DEVELOPMENT: The Merian Seen by Many as a Sign of Downtown Resilience
HOUSING: Officials Hope It Will Help Energize City Center
DESIGN: Remodeled Space Spreads Over Three Floors
HOUSING: Co. Also Planning Similar Project for Liberty Station
Warehouses Sought for Battery Storage as Alternative Energy Source
DEVELOPMENT: $212M Bayfront Tower Part of Pacific Gateway Master Plan
CONSTRUCTION: $55M Elementary School Being Built on Unusually Small Site
HOUSING: Follows City’s Drive to Encourage Denser Projects Along Transit Corridors.
LEADERSHIP: Sean Spear Ramping Up Affordable Housing Projects
Sean Spear in October took over as the new CEO of Community HousingWorks, an affordable housing developer based in San Diego.
Trumark Homes Confident in Local Market
A new Escondido housing development is geared to older home buyers and young families with separate designs for each group.
DEVELOPMENT: 97 Townhomes and 44 Affordable Apartments to be Included in Community
Meridian Communities – an affiliate of the company behind development of Millenia in Chula Vista - is building a mixed-use project in the historic Poway Town Center that will include 97 market-rate townhomes and flats.
Otay Mesa Building Sells for $2M More than it Sold for a Year Ago
A Kearny Mesa industrial building has been sold for $4.3 million.
ARCHITECTURE: East Village Building Uses Steel as Central Design Element
Steel is a big part of the work Paul Basile’s BASILE Studio did in its award-winning design for Broadstone Makers Quarter in downtown San Diego’s East Village.
Carlsbad Space Gives Company Modern, Cleaner Look
Ware Malcomb has designed new office space for Airspace Technologies in a Carlsbad building that had previously been renovated under a design by Ware Malcomb that split a single structure into two separate buildings with a paseo in between.
HOUSING: Presidio Residential Capital Ramps Up Investments to Meet Growing Demand
A San Diego firm that finances new housing developments throughout the Western U.S. has dramatically ramped up its investments as a result of COVID-19.
EDUCATION: 1970s Vintage Structure Escapes the Wrecking Ball
Once destined for the wrecking ball, a Mesa College building of 1970s vintage that climbs up a Clairemont Mesa hillside has been transformed into a fine arts building.
Local Investor Owns Projects at 24 Universities
Despite outbreaks of COVID-19 at some college campuses and a switch by some to online classes, student housing is proving to be one of the most resilient markets for commercial real estate, according to Frederick W. Pierce IV.
Westcore, a commercial real estate investment firm based in San Diego, has acquired a portfolio of 35 industrial buildings in three Texas cities for an undisclosed price.
A Kearny Mesa townhome apartment complex has been sold for $107 million. Prime Residential of San Francisco bought Agave Ridge apartments from Goldrich & Kest, a real estate investment and operating company based in Los Angeles.
A Carlsbad industrial and research and development building has been sold for $2.7 million. SpeedHQ bought the 11,486 square-foot building at 2772 Loker Ave. from PWI Loker.
A Solana Beach mixed-use building that combines retail and office space has been sold for an undisclosed price. The buyer was a tenant.
DEVELOPMENT: Apartments Part of Mission Valley’s Civita Project
Sudberry Properties has completed the first of two buildings that comprise its Purl apartment complex in the Civita development in Mission Valley.