ECONOMY: Bold Moves Often Missing in Key Developments
Getting big projects done in the San Diego region is often a nearly impossible task, with the downtown San Diego Convention Center the latest to run into trouble.
PROPERTY: Record Rents, Strong Revenue Limited Space All Factors
Despite recent closings of some big-box retailers such as Toys R Us and moves by others to scale back operations, the retail market in San Diego County is thriving heading into the second half of the year, according to commercial property brokerages.
For the past five years Mission Valley has been the hottest submarket in San Diego County for office space, racking up 683 deals.
TECH: From Building to Selling, Tech Tools Are Now a Must
Drones that help map buildings and property in a fraction of the time than it used to involve, and virtual reality systems that take people inside buildings still in the planning stages are among the technological innovations that are transforming commercial real estate.
Tijuana is heating up as a place for industrial companies looking to relocate or expand, according to a recent report by the commercial brokerage firm CBRE.
A vacant historic former retirement home and Catholic convent in La Mesa will be resurrected as a 130-unit apartment complex in a $40 million joint venture by Pathfinder Partners and Silvergate Development.
PROPERTY: East Village Site Maximizes Advantages
With the unassuming name of “Block D,” downtown San Diego’s newest office building might sound bland and generic. It’s far from the case.
Downtown building lobbies are getting extra attention from owners as part of an overall drive to spruce up older buildings to compete with newer offerings.
Special Report: Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Keeping an in-house staff of tradesmen from carpenters to plumbers and quickly embracing new technology is the secret behind the meteoric rise in revenue for North County’s Level 3 Construction.
PROPERTY: A $30M Renovation Will Test Office Market Demand
A once-glitzy downtown mall that sported top-of-the-line shops like Gucci, Cartier and Tiffany & Co. — The Paladion — will be reborn, transformed by Bosa Development but as an upscale office project.
A downtown San Diego charter school has signed a 99-year lease with the San Diego Community College District to take over a former adult education center at 1400 Park Blvd., at the end of the City College campus.
PROPERTY: Arrangement Helps New Practitioners; Basic Supplies Provided
When a water pipe burst in their downtown San Diego medical office building, Pacific Medical Care had to find some place fast where they could see 40 to 50 patients a day.
San Diego County retail centers continue to expand despite conventional wisdom that says retail is hurting as shoppers turn to their computers instead of taking a trip to the store.
PROPERTY: Bankers Hill Seen as Prime Spot for Projects
Bankers Hill is getting a new luxury condominium project, The Park, in which most of the condos have their own elevators.
With office space at a premium in San Diego and rental rates rising, many companies are eager to renew their leases.
This may come as no surprise to anyone who’s driven through downtown San Diego and seen all the construction cranes, but more new apartments are being built downtown than anywhere else in San Diego County, according to Apartments.com, an apartment listing company.
BUILDING: Diverse Roles Are Offered in High Demand Sector
Theresa DeMarco has worked as a structural steel welder, ran her own construction company and is a project manager for Emmerson Construction in San Diego.
Construction Co.’s Culture Creates Value Proposition for Clients and Employees
In an industry that has failed to attract women in significant numbers, Johnson & Jennings General Contracting stands out.
Project serves the University of Oregon in Eugene.