AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin's new Major League Soccer stadium will be known as "Q2 Stadium", officials announced Monday.
The $260 million, 20,500 seat stadium in north Austin will be home to the Austin FC club beginning later this spring. The stadium remains on schedule to be completed by the spring, officials said.
“Establishing a long-term stadium naming rights partnership with an Austin-based company that is committed to using this platform to give back to the community was the Club’s top priority,” said Andy Loughnane, Austin FC President. “Q2 Stadium holds the distinction of being the first and only major league venue in Austin, and Austin FC is exceptionally proud to begin our MLS journey with Q2 as our partner and Q2 Stadium as our home.”
“Q2 is an Austin-born company with a mission to build strong and diverse communities by strengthening their financial institutions,” said Matt Flake, Q2 President and CEO. “Our partnership with Austin FC shows we are doubling down on our commitment to our mission in our own community. As one of Austin’s fastest growing companies and a regular on the best places to work list, our partnership reinforces to our employees and top talent that Q2 is committed to everything that makes Austin special – culture, community and now, world-class professional sports sure to bring a diverse, global audience to our community.”