The Arkansas Department of Athletics announced Wednesday that Red Wolves Sports Properties has entered into a five-year agreement with Halsey Thrasher Harpole, making it the official real estate firm of A-State Athletics and the holder of the name rights for one of two leading manufacturers. Areas located near Centennial Bank Stadium.
Not only has the area immediately west of the stadium been renamed Halsey Thrasher Harpole Tailgate City, the agreement also includes an aspect of student-athlete interaction with informative real estate planning and industry career planning sessions.
“We are delighted to partner with a respected real estate group such as Halsey Thrasher Harpole, which also has a strong and positive impact on our community,” said Tom Bowen, Vice Chancellor of State A for Intercollegiate Athletics. “With our return to normal activity all the time this season, we look forward to meeting Red Wolves fans who are enjoying the great experience Halsey Thrasher Harpole Tailgate City has to offer on game days.”
Red Wolves Sports Properties, the exclusive owner of A-State Athletics’ multimedia and marketing rights, has also established a group of A-State home team real estate agents under an agreement with Halsey Thrasher Harpole. Agents include Steve Collard, Debbie Finley, Michael Gregson, Nate Lipsky, John Moore and Kim Shelton.
“The partnership with the University of Arkansas came naturally to us,” said Gary Harpole, managing partner and director of development for Halsey Thrasher Harpole. “Our primary interest as a company is the growth and development of Jonesboro and Northeast Arkansas, and no other organization or organization has a greater impact on our community and region than A-State. We are delighted with this partnership! “
After making the agreement formal, Red Wolves Sports Properties held a “Signing of the Day” with the real estate group this morning at the Centennial Bank Athletics Operations Center.
“We are so excited to join the pack!” said managing partner and executive broker Jerry Halsey Jr., “We were very impressed with the vision and leadership of this administration; their commitment to the culture of the program and their student athletes are precisely the organization we want to support and of which we are a part. It is truly a great honor. “
“We are thrilled to add the Halsey, Thrasher, Harpole team to our group of partners,” said John Finch, CEO of Red Wolves Sports Properties. “Their motto is“ Lead. Develop. Grow ‘fits perfectly with what we aim to do for our community partners.
“This is a one-of-a-kind partnership that will touch all aspects of A-State Play Days across all sports and provide our student athletes, faculty and staff with unique opportunities to learn about the real estate industry. Along with these elements, their six-person real estate team will be an incredible resource for our administration and coaching staff.
“Our Business Development Manager Logan Craighead and our Partner Services Coordinator Ellen Graham have done a fantastic job working with the entire Halsey Thrasher Harpole team to make the partnership a reality.”
The State A Department of Athletics announced earlier this month that all recreational areas and activities at State A home football games will be open and will resume normal procedures starting in the 2021 season.
While the precautions and protocols of the COVID-19 pandemic require all personal care activities to be completely suspended in 2020, fans will again be able to enjoy the same experience in the coming year as in previous seasons, without any new ones. restrictions.
Centennial Bank Stadium will also welcome fans to full capacity for the 2021 season. Subscriptions to the Red Wolves’ 2021 Campaign are available to purchase from the A-State Ticket Office located at the lower red entrance of the First National Bank Arena, in person, by calling 870-972-2781 or online at AStateRedWolves.com…
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