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STATE OF THE STADIUMS: JACK MURPHY STADIUM
Published November 23, 1994
Today, we continue our series on the infrastructure of the NFL with a look at Jack Murphy Stadium, home of the AFC West leading San Diego Chargers.
|STADIUM:||Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego, CA|
|AGE:||Built in 1967.|
|OWNERSHIP:||Owned by the City of San Diego.|
|LUXURY SEATS:||71 luxury boxes -- team gets roughly 30% of revenue, Padres receive the balance.|
|COST:||Cost of $27M paid for by city bonds. $3M debt to be paid off by 2003.|
|CONCESSIONS:||Concessioneer Service America gets 40%; Padres get 30%; Chargers 20%; city gets the remaining 10%.|
|PARKING:||19,300 spots, $5 football -- Chargers get 33% of revenue, and the city gets 67%.|
|ADVERTISING:||Chargers get 25% of revenue, city 10%, Padres 65%|
|RENT:||$1.25 million, 13th highest in league.|
|LEASE:||Lease expires in 2000.|
(Source: Bill Wilson/Jack Murphy Stadium; rent and luxury seating figure from Florida Times-Union article on July 24, 1994).