Gain insight into some of the latest news and local trends in this Real Estate Regional Report.

  • Vacancy rates for industrial space at lowest in years

    A Cassidy Turley report concludes the industrial vacancy rate fell for the seventh consecutive quarter during the first three months of the year -- ending at 9.3 percent -- its lowest level since mid-2011.The report tallied 366,165 square feet of net absorption for the first quarter. That meant that more than 4 million square feet of space has been absorbed countywide since June 30, 2011 -- equating to a quarterly average of 577,000 square feet.

  • Uptick in leases for Class B office space

    There was a time, only a couple of years ago, when vast chunks of Class A office space in San Diego County were occupied during a flight to quality free for all. Now, it’s time for Class B to shine.

  • Economic improvement means increase in mortgage rates

    Mortgage rates bumped up after Ben Bernanke’s speech in late May on concern that quantitative easing will be phased out, said Mark Goldman, a real estate professor at San Diego State University.

  • Homes priced around $400K see surge in the market

    The county is experiencing multiple offers and price increases, mostly among houses priced in the $400,000 range.

  • Hoteliers seek to revitalize Borrego Springs

    The community of Borrego Springs is hoping for new beginnings as the Rams Hill is in escrow, the neighboring Casa del Zorro gears up for a June 15 opening, and the Borrego Springs Resort is for sale as well.

  • Finding a commercial real estate lender

    Let’s assume you need a loan to purchase commercial real estate. Sometimes it’s better to rent instead of buy, but that is a wholly different issue (one I covered in an earlier article; if you missed it, just email me).

  • A full-service firm for commercial real estate

    CIRE Partners is a full-service investment firm based in La Jolla, comprised of highly skilled professionals assisting clients nationwide. The company's mission is to provide clients with the highest level of professional advisory services to accurately meet their real estate investment goals. They are focused on building long-term client relationships through honest evaluation and innovative strategies to create and preserve wealth for clients’ Commercial Investment Real Estate portfolios.

  • How does a solar energy system impact commercial property values?

    It’s a given that a solar energy system will allow you to slash your monthly electric bill while protecting your business from the upward spiraling energy rates of your utility company.

  • What’s in a handshake?

    In today’s virtual world of smartphones, Wi-Fi hotspots and online networking, it’s easy to forget the value of face-to-face interactions. Business professionals have become accustomed to virtually checking everything, from their email to LinkedIn profile and an evening dinner reservation. In an age where efficiency is key, the importance of meeting in person has gone to the wayside.

  • Providing superior technology starting from the ground up

    It’s a new age, a new millennium, and it was time for a new way of thinking. With many technology companies becoming dinosaurs in their own industry.

  • Greener landscape architecture at the office

  • More small businesses investing in commercial property

    Two years ago, business had bounced back for fitness equipment manufacturer Jeffrey Partrick after hitting a low in 2009. He needed a bigger, better organized space for his 30-year-old company, Hoist Fitness Systems. When his lease for the Miramar facility was up for renewal, he decided to buy land and build a new factory from the ground-up.

  • Local properties name BOMA 360 Performance buildings

    BOMA San Diego has announced that Kilroy Santa Fe Summit and Kilroy Centre Del Mar, owned and managed by Kilroy Realty Corporation, and Hazard Center Office Tower, managed by PM Realty Group, received the prestigious BOMA 360 Performance designation for multiple office buildings in the San Diego area.

  • CREW San Diego announces UCREW for college students

  • BOMA San Diego awards commercial real estate professionals educational scholarship

    The San Diego Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) announced that Rhonda Vicker of Meissner Jacquet and Amber Molina of Colliers International are this year’s chosen recipients of the 2013 Jack Moshgat Scholarships.

  • Residential rents increase as supply drops, demand surges

    There has been a lot of media attention recently on the housing market’s recovery, and how homeowners with underwater mortgages are seeing their homes appreciate in value, as buyers and investors chase down a scant supply of for-sale homes in desirable neighborhoods.

  • BOMA to host industry career day June 24

    The San Diego Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) is inviting eligible students, professors and transitioning veterans to participate in BOMA International's 2013 Every Building Conference & Expo Career Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 24, 2013, at the San Diego Convention Center.

  • Notable commercial sales

    San Diego County has had some significant commercial property sales during the past few months, but just how active they will be in the future will depend on the asset class.

Profiles

  • Ted 'ranchoTed' Przybylek

    Just about everyone who's applied for a property loan has a story to tell: delays, cancellations, escrow fallouts. Lending specialist Ted Przybylek has seen them all, and is usually able to help turn them around.

  • Coldwell Banker Commercial: Trent Wagenseller

    Specializing in coastal commercial properties, Trent Wagenseller is right at home in La Jolla. Returning in 1998, he has remained based on Prospect Street as one of about only 20 Certified Commercial and Investment Members of Coldwell Banker Commercial in Southern California.

  • Butler Burgher Group: John Browne

    Valuation, advisory and assessment firm Butler Burgher Group may be new to San Diego, but its principals wanted a seasoned professional as managing director of their regional office here. So they turned to John M. Browne, MAI, a practicing appraiser for 12 years in his adopted hometown.

Archived Reports

Real Estate Regional Report - 2015

Gain insight into some of the latest news and local trends in this Real Estate Regional Report.

Real Estate Regional Report - 2014

Gain insight into some of the latest news and local trends in this Real Estate Regional Report.

Real Estate Regional Report - 2012

Gain insight into some of the key issues facing the real estate industry in this Real Estate Regional Report.

Real Estate Regional Report - 2011

This special report provides updates on some of the major developments around the county and offers insight into some of the key issues facing the industry.

Real Estate Regional Report - 2010

Gain new insight into some of the key issues facing the real estate and building industry in this Real Estate Regional Report.

Real Estate Regional Report - 2009

Get updates on local markets and current developments, and take a closer look at the nominees of this year's Smart Growth Awards.

Real Estate Regional Report - 2008

Get updated on some of the latest developments around San Diego County, and gain new insight into some of the key issues facing the building industry.

Real Estate Regional Report - 2007

This special report provides updates on some of the major developments around the county and offers insight into some of the key issues facing the building industry.

Real Estate Regional Report - 2006

Read up on the latest real estate developments in demand in San Diego County and gain insight into some of the key issues facing the building industry.

Real Estate Regional Report - 2005

In this special report, we explore new developments around the county and discuss some of the issues facing the industry -- such as affordable housing, land use and commercial real estate demands. The Daily Transcript is also the media sponsor of the Workforce Housing Conference presented by USD's Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, an event that focuses on solutions to the workforce housing crisis and features individuals from the public sector, labor, employers, environmental coalitions, military and the real estate industry.