Carter to Manage Design and Construction of New Stadium
Release Date: August 12, 2014
Carter, one of the
nation’s leading real estate investment, development and advisory firms, has announced it will serve as program manager for the development of Valhalla,
Berry College’s new athletic stadium.
Berry launched its football
program in 2013 and is a member of the NCAA Division III Southern
Athletic Association. The new facility will host the school’s football,
lacrosse, and track and field programs. Construction for Valhalla, which will
feature a synthetic track encircling a synthetic turf field, is scheduled to
begin in fall 2014 and be completed by mid-summer 2015. Funds for the project
are being raised through LifeReady: The Berry College Campaign for Opportunity.
“We are proud
of our involvement in the design and development of Valhalla, which we believe
will provide Berry College with an athletic facility befitting of the school’s
rich heritage and tradition of excellence,” said Todd Bradford, Carter Vice
President. “The addition of top-level intercollegiate athletic programs,
including NCAA football, marks an exciting time of growth for the Viking
name is a tribute to Berry’s mascot, the Vikings. In Norse mythology, Valhalla
is an enormous hall where Viking warriors spend eternity, often depicted with
twin towers and massive arched doors. The stadium’s entrance plaza will offer
visitors concessions and other amenities. Additionally, on-site locker rooms
will accommodate men’s and women’s home and visiting teams.
excited to get started on our new athletic stadium with Carter managing the
project,” said Brian Erb, Berry College Vice President for Finance. “We know
our students are looking forward to home games at Valhalla in 2015.”
at Valhalla will seat approximately 1,800. Guests will have access to gameday
parking in the existing lots at the Steven J. Cage Athletic and Recreation
additional information on Carter, please visit www.carterusa.com.
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