SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Mayor Kevin Faulconer Saturday detailed plans to redevelop the Sports Arena site, officially announcing what developers will tackle the project.
According to Faulconer, the plan incorporates a mix of entertainment, housing, and parks.
“The vision for this property is for a world-class arena, park space and amenities,” Faulconer said. “A new arena has always been a priority of mine, and it’s the right time.”
Brookfield Housing and ASM Global were chosen to construct the new arena and thousands of housing units, beating out the other finalist, Toll Brothers Housing.
The redevelopment area encompasses roughly 48 acres in the Midway-Pacific Highway Community area. At the press conference, representatives from the Gulls and the Seals spoke, saying they’re excited for their teams to play in the new space.
Faulconer said the city’s goal is to include a new arena to replace Pechanga Arena.
“The vision for this property