Cubs Park in Mesa (pictured above) opened this week and Spring Training is now underway. The new park is the largest Cactus League park with over 15,000 seats. In the last 90 days, there has been an increase of Vacation Rentals on the market of 18%, but we are not sure if it correlates with Spring Training.
Spring Training Facts:
The Cactus league started with just two teams in 1947
Today, 15 teams train in Arizona
56% of spring training attendees are out-of-state
The economic benefit of Spring Training is estimate at $422 million