National University System Institute for Policy Research




(858) 642-8498 Get Started

THE MAYOR, THE CHARGERS, A STADIUM — GAME ON

U-T SAN DIEGO EDITORIAL BOARD

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

View Article

Petco launched a downtown renaissance that continues today. As promised to voters in the campaign for approval, it wasn’t just a ballpark; it was a huge, and hugely successful, redevelopment project. A recent paper published by the National University System Institute for Policy Research said Petco “was an important catalyst in changing the face of Downtown San Diego and alerting the national conversations about what sports venues can do to help revitalize urban neighborhoods.”