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Rural Retreat Offers Perfect Setting to Savor Life’s Successes

The family home is more than just a street address, the right floor plan or the perfect yard. It’s a place where lifelong memories are created one day at a time, where triumphs are celebrated and challenges faced. But, most importantly, it’s a welcome refuge for friends and family from the frenetic pace of life.

By Stephanie Glidden July 27, 2017 2:13 p.m. share »

New Program’s Aim: Brace Region for Golden Triangle Construction Impacts

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) has joined with city and other government leaders to form a new information program coordinating nearly 50 major development projects in the city’s highly trafficked Golden Triangle area.

By Lou Hirsh July 26, 2017 4:15 p.m. share »

SDSU Offers New Options for Qualcomm Stadium Site

San Diego State University has presented city officials with a mixed-use vision for the current Qualcomm Stadium site, including a new multi-use stadium for Aztec football and other potential sports partners, seating 35,000 to 40,000.

By Lou Hirsh July 26, 2017 12:02 p.m. share »
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East County Medical Office Building Fetches $33 Million

Two large East Coast investment firms have entered East County’s medical office real estate market.

By Lou Hirsh July 25, 2017 3:36 p.m. share »
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Don’t Abandon High Density in Morena District

The San Diego region will struggle in every neighborhood to accommodate the population growth forecast by SANDAG — as many as a million new residents by 2050. San Diego already has a widely-recognized housing shortage that results in major annual price increases and undermines the city’s climate action plan as commuters go farther afield in search of affordability. The problem will only get worse unless we take bold steps to sensibly accommodate this inevitable growth.

By Phil Bona July 25, 2017 9:26 a.m. share »

Intoxicating Milkshakes on Menu

Hundred Proof, a bar-restaurant with a menu that includes burgers and “boozy milkshakes,” recently opened at 4130 Park Blvd. in San Diego’s University Heights neighborhood. It is a new concept from the team behind the nearby Trust restaurant, led by partners Steve Schwob and Executive Chef Brad Wise.

By Lou Hirsh July 25, 2017 9 a.m. share »
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Continued Tightening In Office, Industrial Markets

The San Diego Business Journal in August will have its next quarterly special report examining the region’s commercial real estate trends in depth. But the first official brokerage company data trickling in for 2017’s second quarter suggest that conditions favoring landlords still reign in the office and industrial categories.

By Lou Hirsh July 25, 2017 8:58 a.m. share »
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Project Progress: A Go-Ahead, A Start and a Completion

San Diego port district officials recently gave the green light for demolition of the beloved waterfront restaurant mainstay Anthony’s Fish Grotto, which closed earlier this year, to make way for Brigantine Inc.’s $20 million, multivenue dining project called Portside Pier at 1360 N. Harbor Drive.

By Lou Hirsh July 25, 2017 8:56 a.m. share »
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San Diego Apartments Sold for $2.1 Million

San Diego investors John Lopez and Cheryl Lopez have acquired an 8-unit apartment property in the city’s Normal Heights neighborhood for $2.1 million, according to brokerage firm ACRE Investment Real Estate Services.

By Lou Hirsh July 24, 2017 4:05 p.m. share »
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Pacific Beach Apartment Property Sold for $2.34 Million

Underwood Family Trust of Encinitas has acquired a four-unit apartment property in San Diego’s Pacific Beach neighborhood for $2.34 million, according to brokerage firm Palma Commercial.

By Lou Hirsh July 24, 2017 4:02 p.m. share »

SoccerCity Backers to MLS: Wait for San Diego

With a local vote on the project possibly more than a year away, developers backing the proposed SoccerCity mixed-use development in Mission Valley have launched a new campaign aimed at getting Major League Soccer to hold off decisions on its next expansion teams.

By Lou Hirsh July 24, 2017 1:07 p.m. share »
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Ionis Pharmaceuticals Buys Carlsbad Office Building for $13.9 Million

Carlsbad-based Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. has purchased an office building that it had previously been leasing in that city for approximately $13.9 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

By Lou Hirsh July 24, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »

Rebranding Brings Rutledge Claims Management to Life as Licensed Public Adjuster Firm

Rutledge Claims Management Inc. is the new name for the Law Offices of Thomas W. Rutledge, APC.

By Brad Graves July 23, 2017 12:59 p.m. share »
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Paragon Buys East Village Commercial Block for $34 Million

San Diego-headquartered Paragon Real Estate Fund and its affiliates have acquired a full city block of properties in downtown’s East Village, known locally as the Art Center Block, for $34 million, the company announced.

By Lou Hirsh July 21, 2017 2:57 p.m. share »

Rincon Band Breaks Ground on $20M Administrative Building

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians said in mid-July that it broke ground on a $20 million, 43,000-square-foot tribal government administration building, which will replace the temporary buildings it has used for the last 17 years.

By Brad Graves July 21, 2017 1:10 p.m. share »