Ray Huard

Reporter

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

Recent Stories

Carlsbad Apartment Complex Sold For $9.3M

Complex has 35 apartments.

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Otay Mesa Land Sold For $30M

Property had been used as a truck yard.

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San Diego Is Test Market for Company’s Micro Apartments

PROPERTY: Luxury Offering Short on Space, But Big on Amenities and Style

Tiny apartments — some so small that they’d almost qualify as walk-in closets — are making a go of it in downtown San Diego.

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Apartment Building Sold For $2.2M

Building has eight apartments.

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Normal Heights Apartment Buildings Sold For $5.3M

Buildings have a total of 21 apartments.

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City Heights Apartment Building Bought For $2.8M

Building has 16 apartments.

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Coronado Apartments Sold For $4.8M

Complex has 12 apartments.

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Four Apartment Buildings Sold For $7.4M

The complexes have a total of 44 apartments.

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Pacific Beach Apartments Sold For $3.3M

Building has 10 apartments.

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Murphy Begins Construction on Final Building at The Campus

Murphy Development Co. has started construction on the final industrial building at The Campus at San Diego Business Park, formerly known as the San Diego Business Park.

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Special Report: Seeking Approval

Downtown Development May Take a New Turn As Civic San Diego Loses Its Role in the Process

The demise of Civic San Diego as the arbiter of downtown development may slow approval of new projects or may lead to better oversight.

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USD Team Wins Real Estate Design Competition

Graduate students from the University of San Diego’s School of Business won a recent international real estate design competition — besting teams from such powerhouse schools as Harvard University, Columbia University and Cornell University.

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San Diego Firm Brokers Sacramento Deal

Project has 40 apartments.

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Poway Industrial Building Sold For Nearly $16M

Building is fully leased.

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The Ratner’s Industrial Inspiration Draws Artistic Tenants to Its Space

A six-building East Village complex has drawn a collection of artsy tenants that the building’s owners hoped to attract when they renovated what was once home to one of the largest manufacturers of men’s clothing in the nation.

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Aztec Village Shopping Center Sold For $5.1M

New owner plans renovations.

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City Heights Apartment Building Sold For $3.7M

Building has 22 apartments.

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Small Town Charms May Be Big Selling Point

BUILDING: Project Offers Community Inspiring Amenities And Variety of Home Styles

A new community that is a mini city of sorts is taking shape in eastern Chula Vista’s Otay Ranch with a goal of re-creating the feel of older small towns but with the amenities modern homebuyers want at a price they can afford.

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Kilroy’s Little Italy Building to Be Shining Example of Sustainability

A six-story office structure that Kilroy Realty is about to start building in Little Italy will be a showcase of what company officials said is an aggressive drive to use the latest materials, design and technology to create environmentally sustainable projects.

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The Sales Signs: Residential Brokers Find Reason for Optimism, at Least, in Near-Term Prospects

Home sales are picking up in San Diego County following an especially weak market toward the end of 2018 and early 2019, according to several real estate brokers.

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Kearny Mesa Office/Industrial Building Sold For $9.4M

Building is headquarters of Morris Cerullo World Evangelism.

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Ocean Beach Apartments Sold For $3.4M

Two buildings have 12 apartments.

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Real Estate Firm Sees 2018 Momentum Rolling Into 2019

San Diego commercial real estate sales in 2018 were especially robust, according to the commercial real estate firm JLL.

Kearny Mesa's Spectrum Corporate Plaza Sold For $39.8M

Office complex has two buildings

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Builder Completes $15.9M Fine Arts Center

A 1970’s-era Mesa College building that was once used for science classes and administrative offices has been transformed into fine arts center in a $15.9 million project completed by C.W. Driver Cos.

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Downtown SRO sold for $7.1M

Jasmine Inn Apartments was built in the 1920s.

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Point Loma Apartments Sold For $16.4M

Complex has 34 apartments.

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CHW Closes Deal for National City Towers, Plans Renovations

A pair of side-by-side National City residential towers that provide affordable apartments for low-income seniors will get a complete makeover by their new owner — Community Housing Works.

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Clark’s Experience on Fields Helps It Get SDSU Stadium Deal

BUILDING: Clark’s Experience on Fields Helps It Get SDSU Stadium Deal

When Clark Construction Co. got the $250 million contract to build a new home for Aztec football in Mission Valley, the deal was especially sweet for the man who will oversee the project.

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El Cajon Apartment Building Sold For $3.9M

Building has 21 apartments.

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Lemon Grove Townhome Complex Sold For Nearly $5.6M

Complex has 24 units.

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El Cajon Apartment Complex Sold For $3.9M

Complex has 21 apartments

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Anchor Tenants Signed For Phase II of The Village

An expanding Carmel Valley shopping center has added two tenants to its new section as construction is just getting underway.

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Harbor Club Retail Space Acquired For $13.6M

Project covers 42,810 square feet in downtown's oldest luxury condominium tower.

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Sunroad Enterprises Gets $145M Loan For Kearny Mesa Apartments

Project will have 442 apartments.

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Big Residential Development Planned for Rancho Penasquitos

Plans for development of a new residential community in Rancho Penasquitos edged closer to reality when Lennar Corp. acquired the 41.5 acre site from Atlantic Pacific Cos.

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Kearny Mesa Business Campus Sold For $28.2M

Campus has three buildings.

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San Diego Company Building $17M Tucson Medical Pavilion

Construction due to start in summer.

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La Playa Corona Apartments Sold For $9M

Renovations planned.

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Half Door Brewing Building Sold For $3.8M

Brewery lease will continue.

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Conditions Bring Optimistic View of 2019 Office Sales

Look for San Diego County office sales to perk up for the rest of 2019 after slumping in 2018, according to the real estate tracking firm Yardi Matrix.

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Savills Studley Changes Name to Savills

Savills Studley real estate brokerage has changed its name, dropping Studley to be known simply as Savills throughout North America.

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Coronado Takes the Crown for February Rents

Apartment owners in Coronado raked in more monthly rent per apartment than anywhere else in San Diego County in February, according to a report from an apartment listing company.

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Location of New Library Brought Construction Challenges

ARCHITECTURE: Architects Tapped Craftsman Style

A $21.1 million new Mission Hills-Hillcrest Harley & Bessie Knox Library is both homage to the past and a warning for the future.

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Oceanside Apartments Sold For Nearly $3M

Complex has 12 apartments

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North Park Apartment Complex Sold For Nearly $2.9M

Complex has 15 apartments

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Local Apartment Rent Increases Were Out of Fast Lane in February

San Diego apartment rents in February grew at the slowest rate in six years, according to a report from a national property management and real estate software company.

Parking Changes May Boost Infill Projects

BUILDING: Developers Applaud End of Regulation

Tim Foley, a San Diego developer who specializes in building infill apartment projects in the city’s urban neighborhoods, said he’ll likely be able to build more apartments for less money thanks to a new law that eases parking requirements.

JLL Takes Coworking Space For Satellite Office in Carlsbad

The commercial real estate firm JLL is expanding in San Diego County, opening satellite offices in Carlsbad.

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