Construction recently began on the full-service Seacoast Inn, being built where an old motel once stood on the Imperial Beach oceanfront. The inn is set to open in 2012.

Construction recently began on the full-service Seacoast Inn, being built where an old motel once stood on the Imperial Beach oceanfront. The inn is set to open in 2012. Photo by Rendering courtesy of Pacifica Cos.

After years of economic setbacks, the City of Imperial Beach is making progress on projects that it hopes will someday help it snag visitors away from glitzier San Diego beach communities to the north...

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