Ray Huard

Reporter

Email: rhuard@sdbj.com
Phone: 858-361-8082

Recent Stories

Pacific Beach Housing Project Sold

$2.6 million sale

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Capstone Advisors Acquires Arizona Property

$14 million deal

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Oceanside Apartments Sold

$3 million sale

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Expanded Affordable Housing Project Planned

DEVELOPMENT: Bridgedeck Apartments in Normal Heights to Cost $80M

Plans for a Normal Heights affordable project have been expanded with the acquisition of more land for the project and a shot of preliminary funding.

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East County Drone Company Takes Off

TECH: Navy Veteran Seeing His Dream Come True

A Santee-based aerial drone company started by Navy veteran Scott Painter and his wife in their La Mesa home in 2014 has grown so rapidly that the company is looking to expand.

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Bankers Hill Apartments Sold

Built in 1926

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No Room at The Lab

Demand for Life Science Space Reaches Record Levels

Demand for life science space is reaching record levels as venture capital money pours into the region.

Chula Vista Apartment Complex Sold

$4.3 million sale

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Otay Mesa Industrial Building Sold

Newly built

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San Marcos Apartments Sold

$6.8 million sale

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$14 Million Apartment Project Completed

Downtown Chula Vista Drawing Developer Interest

Downtown Chula Vista has gained a $14 million apartment project as the city’s drive to improve its core neighborhood is drawing developer interest.

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San Diego Seeing Tightest Housing Market in Years

Even with Some Buyer Fatigue, Prices Still Rising and Multiple Offers Commonplace

Buyer fatigue has hit San Diego’s real estate market as some people are taking a break after making offers on several homes to no avail, according to several real estate agents.

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Shroom Boom Coming to Vista

PROPERTY: Health Food Supplement Co. Signs $25M Lease

A Carlsbad company that makes mushroom powder as a health food supplement is moving to a Vista industrial and office building, where it signed a $25 million lease.

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Sorrento Mesa Office Buildings Sold For $146M

296,327 square-foot project

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SENTRE Buys Temecula Industrial Building

$40.8 million sale

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Vista Apartment Complex Sold

$9.5 million sale

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Apartment Complex Makes a Mark

Normal Heights Project Draws Both Design Praise, Criticism

A Normal Heights apartment project has drawn praise and criticism for its distinctive design and appearance.

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Carlsbad Office Building Sold

$19.5 million sale

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Koshley to Head Ware Malcomb

Replaces Tiffany English

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Miramar Business Park Sold

Six-building sale

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Westcore Buys Ventura County Warehouse

$20 million sale

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Stos Partners Buys Pomona Warehouse

$22.3 million deal

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New Service Promises to Make Home Shopping Easier

REAL ESTATE: Co. Uses AI to Give Buyers More Details in Home Searches

A former San Diego aerospace engineer has formed a technology-based real estate company that uses artificial intelligence with a goal of revolutionizing the way people search for houses online.

Rancho Santa Fe Center Sold

Five buildings

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Car Wash Sold

$5.8 million sale

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Spring Valley Housing Development Planned

KB Home to Build Mix of 203 Townhomes, Single Family

KB Home plans to build a Spring Valley development that will have 203 homes in a mix of townhomes and single-family homes.

New MiraCosta Building Designed to Inspire

ARCHITECTURE: Planned With More Than Simply Taking Classes in Mind

When MiraCosta Community College set about building a $37.4 million chemistry and biotechnology building, the college wanted something more than a place for students to simply take classes and perform experiments.

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$300M Housing Project Planned

REAL ESTATE: Former Golf Course to Be Site

A $300 million housing development is planned for a former golf course in Carmel Valley.

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Hillcrest Apartments Sold

Six-apartment project

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La Mesa Apartments Sold

75 apartment complex

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Miramar Industrial Park Sold

Five buildings

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Cazador Investments Buys Apartment Complexes

Vista apartments included

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When It Comes to Apartments, Luxury Is In Demand

Downtown Tower Construction Has Continued Unabated

San Diego’s appetite for luxury apartments is coming back as strong as ever, if it even waned during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tower 16 Acquired Phoenix Apartment Complex

$30 Million sale

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Stos Partners Buys Simi Valley Property

$20 million deal

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Firm Takes on Global Warming

All New Miller Hull Partnership Projects Aim to Be Carbon Neutral

The architectural firm of the Miller Hull Partnership based in Seattle with offices in San Diego said that all its projects from now on will aim at being carbon neutral, with a National City mixed-use project among the first.

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Kilroy Building Tower in Little Italy

Pacific Highway Property Covers Full City Block

Kilroy Realty Corp. based in Los Angeles has acquired property in Little Italy for $42 million with plans to build an office tower on it.

La Costa Shopping Center Gets $10M Renovation

REAL ESTATE: Look and Feel of Center Upgraded with New Shops, Open Areas

A La Costa shopping mall has undergone a more than $10 million renovation as property owners upgrade the look and feel of the center with new shops and open areas for people to gather.

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One Paseo Earns Gold Nugget

PCBC Awards Development Best Mixed Use Project

Kilroy Realty Corp.’s One Paseo development in Carmel Valley has won a top award from the Pacific Coast Builder’s Conference (PCBC) as the best mixed use project of the year.

Tierrasanta Shopping Center Sold

$15.5 million deal

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Capstone Advisors Sells Land and Restaurant

Land sale was $9 million

Alpine Apartment Projects Sold

$54.1 million sale

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Chula Vista’s Western Neighborhoods Draw New Development

REAL ESTATE: Long Ignored Areas See Growth Trend

Silvergate Development based in Point Loma is building new apartment projects in Chula Vista as part of what’s becoming a growing push for development in the city’s west side that had long been ignored.

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Transformed from Blocky to Dramatic

Aging Office Building Seeing Big Changes

An aging Torrey Pines office building is being completely redone for BioMed Realty into a life science mecca that turns the traditional work environment on its head.

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Mid-City Apartment Project Creates an Open and Usable Area

CONSTRUCTION: $81M Development Aims to Bring Vitality Back to Neighborhood

An $81 million affordable apartment project is going up in San Diego’s Mid-City neighborhood with an aim of bringing a new sense of vitality to the neighborhood.

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San Marcos Cold Storage Building Sold

$42.2 million sale

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Apartment Projects Drawing Investors

Buyers Snapping Up San Diego Multi-Family Complexes

Real estate investors are pouring money into San Diego multi-family projects snapping up everything from raw land to build on to well established apartment complexes.

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San Diego Brokers Arrange Riverside Sale

$23 million sale

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