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From Cuisine to Culture, Liberty Station Offers Local Flavors

A recent report by the consulting firm McKinsey & Co. noted that the gross leasable area devoted to food and beverage outlets in U.S. retail centers could rise to about 25 percent by 2020, compared with just 10 percent today.

By Lou Hirsh March 23, 2017 2:07 p.m. share »
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Coffee Company Acquisition Seems to Be More of a Blend Than a Takeover

S ome people conduct business over coffee. Chuck Patton and Jeff Taylor just engineered a mutual career switch that both coffeehouse owners say came at the right time in their lives.

By Lou Hirsh March 23, 2017 2:04 p.m. share »

SDSU Adds to Wave of Plans for Qualcomm Stadium Site

Just over two months after the San Diego Chargers said adios, the city is now facing a veritable flood of ideas for what to do with the 166-acre Mission Valley site of the aging Qualcomm Stadium.

By Lou Hirsh March 23, 2017 2 p.m. share »

What Are San Diego’s Retail Property Investment Prospects for 2017?

The city slipped out of the U.S. Top 10 for first time in several years.

By Lou Hirsh March 23, 2017 1:48 p.m. share »
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New San Marcos Fairfield Hotel Will Have Service Robot

A 116-room Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel is scheduled to open in San Marcos in the second half of April, with features including the region’s first in-house service robot. The $21 million development is the first ground-up hotel project for San Diego-based operator RAR Hospitality Inc.

By Lou Hirsh March 23, 2017 12:57 p.m. share »

SDSU Seeks to Acquire Land For Its Own Projects at Stadium Site

Presenting what is now the third alternative plan for Mission Valley since the departure of the San Diego Chargers, San Diego State University is seeking to acquire 47 acres at the city-owned site of Qualcomm Stadium to build its own stadium and other university facilities.

By Lou Hirsh March 22, 2017 12:49 p.m. share »
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Developer Completes $9.25M Remodeling at Chula Vista Retail Center

San Diego developer Brixton Capital has completed a $9.25 million remodeling at the Gateway Marketplace retail center in Chula Vista.

By Lou Hirsh March 22, 2017 10:53 a.m. share »

Here’s How San Diego Hotels Are Performing in 2017

So far, so good.

By Lou Hirsh March 21, 2017 5:10 p.m. share »
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Andaz San Diego Hotel Completes $4 Million Makeover

Operators of the Andaz San Diego hotel, in downtown’s Gaslamp Quarter, have completed a $4 million makeover of the property’s guest rooms and meeting spaces.

By Lou Hirsh March 21, 2017 11:20 a.m. share »
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Kearny Mesa Office Campus Owner Gets $34.3M in Financing

Property owner Klein Investment Family Limited Partnership has obtained $34.3 million in acquisition financing on a Kearny Mesa office campus, according to MetroGroup Realty Finance, which arranged the financing.

By Lou Hirsh March 20, 2017 2:15 p.m. share »

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