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Architects Have Designs on Meeting Demand for Infill Work

HOUSING: Downtown Land-Use Constraints Drive Creative Approaches

During the worst days of the recession, there was little work for San Diego architects, but that has changed in recent months, leading some firms to begin hiring in preparation for a busy year ahead.

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With New Construction Sluggish, Improving Economy Leads to Absorption, Higher Rents

Health care and education not only continued to fuel much of the San Diego region’s innovation economy in 2014, but they also were the primary drivers of big new construction projects.

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Westcore Buys Industrial Facility at March Air Base for $17 Million

Westcore Properties of San Diego has purchased a ground and air industrial building on property of March Air Reserve Base near Riverside for $17 million.

Demand, Demographics Slowly Driving Up Apartment Supply

HOUSING: Developers Creatively Repurpose Sites, Pursue Mixed-Use

When it comes to building apartments in a high-demand, tight-supply market, there are few infill properties in older neighborhoods that go unused in the San Diego region.

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San Diego Medical Office Building Sells for $3.45 Million

Activity MOB LLC, an affiliate of Oasis Medical Center of San Diego, has acquired a Miramar office property for $3.45 million, according to Voit Real Estate Services, which represented the seller.

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El Cajon Apartment Property Sells for $3.9 Million

Wisconsin Apartments LLC of San Diego has purchased the 22-unit Wisconsin Terrace Apartments in El Cajon for $3.9 million, according to brokerage company Berkadia Real Estate Advisors LLC, which represented the buyer.

El Cerrito Tagged as Nation's Most Popular Neighborhood

The most popular neighborhood in the nation is El Cerrito in East San Diego, says Redfin, the Seattle-based real estate brokerage.

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Three Local Properties Part of $482 Million Apartment Portfolio Deal

Three San Diego County properties are part of a 14-property apartment portfolio acquired by Los Angeles-based TruAmerica Multifamily for approximately $482 million.

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Oceanside Industrial Park Acquired for $7.5 Million

Investment firm SR Commercial of Solana Beach has purchased the five-building Oceanside Commerce Center industrial park in Oceanside for $7.5 million.

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Hillcrest Apartment Property Sells for $10.6 Million

A buyer recorded as 25316 Malibu Road LLC has purchased the 54-unit Georgia Regency Apartments in San Diego’s Hillcrest neighborhood for approximately $10.6 million, according to ACRE Investment Real Estate Services, which represented the buyer.

San Diego Firm Buys Retail Property Near Atlanta for $6.4 Million

PREF Glenridge LLC, an affiliate of San Diego-based Paragon Real Estate Fund, has purchased the retail portion of the mixed-use Glenridge Springs residential development near Atlanta for $6.4 million.

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Kearny Mesa Office Property Sells for $43.5 Million

T-C Copley LLC, an affiliate of New York-based pension fund TIAA-CREF, has purchased the Copley Corporate Center office property in Kearny Mesa for $43.5 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

A Visit to La Costa Can Turn Into a Lifetime of Luxury Living

One of the sweetest spots to have lunch in San Diego County is at Bistro 65 at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa.

New Players Shaping Commercial Real Estate

PROPERTY: DTZ, Cassidy Turley Merge Complementary Skill Sets

Pushed by national and global forces, San Diego’s maturing commercial real estate brokerage industry continues to evolve, with the DTZ brand making its first appearance in the local market following that company’s recent merger with Cassidy Turley.

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La Jolla Retail Buildings Sold for $26.5 Million

RCB Ranch Inc. has acquired the Girard Plaza and adjacent Ralph Lauren retail buildings in La Jolla for $26.5 million, according to Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate, which represented the seller.