A landmark Carlsbad building noted for its high-profile windmill visible from Interstate 5 is being transformed into a food hall in a trend that is spreading in San Diego County.
The original developers of the master-planned community of Santaluz were ahead of their time when they began development in the late 1990s with environmental stewardship as its fundamental principle.
As San Diego debates what should be done with the former Chargers’ stadium site, and stakeholders debate the current status of the remediation of the petroleum plume from the Mission Valley terminal tank farm, there are potentially other environmental issues that shouldn’t be overlooked. While the site doesn’t have much in the way of historical industrial land uses, it does have a history of large-scale commercial agriculture.
SOUTH COUNTY: Construction Expected to Begin in September
A huge office campus which Chula Vista officials said could transform the city from a bedroom community to the employment center of South County is close to becoming a reality, with developer Chesnut Properties having invested about $10 million in the site and construction expected to begin in September.
San Diego’s Skyline Hills Branch Library and Kaiser Permante Medical Center in Kearny Mesa were named two of the best construction projects of 2017 by the Associated General Contractors of America, with awards going to Barnhart-Reese Construction as the general contractor.
At the southernmost tip of Del Mar a secluded home sits atop an ancient sandstone cliff 100 feet above the sea. Insulated from all other residences nearby, it overlooks the coastline southward to Torrey Pines State Beach and the tip of La Jolla. In the distance hang gliders drift in the wind, pods of whales journey by and dolphins frolic in the surf as the mesmerizing seasons of the sea progress. Cocooned into a cove of sandstone cliffs, the home is a singular masterpiece that weaves luxury, architecture and seclusion into one transcendent tapestry.
Buona Forchetta restaurant is opening a second location in South Park