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Affordable on Fourth Ave.

San Diego’s Wakeland Housing and Development Corp. plans an official May 31 opening for Atmosphere, its $79.3 million, 205-unit affordable housing complex at 1453 Fourth Ave. in downtown’s Cortez Hill neighborhood.

By Lou Hirsh May 18, 2017 2:56 p.m. share »

Heart Racing in Hillcrest

In Hillcrest, a June 8 opening is scheduled for CycleBar Hillcrest, an indoor cycling studio at 1040 University Ave.

By Lou Hirsh May 18, 2017 2:54 p.m. share »

Launches on Hold

At Shelter Island, the Unified Port of San Diego has begun improvements to a boat launch ramp that officials said is among the busiest in California, handling about 50,000 launches annually since its original construction in the 1950s.

By Lou Hirsh May 18, 2017 2:53 p.m. share »
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High-Rise Condo Construction Could Be Moving Back In

Could downtown San Diego’s residential high-rise condo construction scene be ready for a re-awakening?

By Lou Hirsh May 18, 2017 2:51 p.m. share »
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Follow Your Bliss in the Curves and Flow of This Home

On the extreme eastern edge of Chula Vista is The Gates at the Woods, a distinctive and exclusive custom home community.

By Stephanie Glidden May 18, 2017 2:24 p.m. share »
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New Ambitions For Design District

The area of Solana Beach known as the Cedros Avenue Design District looks nothing like it did in the 1940s, when Quonset huts housed airplane parts from a manufacturing plant that operated there.

By Lou Hirsh May 18, 2017 1:39 p.m. share »

5 San Diego Zip Codes Make List of State’s Priciest

A section of San Diego’s Rancho Santa Fe community has been ranked California’s seventh priciest zip code for real estate, according to a list compiled by PropertyShark, a real estate data provider.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 18, 2017 1:28 p.m. share »
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Grocer Trader Joe’s Opening New Store at SDSU

Specialty grocer Trader Joe’s plans a May 19 opening for its new store at San Diego State University’s South Campus Plaza. The store at 5140 College Ave. is the 15th in San Diego County for the Monrovia-based retailer.

By Lou Hirsh May 18, 2017 1:24 p.m. share »

SDSU Disengages from Talks on SoccerCity Project

San Diego State University has disengaged from talks on the proposed SoccerCity development in Mission Valley, a move that developers of the mixed-use project contend could negatively impact the university’s football program.

By Lou Hirsh May 17, 2017 2:59 p.m. share »

Trump Taps Developer Manchester for Bahamas Ambassador Post

Douglas Manchester was not commenting officially on May 16, regarding President Donald Trump’s announcement that he plans to nominate the longtime San Diego developer to be the next U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas.

By Lou Hirsh May 16, 2017 4:54 p.m. share »

Investors Stashing Some Gains in This Sector

A specialized investment sector apparently is paying off for those who know where to invest.

By Lou Hirsh May 16, 2017 4:11 p.m. share »
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Sears Plans to Close Store at Westfield UTC

The Sears full-line department store at Westfield UTC is among at least 28 Sears and Kmart stores added to a previously announced nationwide list of planned closures, as the long-struggling Sears Holdings Corp. continues to restructure its operations.

By Lou Hirsh May 16, 2017 10:53 a.m. share »
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Developers Building Opposition to SoccerCity

Not every high-profile development dispute is simply a clash between developers and residents living near the proposed high-impact project. In the case of the mixed-use SoccerCity in Mission Valley, the development team led by FS Investors likely will be up against two other big local development companies, with long histories in the San Diego region, if the soccer-centric project goes to voters this fall as expected.

By Lou Hirsh May 15, 2017 3:14 p.m. share »
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Liberty Station Office Building Sells for $5.28 Million

Real estate services firm Help U Buy LLC of San Diego has acquired a bayfront office property in Point Loma’s Liberty Station mixed-use development for approximately $5.28 million, according to brokerage firm Lee & Associates.

By Lou Hirsh May 15, 2017 1:14 p.m. share »

Solar Power, Pedal Power, and Power of the Purses

Kilroy Realty Corp. of Los Angeles, one of San Diego County’s largest office property owners, recently announced a multimillion-dollar project with New Jersey-based Nautilus Solar Energy LLC, in which Nautilus will install significant solar power systems at nine Kilroy properties in California.

By Lou Hirsh May 15, 2017 10:11 a.m. share »