Real Estate


Down payment changes could help now, but mean trouble later

Relaxed guidelines for lower down payments could be a short-term fix for the housing market and boost buying while mortgage rates are low.

Building, lots in PB sold by Kaiser

The former Kaiser Permanente Mission Bay Medical Office building in Pacific Beach at 3033 Bunker Hill St., San Diego 92109, and two non-contiguous nearby lots on Del Ray St., have been sold for $2.45 million.

OB complex sold

The three-bedroom/two-bathroom single-family house and two additional units in Ocean Beach at 2121-2125 Wabaska Court, San Diego 92107, have been sold for $725,000 cash.

Apartment in Golden Hill on C St. sold

Completed foreclosures decline in Sept.

Simon Property Group exec named to Realty Income's board

'Agent Reboot' presents key digital strategies for successful agents

Sherman office complex sold

Apartment in Old Town on San Diego sells

Apartments in Chula Vista sold

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San Diego's first public market to open at Liberty Station

While public markets don't always succeed, restauranteur David Spatafore and The Corky McMillin Cos. are banking they will have the right formula for the Liberty Public Market in Point Loma.

Vacancy rates for office, industrial space and housing are low countywide

Some of San Diego County's office and industrial markets are tight enough to justify speculative construction, while developers may never be able to build enough apartments here to satisfy the demand.

Editor's Choice: Top Commercial Sales

This list was compiled from properties featured from Jan. 1, 2014 to Sept. 30, 2014 in “Deal of the Week,” a weekly column by Daily Transcript Real Estate Editor Richard Spaulding. Transactions are listed by property type.

Editor's Choice: Top Commercial Leases

This list was compiled from properties featured from Jan. 1, 2014 to Sept. 30, 2014 in “Deal of the Week,” a weekly column by Daily Transcript Real Estate Editor Richard Spaulding. Transactions are listed by property type.

Local organization offers networking, resources for commercial Realtors

Networking opportunities for real estate professionals abound for members of the Commercial Real Estate Alliance of San Diego.

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Leasing Notes

Steve and Linda Carpenter and Steve and Robin Root, dba Urban Barn Nick Zech, Matt Orth and Nancy Murphy of CDC Commercial Inc. TEJ Enterprises, LLC Zech, Orth and Murphy Retail 7,000 square feet Escondido CA 92025 404 E. Grand Ave. 36 month a retail consignment store triple net $131,249 10/22/2014 and Terran Marketing Nick Zech and Matt Orth of CDC Commercial Inc Pacifica Real Estate II and SR16 West Mission Road Conor Boyle and John Witherall of Colliers International Retail 1,772 square feet Escondido CA 92029 2120 W. Mission Road, Suite 180 18 month a showroom and storage for treadmill and fitness related products triple net $28,349 10/22/2014
AVR Recycling Josh Burland of Burland Commercial Gateway Knitting Ltd themselves Warehouse 6,146 square feet San Diego CA 92102 650 Gateway Center, Suites H, I, J 36 month flex, renewal $150,000 10/21/2014
32 North Josh Burland of Burland Commercial 8655 Production LLC Tim Gosselin and Justin Maiolo of Lee and Associates Industrial 7,395 square feet San Diego CA 92121 8655 Production Ave. 60 month a craft brewery $385,000 10/21/2014
Cozy Creative Center Austin Dias of Duhs Commercial CIF Granite Hills, LP Scott Duhs of Duhs Commercial Retail 7,500 square feet El Cajon CA 92019 764 Jamacha Road 5 year sewing, quilting and crafts store $510,633 10/13/2014
Last Updated 10/22/2014

Top 5 Homesales

14-0466037 house Vista CA 92081 1925 Oxford Ct Veronica G. Lopez David L. Cooper and Laura L. Cooper, trustees 146-062-24 $350,000 10/28/2014 10/30/2014
14-0466144 house Chula Vista CA 91913 1506 Bath Ave SR V-2 R-6, LLC Ronald P. Soriano and Mylene T. Soriano 644-371-09 $450,000 10/28/2014 10/30/2014
14-0466170 house San Diego CA 92127 15785 Tanner Ridge Rd Spic Del Sur, LLC Prasannakumar Seeram and Priya R. Manjankarni 678-682-04 $843,000 10/28/2014 10/30/2014
14-0466173 house Carlsbad CA 92010 3609 Four Peaks St Brookfield Robertson PA17, LLC Michael D. Boe and Kaleigh A. Boe 168-370-11 $878,500 10/28/2014 10/30/2014
14-0466208 condo San Diego CA 92111 2005 Burton St #11 Jack F. Copeland, Jr. and Nun S. Copeland Conceicao F. DaSilva, trustee 431-440-20-11 $277,000 10/28/2014 10/30/2014
Last Updated 10/28/2014

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In The News

Oct. 29, 2014, 5:00 P.M. -- In local news, the James Irvine Foundation donated $1 million to upgrade Balboa Park’s wireless network and technology, and SPAWAR executives are working to balance a great need for cybersecurity funding with a declining budget.

SDAR Scoop

SDAR Scoop October 2014

Oct. 13, 2014 -- George Chamberlin and Leslie Kilpatrick, president of the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors, discuss recent housing numbers and SDAR's Member Appreciation Week running from Monday, Oct. 13 through Friday, Oct. 17.

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High-end outlet shops open at San Ysidro shopping center

Oct. 23, 2014 -- Visitors to the various outlet stores in San Ysidro now have more shopping options, as a new outlet center opened in October. The Outlets at the Border will have stores like H&M, Armani Exchange, Nixon and A'GACI.

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Commercial Property - 2014

This special report covers current market conditions, new projects and industry highlights.

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The Real Deal

Join The Daily Transcript in recognizing the 2013 commercial real estate deals of the year. We'll look at top commercial leases and sales over the past year, and see what's in store for 2014.

Environmental Innovation

Keep up with the latest green products, eco-friendly buildings and environmentally innovative businesses in San Diego.

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Soaring Dimensions - San Diego is Building Again. Get Involved!

Soaring Dimensions 2014, now and all year long on San Diego Source. The special report features articles, profiles and videos on some of San Diego's most recognized companies involved in making San Diego soar once more. Construction, architecture, engineering, tenant improvement companies, plus law firms and government, all working to create a vibrant economy and positive local impact.

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Ted Bumgardner, Xpera Group

Ted Bumgardner, president of Xpera Group, discusses the many different support services the company offers to the construction industry, including forensics, construction management, quality assurance and more.

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