Ray Huard

Reporter

Email: rhuard@sdbj.com
Phone: 858-361-8082

Recent Stories

IQHQ Raises $1.7 Billion in Equity

FINANCE: Funding Coming From New and Existing Partners

A Dynamic Moment for Downtown

Area Expected to Rebound Strongly After Pandemic, Experts Say

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Rental Rates Strong in County

Region’s Apartments Bucking National Trend

Vista Industrial Building Sold

Building is 68,222 square feet

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National City Apartments Sold

14-apartments

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Chula Vista Industrial Building Sold

Building is 10,978 square feet

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La Jolla Medical Building Transformed

Built in 1964, Neglected Structure Converted to Apartments

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$285M East Village Apartment Tower Opens

DEVELOPMENT: The Merian Seen by Many as a Sign of Downtown Resilience

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Five Story Vista Apartment Project Completed

HOUSING: Officials Hope It Will Help Energize City Center

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Mintz Law Firm Gets a New Look with Expanded Offices

DESIGN: Remodeled Space Spreads Over Three Floors

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Miramar Industrial Building Sold

Building was occupied by SDGE

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El Cajon Apartment Complex Sold

Complex has 17 apartments and one house

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Vista Industrial Building Sold

Building is 134,299 square feet

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Micro-Unit Complex Planned for La Jolla Village

HOUSING: Co. Also Planning Similar Project for Liberty Station

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Cos. Seek to Acquire Industrial Buildings

Warehouses Sought for Battery Storage as Alternative Energy Source

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$150M Carlsbad Project Includes Urban Farm

DEVELOPMENT: 248 Townhomes, 46 Senior Apartments Planned

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Leasing Up Slightly Even with Pandemic

Rebounds in Third Quarter, Retail Market Adjusting

Stos Partners Acquires Industrial Buildings

Poway and San Marcos sites

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Carlsbad Warehouse Sold

Former recording studio

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Strata Equity Group Sells Georgi Apartments

A $300 million deal

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Investment Co.Turns Rundown Housing Around

DEVELOPMENT: Oceanside Apartment Complex Gets Makeover

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Affordable Complex Has Striking Design

$35.5M East Village Housing Project Built Around Fault Line

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Office Market in Recovery Mode

Life Science Deals Shore Up Third Quarter

Fallbrook Apartments Sold

$4.2 million sale

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Navy Moving into New Headquarters

DEVELOPMENT: $212M Bayfront Tower Part of Pacific Gateway Master Plan

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Mission Valley’s First K-12 School Going Up in Civita

CONSTRUCTION: $55M Elementary School Being Built on Unusually Small Site

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Mission Hills Apartments Sold

13 apartments

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North Park Infill Project Adds New Life to Neighborhood

HOUSING: Follows City’s Drive to Encourage Denser Projects Along Transit Corridors.

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Financing Provided for Mission Hills Deal

Building sold for $3.6 million

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Rancho Penasquitos Apartment Complex Sold

Complex has 32 apartments

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How Much is Luxury Housing?

Average San Diego Home Prices to be $1.1M by 2030

Q&A: Community HousingWorks’ New CEO

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.

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Escondido Project Features Two Neighborhoods

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.

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Pacific Beach Apartment Complex Sold

Complex eight apartments

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$100M Mixed Use Project Coming to Poway

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.

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Big Gains Seen in Hot Industrial Market

Otay Mesa Building Sells for $2M More than it Sold for a Year Ago

Apartment Complex Sold For $6.5M

Complex has 27 apartments

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Oceanside Office Building Sold

Building is 14,940 square feet

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El Cajon Industrial Building Leased

Lease is for 10 years

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Kearny Mesa Industrial Building Sold

A Kearny Mesa industrial building has been sold for $4.3 million.

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Project Has Industrial Revolution as its Theme

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.

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Ware Malcomb Designs Logistics Co. Offices

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.

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Pandemic Boosts Desire for New Homes

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.

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Building Transformed at Mesa College

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.

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Student Housing a Resilient Investment

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.

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Westcore Buys Texas Industrial Parks

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.

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Kearny Mesa Townhome Apartment Complex Sold For $107M

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.

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Carlsbad Building Sold for $2.7M

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.

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Cedros Design District Building Sold

A Solana Beach mixed-use building that combines retail and office space has been sold for an undisclosed price. The buyer was a tenant.

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Sudberry Completes First of Two Buildings in Purl Complex

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.

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