Tag Archives: Southwest University Park

El Paso to End Ballpark Subsidy Early

New figures show the debt incurred for building Southwest University Park, home of the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), will be covered by revenue generated by the stadium and hotel occupancy tax revenue alone after 2021, two years ahead of schedule.  Read more here.

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El Paso to Consider Plan for $1.2 Million in Capital Projects for Ballpark

The El Paso (TX) City Council on Tuesday will consider approving the updated five-year plan for capital projects at Southwest University Park, which is owned by the city and leased by MountainStar — the owners of the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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El Paso to End Ballpark Subsidies Two Years Early

El Paso (TX) City officials are now predicting they should be able to stop dipping into the general fund to subsidize debt payments for Southwest University Park by 2021.  That is two years earlier than predicted.  Read more here.

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Refinancing El Paso Ballpark Debt: Better than Expected Savings

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadThe decision to refinance some of the bonds to build Southwest University Park, home of the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), could reportedly save taxpayers nearly $11 million than originally expected back in 2013.  Read more here.

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Chihuahuas to Host 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadPRESS RELEASE – The El Paso Chihuahuas are excited to announce that they will once again host a premier Minor League Baseball event as the 32nd edition of the Triple-A Baseball All-Star Game comes to Southwest University Park in July of 2019 in a nationally televised game. A date and time will be announced in the future. Continue reading

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El Paso to Release Ballpark Documents

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadThe El Paso City Council on Tuesday, Dec. 1 voted to waive their attorney-client privilege and share with the city manager and the general public a report related to the sale of bonds for Southwest University Park, home of the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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New Residential Development Possible Near El Paso Ballpark

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadSouthwest University Park, home of the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas (Pacific Coast League), is spurring further interest in downtown redevelopment, as a new apartment complex could be built just hundreds of feet away from the new stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.

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