A New Stadium Spurs A Building Boom In San Diego

A new stadium in downtown San Diego has spurred a massive building boom.
March 31, 2004, 11am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Spurred on by Petco Park, the new stadium for the San Diego Padres Major League Baseball team, a construction boom in downtown San Diego is turning the area upscale. Dilapidated warehouses are being gutted and rehabilitated. Scaffolding girdles buildings destined to become retail shops, restaurants and malls. Young professionals and empty-nesters are flocking to $500,000 lofts and trendy restaurants, while world-renowned deejays flood Vegas-like nightclubs spinning for party-goers. More than 100 construction projects for commercial buildings, hotels and condos are underway." [Editor's note: Free registration is required to view the full text of this article.]

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Published on Sunday, March 28, 2004 in Press-Enterprise
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