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Petco Park 2014: More Than A Ballpark But Not All That Was Promised

Tom Fudge, KPBS

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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“I think you can absolutely draw a connection between the opening of the ballpark and how it energized downtown,” said Erik Bruvold, president of the National University System Institute for Policy Research.
Bruvold’s research group did an economic study of downtown San Diego, before and after Petco Park. Released last week, it showed some positive signs of growth, but it also contained many qualifications.