San Diego Business Journal


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Blackstone Acquiring Excel Trust for $2 Billion

Excel Trust Inc., a San Diego-based real estate investment company, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Blackstone Property Partners LP in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2 billion, the companies announced.

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$3.7 Million Land Lease Clears Way for Car Wash, 7-Eleven

Car-wash operator Washman LLC and property owner Sunshine Finance Corp. have completed a $3.7 million land lease agreement for a San Diego property where convenience retailer 7-Eleven also plans to open a new store, according to Voit Real Estate Services.

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Scripps Ranch Office Building Sells for $2.45 Million

BKC Commercial Properties LLC has purchased a Scripps Ranch office and retail building for $2.45 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

Two Lawsuits Filed Over One Paseo Project

Three community groups and a competing shopping center owner have filed separate lawsuits aimed at blocking the controversial One Paseo mixed-use development in Carmel Valley, proposed by Kilroy Realty Corp. and recently approved by San Diego City Council.

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Doubletree Hotel in Mission Valley Sells for $49.2 Million

An affiliate of Los Angeles-based Oak Coast Properties LLC has acquired the 219-room Doubletree San Diego-Hotel Circle in Mission Valley for approximately $49.2 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

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Poway Industrial Building Sold for $7.75 Million

A buyer recorded as 12460 Kirkham LLC has acquired a Poway industrial building for $7.75 million, according to brokerage company Pacific Coast Commercial, which represented the buyer.

U.S. Army Awards $24 Million Contract to Cox Construction

Vista-based Cox Construction Co. received a $24 million U.S. Army contract to put up a building in Orange County. The Army Reserve Center in Tustin will include a training building for the 600-member unit, an organizational maintenance shop and a storage building.

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Rady Foundation Commits $100 Million to UC San Diego Management School

Local philanthropists Ernest and Evelyn Rady have committed $100 million to Rady School of Management at University of California San Diego, to help the school recruit and retain faculty and support other strategic priorities.

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Pacific Beach Mixed-Use Property Sold for $2.57 Million

Abeles Family Trust has acquired a mixed-use retail and office property in Pacific Beach for approximately $2.57 million, according to brokerage company The Franco Realty Group, which represented the seller.

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Realty Income Initiates $276.7 Million Stock Offering

Realty Income Corp. has initiated a public offering of common stock, with expected net proceeds of approximately $276.7 million.

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Trigild Adds 3 SoCal properties to Management Portfolio

San Diego-based real estate services provider Trigild has taken over management of three Southern California commercial properties valued at over $130 million and totaling nearly 700,000 square feet, including two in San Diego.

Newland Partners to Acquire Housing Projects in Colorado, Texas

San Diego-based housing developer Newland Communities and North America Sekisui House LLC have acquired land assets in four master-planned communities in Denver, Dallas and Austin, Texas, for an undisclosed price.

S.D. Architecture Has Quite a Past, Present and Promising Future

There are many things that come to mind when people think of San Diego. Among them are its world-famous San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, the perfect weather and, of course, the 70 miles of fantastic beaches along the county’s coastline.

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Sorrento Mesa Campus Sells for $85.5 Million

A real estate affiliate of Dallas-based Invesco Advisors Inc. and San Diego-based developer Cruzan have acquired a two-building office campus in Sorrento Mesa for $85.5 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

Construction Set for This Month on 37-Story Ballpark Village

Another East Village apartment project will soon join the hubbub of earth-movers and cranes now reshaping the downtown San Diego landscape.