Find out who the major real estate players are in San Diego, as we profile individual leaders in the commercial and residential real estate markets, as well as those in the office leasing marketplace and private sector companies.

  • Steve Ferreira

    Scripps Ranch is most notably known for its heavily wooded terrain and breathtaking mountain views. In 2003, however, many Scripps Ranch residents found themselves the unfortunate victims of a disastrous and devastating fire. The Cedar Fire, which raged on for almost an entire week, burned more than 300 homes in the Scripps Ranch community and caused millions of dollars in damages.

  • Small for-sale office buildings are in demand

    Developers of small, for-sale office buildings are selling their products before the backhoes turn the first piece of dirt on the development site. The demand from business owners who want to own their office building is extremely strong.

  • A thriving economy spurs demand for region's dwindling warehouse inventory

    Whether within caves, sheds, or boxes of cinder blocks, humans have amassed and protected goods within warehouses for millennia.

  • Del Sur's progressive leadership ushers in 'old-fashioned new community'

    Success in San Diego's real estate spectrum requires a delicate balance of experience and tenacity, meticulous planning and negotiation, and an outlook that's more than cutting-edge -- it's progressive.

  • What the 'Average Joe' understands about real estate

    As a producer of complex solutions to real estate questions, I am often asked "But does the Average Joe understand it?" It occurs to me that it is time to write down why the answer to that question is both "yes" and "no."

  • Coldwell Banker says Oceanside offers the most house for the money

    Oceanside remains one of the most affordable housing markets in San Diego County, according to Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage of San Diego/Inland Empire.

  • Americans believe in the real estate bubble

    Is the real estate bubble real or is it all media hype? Over two-thirds (67 percent) of Americans believe there really is a real estate bubble, according to a recent survey by ThinkGlink.com, a real estate advice and information site.

  • Sandra Brower

    Sandra Brower is one of those lucky people who truly loves her job. When asked about her favorite project in her 27-year real estate law career, Brower quickly responds "representing San Diego City Schools in the building of new schools."

  • Jason Wood

    For Jason Wood, seeing DiamondView Tower rise is a dream come true. Wood, director of development for the office tower's developer Cisterra Partners, has dreamed of a career in real estate since he was a child.

  • Bruce Beach, Jim Gilpin and Shawn Hagerty

    When San Diego public agencies find themselves embroiled in real estate and land use issues, they often turn to the law firm of Best Best & Krieger.

  • Craig Shute

    Craig Shute joined the San Diego team as managing director in April 2005.

  • Jerry Jacquet

    Since opening in 1992, Meissner Jacquet Investment Management Services has become the leading San Diego commercial property management firm by providing its clients with exceptional customer service and results that maximize the value of their real estate assets.

  • Barry Hendler

    Barry Hendler is proof that long hours and hard work really do pay off. It may sound cliché, but the Grubb & Ellis|BRE Commercial industrial specialist in San Diego's North County attributes much of his success to just that -- hard work.

  • Concept growing of employers creating proximate housing for workers

    While "workforce housing" is usually defined as housing affordable to low- to moderate-income workers, as commute times increase in San Diego County and home prices remain high, a different concept is emerging: employee housing with convenience.

  • Elevated vacant corner in Mission Valley sold for $22 million

    A vacant 9.95-acre residential parcel of land at the elevated northwest corner of Friars Road and Ulric Street overlooking Mission Valley has been sold for $22,001,500, cash.

  • North County housing resales seem stable despite high inventory

    Despite a high inventory of homes available for sale in North San Diego County, real estate activity in November appears ready to stabilize in more inland communities, such as Fallbrook and Bonsall, as November selling prices increased over October.

  • October new home sales unexpectedly rise 13% to a new record

    WASHINGTON -- U.S. new home sales unexpectedly rose to a record last month, suggesting people bought houses in anticipation of even higher mortgage rates in coming months, a government report showed Tuesday.

  • Hilton on Mission Bay fourth major San Diego hotel property to change hands in 2005

    Large hotel REITs are clamoring to buy trophy hotels here, but there aren't too many big properties coming on the market.

  • Luxury housing average price in San Diego hits all-time record high

    The average luxury home value rose to an all-time high in San Diego County in the third quarter of 2005 compared with a year ago, as the average luxury home in the county now costs $2.07 million.

  • Homes in state at double-digit increases, but some areas leveling

    The median price of an existing home in California in October increased 17.2 percent and sales decreased 2.8 percent compared with the same period a year ago, the California Association of Realtors (CAR) reported Monday.

  • San Diego County will be top spot for investment dollars in 2006

    The demand in San Diego County for industrial, residential and commercial real estate partnered with constricted supply has translated into the nation's best location to invest this upcoming year, according to a 2006 Emerging Trends in Real Estate study by the Urban Land Institute.

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Who's Who in Real Estate - 2014

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Who's Who in Real Estate - 2013

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Who's Who in Real Estate - 2012

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Who's Who in Real Estate - 2011

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Who's Who in Real Estate - 2010

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Who's Who in Real Estate - 2009

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Who's Who in Real Estate - 2008

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Who's Who in Real Estate - 2007

Read about the major real estate players in San Diego, investment and financing options, current market trends, market reports and more in this special section.

Who's Who in Real Estate - 2006

This special report highlights the major real estate players in San Diego, along with individual leaders in commercial and residential markets and the office leasing marketplace.

Who's Who in Real Estate - 2004

Find out who the major real estate players are in San Diego as The Daily Transcript profiles leaders in commercial and residential markets, as well as those in the office leasing marketplace.