Ray Huard

Reporter

Email: rhuard@sdbj.com
Phone: 858-277-8904

Recent Stories

Convention Center Expansion Ballot Initiative Resurrected

Full count of petitions shows enough voters signed to qualify for the ballot

Westcore Properties Buys Moorpark Industrial Building

Purchase included building and vacant land

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San Diego Company Buys Philadelphia Office Building

Building has 18,633 square feet of space.

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San Diego Falls in Middle of Green Rankings

PROPERTY: CRE’s Lack Of Headquarters, Smaller Buildings Hurt Score

Though San Diego may think of itself as green, the green may stem from jealousy over the performance of other cities when it comes to having environmentally sensitive office space.

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Maravai LifeSciences Leases Sorrento Valley Building Space

Company expanding San Diego operations.

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Encinitas Apartment Buildings Sold For $10M

Buildings have 12 apartments each.

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Sorrento Mesa Center Sold For Undisclosed Price

Mera Mesa Distribution Center was built in 1989

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La Mesa Apartments Sold For Undisclosed Price

Complex has 75 apartments

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Otay Mesa Business Parks Sold For Undisclosed Amount

Purchase includes 14 buildings in six projects

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Mixed-Use Projects Bring Starter Homes, Luxury Living

A pair of mixed use developments is taking shape in North County – a San Marcos project that includes a 103-room hotel and 191townhomes and a Carlsbad project that includes a new retail center and 125 townhomes and flats.

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Film Hub to Cast Coworking in Movie and Television Roles

WORKFORCE: Studio Equipment, Sound Stages to Offer Alternative to L.A.

Coworking spaces come in many permutations, but rarely like the one a Vista father and daughter team are building in their hometown — The Film Hub with a focus on movie and television productions.

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North County Aims for Vibrant And Growing Coworking Culture

North County Aims for Vibrant And Growing Coworking Culture While Adapting to Area’s Limitations

When Brendan Foote and his colleagues at Bloc wanted to expand their coworking company, they went to Carlsbad.

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Otay Mesa Industrial Buildng Leased To CareFusion

Buidling 18 is in Siempre Viva Business Park

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Bankers Hill Apartments Sold For $4.9M

Building was constructed in 1929

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Defense Cos. Go on Offense for Space Needs

PROPERTY: Seek Big Buildings As Climate Favors Expansion

Defense contractors have been scooping up space in San Diego County at a near record pace.

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Glorietta Bay Inn Sold For $39M

Hotel is an historic landmark

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Code Ninjas Leases Space In Poway Center

Company teaches computer coding to children.

Pura Vida Leases Headquarter Offices In La Jolla

Offices were designed by Hollander Design Group.

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HREC Brokers New Mexico Hotel Deal

Two Hilton brand properties included in deal.

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Industrial Building Sold For $3.8M

Property includes office space.

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JPI Building Anaheim Apartment Complex

Project will have 332 apartments

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Sorrento Mesa Office Building Sold For $9.2M

Building is leased to EXP US Services

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San Diego Company Buys Arizona Apartments For $74M

Complex has 396 apartments

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Poway Hitches Downtown Vision to Outpost

REAL ESTATE: Project Could Spur Redevelopment

A $35 million mixed-use development on Poway Road that will include a food hall, apartments, townhomes, retail space and a fitness center is the first of what the city hopes will be many such projects to transform the thoroughfare from a row of strip shopping centers to a walkable downtown center with moderate-priced housing.

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University Heights Apartments Sold For $3.1M

Building has eight apartments

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Downtown Apartment Boom Makes Room for More Millennials

Downtown San Diego is the golden child for apartment construction in 2018, according to a report from the commercial real estate brokerage firm JLL.

Vistage’s New Headquarters Is a Fit in Room, Rent and Amenities

Vistage, an executive coaching firm based in San Diego, has moved its corporate headquarters from pricey El Camino Real to roomier and more economical quarters in Mira Mesa.

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Fallbrook Apartments Sold For $3.1M

Complex has 21 apartments

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Las Vegas Area Land Acquired By San Diego Company for $7.1M

Property will be developed as warehouse and distribution center.

Airport Authority and Port Resolve Dispute Involving $1B Chula Vista Project

Airport Authority pulled out of rental car lawsuit.

Power of Towers Shapes Downtown Rental Scene

PROPERTY: High-Rise Projects Make Sense in Expensive Market

Take a look around downtown San Diego and new apartment towers — previously a rare sight — are sprouting up like never before.

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San Marcos Apartment Complex Sold For $30.2M

Grandon Village restricted for those 55 and over.

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Horton Plaza Sold

Mall sold to Stockdale Capital Partners.

Key Land Deal Approved For Chula Vista Bay Front

Land would include public park.

Escondido Shopping Center Sold For $4.1M

Center has three buildings.

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Apartment Supply Getting Boost Through 2018

Apartment construction is on the rise in San Diego County, according to a recent report from RentCafe, an apartment listing service.

Dahl Already Familiar With San Diego’s Selling Points

Natalie Dahl hopes to come bearing gifts as she takes over as CBRE’s managing director for investor services in the San Diego region.

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Little Italy Project Brings Rentals, Dining and Romance

PROPERTY: Little Italy Project Brings Rentals, Dining and Romance

For more than a decade, people who live and work in Little Italy have yearned for a central plaza that would give the community a stronger European feel and a place that would be an attraction in its own right.

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Ramona Apartments Sold For $2.5M

Complex was built in 1990

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Reporter's Notebook: Hera to Help Women’s Business Center

Hera Labs, a San Diego-based accelerator program for women-led startups, recently announced it would offer clients of the San Diego & Imperial Women’s Business Center (WBC) in National City access to its curriculum and training.

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Novo Brazil Expansion Fits New Model for Malls

Beer fanciers looking for a new taste treat could soon head south to Chula Vista, where Novo Brazil is expanding into the Otay Ranch Town Center mall with a $2.5 million micro-brewery, tasting room, restaurant and beer garden.

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Del Mar Heights Office Buildings Sold For $43M

Buildings were renovated in 2017

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Encinitas Land Sold For $4.4M

Land approved for single family development

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Thompson Heads Realtor's Group

Thompson is a Former executive with the California Apartment Association

Solana Beach Projects’ Eclectic Designs Fit In

Solana Beach Projects’ Eclectic Designs Fit In By Bringing Their Own Character, Style to the Mix

A series of projects are planned or underway in the center of Solana Beach that in at least one case will remove what many said has become an eyesore.

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Westcore Properties Acquires Oakland Industrial Buildings

Buildings suitable for smaller tenants.

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Office Building Sold For $3M

Building has multiple tenants

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San Diego Firm Sells North Las Vegas Building For $16.2M

Building sold to Christie Lites of Orlando.

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Carlsbad Industrial Building Sold For $3.5M

Building is fully leased.

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