ARCHITECTURE: International Firm Known for Striking and Prominent Buildings
While in high school, Joseph Wong helped out in his parents’ restaurant with little idea of what he wanted to do with his life. “I had a very good drafting teacher at San Diego High School,” Wong said. ... “He suggested, ‘What about being an architect?’ It was like a light bulb.”
Historic Downtown Building to Be Restored
The historic Spreckels Theater building – a San Diego landmark for more than a century - has been sold for $18 million with plans to restore the property.
REDEVELOPMENT: Hotel Being Added to $350M Project
An Australian company - Caydon Property Group – has made significant changes to its plans to redevelop the former California Theater in downtown San Diego.
HEALTHCARE: $44M Health Institute Opens
North County’s healthcare options expanded with the April opening of a $44 million rehabilitation center on the 56-acre campus of Palomar Medical Center Escondido.
LEGAL: Attorney Specializes in Immigration Cases
Harsh treatment was behind Peter D. Chu’s decision to become a lawyer specializing in immigration cases.
Multiple Offers Becoming Commonplace
San Diego’s housing market is so hot heading into mid-year that agents report that buyers are paying well above the price sellers are listing – sometimes $100,000 or more regardless of appraised value.