PawSox owners: Downtown ballpark would generate millions

April 15, 2015 8:47 PM

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The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox say a multi-use ballpark in downtown Providence would generate $12.3 million annually in spending for the city and Rhode Island.

Team president James Skeffington and a group of consultants unveiled their vision for a new waterfront stadium Wednesday. They say their economic impact study shows the ballpark would create about $2 million annually in tax revenues for the state and about $170,000 annually for Providence.

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