City and Port Ok $33M Pact to Regain Control of Convention Center Expansion

June 13, 2018

The San Diego Tribune reports that city and port leaders agreed Tuesday to buy out a hotel developer for more than $33 million to regain control of a waterfront parcel crucial to expanding the San Diego Convention Center.

Although an expansion of the center still depends on the outcome of a proposed hotel tax increase likely to face voters this November, Tuesday’s action by the San Diego City Council and Port Commissioners cleared a major hurdle that had threatened to undo the long-planned project.

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