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New Visitor Center Debuts in Downtown San Diego

An April 30 grand opening is planned for a new waterfront San Diego Visitor Information Center, being operated by locally based Old Trolley Tours. The center is at 996 N. Harbor Drive in downtown San Diego.

Even Guests Help Hotels Save Water

TOURISM: From Linens To Landscaping, Cuts Made

Even if they’re not from California, guests at properties such as San Diego’s The US Grant hotel are increasingly willing to sacrifice in response to the state’s prolonged and severe drought, even if it just means forgoing fresh towels for a few days.

S.D., Tijuana Plan a Tourism Team Effort

TRAVEL: New Terminal Part Of Broader Binational Approach

San Diego and Tijuana tourism leaders are aiming to boost visitor counts to the combined region, capitalizing on a soon-to-be completed cross-border terminal that could open up new opportunities to greet international travelers.

Citigroup, Nixon Peabody Hired for Stadium Finance Talks

SPORTS: Firms Have Expertise Needed For Funding Proposal

The city of San Diego has hired investment banker Citigroup Inc. and law firm Nixon Peabody LLP to help local officials develop financing options for a potential new San Diego Chargers stadium.

Chula Vista Gets Help Telling Story of Its Planned Development

ECONOMY: Consultants Guide Quest for University And Innovation District

No schools are yet on board, but Chula Vista is counting on an improving economy and a proposed University and Innovation District to bring a long-sought educational campus and related research-focused business activity to the city.

S.D. to Be On TV as a Smart City

A segment featuring San Diego is scheduled to air at 8 a.m. on May 2 as part of a cable documentary series on National Geographic Channel called “World’s Smart Cities.”

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San Marcos Industrial Building Sells for $2.1 Million

Utah Prime Properties Inc. of Los Angeles has acquired a San Marcos industrial building for $2.1 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

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Carmel Valley Office Building Purchased for $5.4 Million

CWC Income Properties 3 LLC, a San Diego-based private equity fund, has acquired a Carmel Valley office building for $5.4 million, according to the fund’s parent company.

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Escondido Apartment Complex Sells for $6.6 Million

Urban Housing Communities LLC has purchased a 44-unit Escondido apartment complex for $6.6 million, according to broker ACI Apartments, which represented the sellers.

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Three Auto Dealership Buildings Sell for $11.8 Million

An affiliate of Beverly Hills-based O’Gara Coach Co. has purchased three San Diego retail auto dealership buildings for a total of $11.8 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

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