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Poway Is Home Run for Raising Family in a Luxurious Setting

WalletHub, a financial services company owned by Washington, D.C.-based Evolution Finance Inc., just released the results of a 2016 research project to determine the best places to raise a family in California. Of the 240 California cities surveyed, Poway came in at No. 17, the highest in San Diego County.

Parties Stake Out Their Ground in Chargers’ Measure C Debate

During a recent debate forum at Liberty Station regarding the San Diego Chargers’ proposed downtown “convadium,” moderator Lynn Reaser of Point Loma Nazarene University commended both sides for avoiding the combative tone of the first U.S. presidential debate held two days earlier.

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East County Considering Options for Gillespie Field Area

ECONOMY: Financing District on the Table as Aerotropolis Is Delayed

With federal funding stalled, East County officials are seeking alternatives for turning the area near the county-run Gillespie Field airport in El Cajon into a job-generating commercial hub with corporate and aviation-serving commercial amenities.

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San Diego Firm Buys Wildomar Apartments for $78.5 Million

San Diego-headquartered R&V Management Corp. has purchased a 312-unit apartment property in Wildomar for $78.5 million, according to brokerage firm Berkadia.

Pathfinder Partners Buys 2 Arizona Multifamily Properties for $34.1M

Pathfinder Partners LLC of San Diego has purchased two Arizona apartment properties totaling 300 units for a total of $34.1 million, the company announced.

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Imperial Beach Mixed-Use Property Sold for $3.3 Million

Somo Family Revocable Trust of San Diego has acquired a mixed-use retail and residential property in Imperial Beach for $3.3 million, according to brokerage firm Colliers International Group Inc.

Investment Firm’s San Diego Office Partnering on Anaheim Apartments

The San Diego regional office of investment and development firm JPI announced that it is partnering with Grand China Fund of Beijing in a $255 million joint venture to develop 747 luxury apartments in Anaheim.

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Developer Plans New Office Campus After $4.8M Carlsbad Land Buy

RAF Pacifica Group has acquired a 4.43-acre land parcel in Carlsbad for $4.8 million, with plans to build a new speculative office campus. The deal is the latest in a recent string of North County property acquisitions by the Encinitas-based company.

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Westcore Buys 22-Building Industrial Portfolio for $75 Million

Westcore Properties has acquired a four-campus industrial property portfolio, with a total of 22 buildings in three North County submarkets, for approximately $75 million, the San Diego-headquartered company announced.

Harper Construction Co. Awarded $33.8M Army Contract

The U.S. Army awarded Harper Construction Co. Inc. a fixed-price, $33.8 million contract to design and build a depot maintenance dock hangar. Work will run through September 2018.

Downtown Partnership Board Supports Chargers’ Ballot Measure

The Downtown San Diego Partnership announced Sept. 30 that its board of directors has voted to support the San Diego Chargers’ Measure C, which calls for a hotel tax hike to finance a proposed new stadium with convention facilities in East Village.

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Contractor Completes $7M Renovation of U.S. Immigration Services Office

San Diego-based general contractor Pacific Building Group recently completed a $7 million tenant improvement project for the downtown office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services department, which is part of the federal Department of Homeland Security.

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S.D.’s Construction Starts Rose 28 Percent in First 8 Months

The value of San Diego County’s construction starts rose 28 percent from a year ago in the first eight months of 2016, topping $2.86 billion, according to the latest monthly figures from Dodge Data & Analytics.

PSAR CEO Will Also Lead North San Diego County Association of Realtors

Following an agreement struck earlier this year by two San Diego-area Realtor trade groups to share resources, the CEO of the smaller of the two organizations has been tapped to head up both starting Oct. 1.

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Grocer Sprouts Signs Lease for New Store in Clairemont

Sprouts Farmers Market has leased 32,688 square feet in San Diego’s Clairemont neighborhood, with plans to open a new store in fall 2017, CoStar Group reported.