A proposal to expand the San Diego Convention Center would add 225,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit hall space, approximately 100,000 square feet of meeting room space, and an 80,000-square-foot ballroom to the existing structure.

A proposal to expand the San Diego Convention Center would add 225,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit hall space, approximately 100,000 square feet of meeting room space, and an 80,000-square-foot ballroom to the existing structure.

Expanding the San Diego Convention Center could yield an economic impact of $698 million annually — accommodating the growing use of the center while attracting new users who have not held events there because of the facility’s space limitations, officials said...

Emmet Pierce is a freelance writer for the San Diego Business Journal.

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