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The retail real estate market seems to be improving, but e-commerce remains the pachyderm in the plaza.

International passenger traffic at San Diego International Airport set a record in 2013 for the second consecutive year, increasing 21.5 percent over 2012 with 627,596 total international passengers served.

The San Diego retail market did not experience much change in vacancy in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a CoStar Group report.

After a year's worth of delays, the San Diego Tourism Authority is launching its biggest-ever marketing campaign, a $12 million print and TV advertising package that will begin with this weekend's Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines.

Pacific Beach is known as a haven for post-collegiate party-goers and surfers, but as real estate prices continue to increase, it is becoming home to more young professionals and families. PB, as it’s commonly called, is the most popular beach destination in San Diego and draws large crowds in the summer. It features a large local nightlife scene, with a wide variety of bars, clubs, eateries and coffee houses. In addition to the night’s entertainments, there’s plenty to do in PB, from surfing and water sports at the beach to biking, rollerblading, strolling and people watching along the 3-mile boardwalk. Boutiques and restaurants line the boardwalk and Garnet Avenue, the main thoroughfare through PB.

The city of Vista has contracted with the North County office of Lee & Associates to sell 20 municipally owned properties, and lease 14,500 square feet in the Vista Civic Center complex.

Home to the first Spanish settlements in the area, Mission Valley today is a mecca for shopping with three big malls, a visitor’s hub with Hotel Circle which offers a variety of accommodations and easy access to freeways and attractions, and Qualcomm Stadium, home of the Chargers and San Diego State University’s Aztecs.

San Diego-based Bartell Hotels has completed a $13 million expansion of its Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside property in Point Loma.

The Jamul Indian Village of California (JIV) and a wholly owned subsidiary of Wyomissing, Pa.-based Penn National Gaming Inc., announced the beginning of construction on the proposed $360 million Hollywood Casino Jamul on JIV's 6-acre reservation in the east San Diego County community of Jamul, approximately 20 miles east of downtown San Diego off state Route 94.

Plans are moving forward to renovate and enhance two Port of San Diego hotels on Shelter Island.

The third-largest city in the county, for decades Oceanside has been known as a military and vacation home town. In recent years, the city has worked to transform downtown into a bustling, walkable district. New hotels, more upscale shops and restaurants, and craft breweries are on the way.

Carlsbad-based Terramar Retail Centers announced Tuesday that it has paid $99.5 million to acquire the 223,000-square-foot Laulani Village Shopping Center in Ewa Beach, Oahu, Hawaii.

More than 858,000 attendees are expected at the San Diego Convention Center in 2014, which would be the most since 2008, according to a report released Monday.

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters has secured a new retail location in the Little Italy neighborhood of San Diego.

More luxury vehicles, a larger eco-friendly car presence and the 50th anniversary celebration of the Ford Mustang are some of the highlights at this year’s San Diego International Auto Show.

San Diego-based Jack in the Box (Nasdaq: JACK) introduced its egg white and turkey breakfast sandwich on Monday.

Thella Bowens became CEO and president of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority within two months of it being established after the airport’s separation from the Port of San Diego.

When he was a youngster in Flint, Michigan, Gordon Carrier would frequently ride his bicycle past a little yellow house he remembers as looking different than any of the other houses in the entire area. Now a founding member and design principal of the San Diego-based architecture firm, Carrier Johnson + CULTURE, with award-winning projects throughout the world, Carrier credits the house with inspiring his initial interest in becoming an architect.

A group of La Jolla citizens is suing the city of San Diego over the smell of sea lion excrement coming from the cliffs of La Jolla Cove.

Imagine a place of breathtakingly spectacular natural beauty, with a variety of magnificent beaches and an abundance of marine life; a place where the average temperature is a perfect 71 degrees (and rarely exceeds 85); a place that affords to its residents and visitors alike an array of world-class restaurants, shopping and performance arts, along with internationally renowned health care facilities, schools, research institutions, museums, and golf courses; a place that is/was called home by noted actors, authors, astronauts, musicians, playwrights, physicians, scientists and Nobel laureates. It's unimaginable that such a place actually exists. And yet it does. Right here. It's a place called La Jolla.

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