Friday, December 01, 2006
And then, while reading a story on the New York Mets getting $400 million for naming their new ballpark Citi Field (h/t: Newmark's Door) it hits me. There's a slide show of the ten highest-dollar naming rights deals. Number 6 on the list?
University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the Arizona Cardinals. 20 years for $154 million. Not only does UoP not play there, they don't even have a football team. (Funny thing about those for-profit institutions there.)
Now, we have a team in search of a new home. And we have a willingness of our alumni to have increased visitbility for SCSU. And we have a new home that may need a name. So a guy gets to thinking, ...
Zygi, have your people call my people. Let's do lunch, babe.