Economic and Fiscal Impact Studies
ECONOMIC AND FISCAL IMPACTS OF THE XL CENTER
Capital Region Development Authority
Stone Planning completed an economic and fiscal impact analysis of the XL Center, a 16,000-seat arena in downtown Hartford that hosts the University of Connecticut's men's and women's basketball and hockey programs, and the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League. The analysis quantified the operational and construction-related impacts generated to Hartford and Connecticut by the arena’s past operations and forecasted future operations following a potential $100-million renovation. The study included comprehensive analysis of the arena’s past operations and a survey of local businesses.