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Golden 1 Center wins Sports Facility of the Year

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The Golden 1 Center won the 2017 Sports Facility of the Year, awarded by the SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily. Barrett Sports Group, LLC assisted the City of Sacramento in negotiations with the NBA, prepared a financing plan for the project, and completed a market and financial feasibility study for a new downtown arena.

Cleveland City Council Approves Arena Renovations

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Cleveland City Council voted to approve an estimated $88 million in public funding as part of the $140 million Quicken Loans Arena renovation project. Barrett Sports Group, LLC provided consulting services to Gateway Economic Development Corporation of Greater Cleveland in connection with the Cleveland Cavaliers lease extension.

State of Wisconsin DOA

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Barrett Sports Group, LLC has been hired by the Wisconsin Department of Administration Capital Finance Office on behalf of the Wisconsin Center District (WCD) to provide an independent, objective evaluation of the current management and operations of the WCD facilities, including a convention center, arena, and theater.

NFL Raiders

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Barrett Sports Group, LLC has been hired by the Raiders to evaluate the market demand for the potential relocation of the Raiders to Las Vegas, Nevada.

Major League Soccer

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Barrett Sports Group, LLC has been hired by Major League Soccer to evaluate the market demand and financial feasibility of the Austin, Texas market to serve as the home of an MLS team.

Golden 1 Center Opens

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The Golden 1 Center, the new home of the Sacramento Kings, officially opened. Barrett Sports Group, LLC assisted the City of Sacramento in negotiations with the NBA, prepared a financing plan for the project, and completed a market and financial feasibility study for a new downtown arena.

Confidential Developer

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Barrett Sports Group, LLC has been hired to evaluate the market and financial feasibility of a potential new arena located in a master planned real estate development project.

City of San Antonio

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Barrett Sports Group, LLC has been hired to evaluate the market and financial feasibility of a potential new Triple-A baseball stadium and complete an evaluation of Triple-A stadium leases.

Columbus Crew SC

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Barrett Sports Group, LLC has been hired to evaluate the market demand and financial feasibility for the potential development of a new soccer-specific stadium in Columbus, Ohio and complete an evaluation of MLS stadium leases.

City of Albuquerque

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Barrett Sports Group, LLC has been hired to complete a market demand study regarding a potential renovation of the Fran Hill Exhibit Hall at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Pasadena Approves Music Festival Plans

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The Pasadena City Council approved plans to hold the Arroyo Seco Music and Arts Festival at the Rose Bowl and neighboring Brookside Golf Course. Barrett Sports Group, LLC served as lead negotiator and strategic advisor to the Rose Bowl Operating Company and assisted in the evaluation of proposals from multiple promoters.

Broward Approves BB&T Center Amendment

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Broward County approved a comprehensive amendment to the NHL Florida Panthers license agreement to provide financial assistance to the struggling team. The amendment provides direct investment in the operations and ongoing maintenance of the County-owned BB&T Center, while providing the County with real estate development rights and unprecedented financial protections. Barrett Sports Group, LLC served as an advisor to the County and was its lead negotiator.

Children’s Mercy Hospital Buys Naming Rights

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Barrett Sports Group, LLC provided strategic advisory services to Children’s Mercy Hospital in connection with the negotiation, valuation, and structure of a comprehensive naming rights and sports medicine partnership with Sporting Kansas City Major League Soccer (MLS) team.

State of Wisconsin DOA

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Barrett Sports Group, LLC has been hired by the Wisconsin Department of Administration Capital Finance Office on behalf of the Wisconsin Center District as the chief project manager, financial advisor, and negotiator in connection with the Milwaukee Bucks New Arena.

Broward County

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“…Please accept our sincerest appreciation to you for your assistance and exceptional performance during our recently concluded, and successful, negotiations with our professional sports team. It was a pleasure to work with you and your staff…Your firm’s expert analysis, credibility, subject matter expertise, and professionalism led to a successful conclusion to our negotiations…Your firm met or exceeded our performance expectations across the board. Your firm was timely in all aspects and performed its tasks thoroughly…Additionally, the final report and briefings with our County Commissioners were well-organized, easy to understand, and explained complicated information in a straight forwarded manner. Finally, your firm consistently demonstrated a spirit of compromise while looking out for the County’s best interests throughout negotiations with our arena partners…Any community that is seeking professional expertise on sports and entertainment matters will be well-served by BSG. Consequently, we are pleased to recommend your firm to others”

Broward County
Bertha W. Henry
County Administrator

State of Wisconsin

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“Hiring Barrett Sports Group to assist in our negotiations for a new Milwaukee Bucks Arena was a key factor in our success. The negotiation was extremely complex with several public and private entities involved. Dan was adroit at balancing all the parties’ interests while obtaining a very good deal for the taxpayers.”

State of Wisconsin
Scott Neitzel
Department of Administration Secretary

Children’s Mercy Hospital – Kansas City

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“We recently had the opportunity to work with Dan Barrett and Barrett Sports Group to assist us with a complex naming rights and development project. Dan came highly recommended and he and his team definitely lived up to the recommendations. Dan’s professionalism, vast knowledge of the industry, integrity, energy, commitment, expert analysis and high ethical standards were evident in all of our interactions. He helped instill confidence during our negotiations and was a real asset in helping achieve Board approval of this opportunity. We couldn’t be happier with our relationship and the results that were achieved.”

Children’s Mercy Hospital – Kansas City
Warren Dudley
Vice President, Market Development and Outreach