How do sports stadiums impact real estate?

Research found that the sales of homes within close proximity to 12 professional sports team stadiums outpaced the overall metropolitan markets 80% of the time

At an anticipated cost of $892 million, the proposed ballpark in Ybor City, Florida, for the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team would have just 28,216 seats, making it the smallest in the major leagues. But the stadium looms large for housing in the area, according to a report by Tex-X.