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SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER EXPANSION PROJECT UPDATE January 2011

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20 years of success Economic Impact

$18.3 Billion

Direct Attendee Spending

$7.6 Billion

Tax Revenues

$364.4 Million

Hotel Room Nights

11,061,602

Number of Events (1,133 conventions)

4,261

Attendance (7.7 M out-of-town visitors)

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15,810,465


engagement: mayor’s citizen task force • leaders from varied communities – – – – –

hospitality labor business taxpayers environmental

• 11 public meetings • web site – public comments – all documents – concepts & renderings 3


findings and issues Parks & Open Space

Public Art

Activating the Promenade and Public Spaces

Massing & Scale

City Connection & Adjacent Land Uses

Traffic Impacts & Pedestrian Safety

Views

Environmental Sustainability

Convention Center Program

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securing the land

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due diligence study

150’ tall, 950,000 sf

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design team selection Request for Qualifications

• Issued in June • 13 responses

Request for Proposals

• Issued in August • Five teams Invited to respond • 8 week process

Design Team Selection

• Technical Advisory Committee • Policy Committee • SDCCC Board of Directors

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san diego convention center design team

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simple, flexible and functional

80,000 sq ft ballroom 16,000 sq ft kitchen 101, 500 sq ft of meeting space Contiguous addition of up to 225,000 exhibit space 72 loading docks

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massing and scale

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maximizing parks and open space

5 acre waterfront park 11


maximizing parks and open space

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5 acre park addition to embarcadero south

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rooftop performance venue

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Olympic sculpture garden-Seattle

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high line park-NYC

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environmental sustainability

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enhancing waterfront views

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the convention center today

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a view of the future

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activating the promenade

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hotel placement

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hotel placement option

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Additional Annual Economic Benefits from Expansion Total Economic Impact

$698 Million

Direct Delegate Spending

$372 Million

TOT Revenue

$15.1 Million

Sales Tax Revenue

$.8 Million

Jobs Generated by Events

6,685

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project schedule

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An iconic waterfront project benefiting all of san diego

thank you!

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Profile for Steven Johnson

2 3 11 council presentation  

2 3 11 council presentation  

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