San Diego Convention Center Expansion Clears First Hurdle

A citizen’s task force appointed by Mayor Jerry Sanders gave the thumbs up to a $753 million expansion of the San Diego Convention Center. While it still requires an additional land purchase, city council approval, and financing, the expansion project cleared its first major hurdle.

The 16-member task force voted overwhelming in favor of the expansion, estimating the new space would bring $698 million in revenue annually to the region,

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