House of Sports into the most popular and well-respected indoor sports business in the United States.”

Frank Lombardy, General Manager of House of Sports, commented, “I truly believe that this is a great opportunity for our customers, coaches, employees, and partners.  Under ASEC’s leadership, best-in-class customer service, and operating standards, we are confident that we can take House of Sports to the next level.  We will continue to offer all of our sports programming and work more proactively to attract Westchester-based youth sports organizations to our facility.”

To learn more about the House of Sports, please visit or call Frank Lombardy, General Manager, at 914-479-5419.

About ASEC

Founded in 2006, ASEC is the largest owner/operator of ice skating and indoor sports facilities in the United States.  Headquartered in Westchester County, NY, ASEC operates 17 facilities in New York, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Arizona, and California, including the iconic Toyota Sports Center in Los Angeles, which is home to the LA Kings and LA Lakers.  For more information on ASEC, please visit our corporate website at

About Robert Martin Company

Robert Martin Company, headquartered in Elmsford, NY, has been a leader in real estate investment, development and management for over 55 years.  Emerging from its start as a local home builder and becoming, for several decades, Westchester County’s largest diversified developer and builder, Robert Martin Company has developed and acquired over 20 million square feet of real estate across virtually every asset class.  Today, RMC and its affiliates continue to hold real estate that includes office, retail, industrial, residential and undeveloped land, as well as investments in service, utility and restaurant (predominantly Dunkin Donuts) businesses.


About Diamond Properties

Diamond Properties is commercial real estate business located in Mount Kisco, New York that focuses on the acquisition of commercial properties with potential for substantial improvement through hands-on property management, market repositioning, and capital upgrades. Since Diamond Properties was founded in 1993, they’ve acquired 58 properties, including office, warehouse, retail, residential, and land in 5 states, and they currently own 44 of those properties, totaling in excess of 3,700,000 square feet. They continue to pursue an intense capital improvement and leasing program that, when combined with quality-driven customer service, has enabled them to deliver consistently high tenant satisfaction and lease renewal rates. For more information about Diamond Properties, visit their website at For information on current space availabilities, call Mark Blandford at 914-773-6242 or email

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