RE/MAX Greater Atlanta, the top independent real-estate brokerage in Atlanta, and the Atlanta Silverbacks, Atlanta’s premier professional soccer organization announced today an agreement that will see the Silverbacks’ new home become RE/MAX Greater Atlanta Stadium. The new stadium, which opens June 3, is the centerpiece of the Silverbacks’ world class soccer complex being built at Atlanta Silverbacks Park adjacent to the intersection of I-85 & I-285.
“RE/MAX Greater Atlanta is proud to sponsor such a fantastic sports organization in the Atlanta Silverbacks,” said Steve Graham, President and CEO of RE/MAX Greater Atlanta. “Our commitment to support the best competitive individuals and teams within our [real estate] industry is now reflected in our sports partnership as well. By harnessing the drive, team spirit, and community stewardship our companies share, we will be able to provide the greater Atlanta community with a superb opportunity to enjoy the sport of competitive soccer.”
Stephen Pratten, Silverbacks’ President and CEO, commented on the new partnership, “I believe the Atlanta Silverbacks and RE/MAX Greater Atlanta share a similar commitment to the city of Atlanta. Both organizations are committed to investing in the community and we look forward to developing this partnership as we embark upon a great new beginning for the club, our fans, and the community.” Pratten went on to say, “We’re pleased to have Atlanta’s leading real estate company partner with us in providing the city with a world class soccer complex where all Atlantans can enjoy the game.”
RE/MAX Greater Atlanta Stadium will be a top-quality soccer specific stadium, the best of its kind in the region, and will include a state-of-the-art FieldTurf surface, individual seating, and the latest in lighting and drainage systems. The Silverbacks built the stadium to help advance the sport of soccer in Atlanta and to bring a top-notch facility to the expansive Atlanta soccer community.
The stadium opens on June 3 with the first home game for the Silverbacks Men. Opening night will include a great match-up against Atlanta’s rival – the Charleston Battery, along with an appearance by the exceptionally entertaining Atlanta Drumline, the RE/MAX hot-air balloon, and a post-match fireworks celebration. Call 1-866-GO-BACKS to reserve tickets or visit www.atlantasilverbacks.com.
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About RE/MAX Greater Atlanta
Formed in 1998, RE/MAX Greater Atlanta is the No. 1 independent real estate brokerage in Atlanta, Georgia servicing more than 19,000 residential real estate transactions annually equating to nearly 5 billion dollars in sales volume. With 12 offices located strategically throughout the greater Atlanta area, more than 1,100 knowledgeable, resourceful, and results oriented agents, and a myriad of real estate services including brokerage, mortgage, and title offerings, RE/MAX Greater Atlanta is well positioned as Atlanta’s real estate market leader. New divisions include Resort Connection, the premiere marketer of resort developments worldwide, and Greater Atlanta Financial Services, a joint venture with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, a division of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Based in Dunwoody, Georgia, RE/MAX Greater Atlanta employs innovative marketing, technology, and training to provide the highest caliber real estate services to our clients. For additional information, visit RE/MAX Greater Atlanta online at www.AtlantaRealEstate.net.