This special report, produced in partnership with the San Diego chapters of BOMA and IFMA, looks at local remodeling and tenant improvement projects.

  • Retail construction, occupancies improved in 1Q 2013

    Construction of new San Diego retail space picked up in the first quarter of 2013, and vacancies continue to decline.

  • ELEN Consulting

    ELEN Consulting Inc. is a service-oriented firm uniquely structured to serve the commercial sector with a staff of engineers highly experienced in the major areas of building design, namely, mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering and lighting design.

  • Phil’s BBQ to debut in Petco Park on Opening Day

    Padres fans will now have access to San Diego’s favorite BBQ when they attend games at Petco Park. Phil’s BBQ will open a location on Padres Opening Day today. Phil’s BBQ will be located in the Park at the Park, next to the Showley Bros. Candy Factory building.

  • Major companies searching for new office space throughout county

    Sempra Energy, Genoptix and Petco, and perhaps the city of San Diego, are looking for office space in San Diego County.

  • A quick look at some recent tenant improvement projects around San Diego

    The Daily Transcript compiled a photo essay of recent tenant improvement projects around the county, from restaurant renovations to a large, historic property. View the slideshow for more detail.

  • IFMA San Diego: 25 years in the community

    The award-winning San Diego chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) invites you to learn more about our organization and how we can assist in your facilities management career.

  • SD contractor finds design niche

    When Jamie Hawkins started building restaurants 25 years ago, he didn't envision becoming one of the industry's leaders in San Diego County.

  • Solar energy systems: Is price or quality more important?

    2013 is on track to be a brilliant year for business owners who are looking to reduce or eliminate their electricity bill while improving their green footprint with a solar energy system.

  • Three San Diego companies team to complete new retail call center

    Three San Diego building industry veterans, Pacific Building Group, Anne Sneed Architectural Interiors and Unisource Solutions, teamed to complete HD Supply’s new retail call center in Santee.

  • The Sublime Ale House signs lease at Polo Plaza in Del Mar

    Location Matters, a full-service retail commercial real estate brokerage firm with a specialized restaurant leasing and development team, facilitated the signing of a 10-year lease for Sublime Ale House at 3702 Via De La Valle in Del Mar, formerly occupied by Tommy V’s Restaurant.

  • BOMA to host career day on June 24

    The San Diego Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) is inviting eligible students, professors and transitioning veterans to participate in BOMA International's 2013 Every Building Conference and Expo Career Day, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 24 at the San Diego Convention Center.

  • BOMA San Diego promotes professional education

    The San Diego Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) has scheduled its next continuing education program -- Foundations of Real Estate Management Classes (Foundations). The classes will be held every Friday starting April 5 through May 3 at various locations throughout San Diego. The classes are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and cost $525 for members and $625 for future members. Optional testing toward Real Property Administration credit will be held on May 10 for an additional fee of $100.

  • Commercial breach of lease: to pursue or not pursue?

    Once possession is no longer an issue, many of our commercial landlord and property management company clients struggle with the decision of whether or not to pursue their former tenant for past and future rent and other losses incurred, including damage to the property, tenant improvement costs and lost broker’s commissions.

  • BOMA raises more than $6,500 for American Lung Association

    The San Diego Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) recently climbed the tallest building in San Diego -- One America Plaza, owned and managed by Irvine Company Office Properties -- and raised over $6,500 for the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb. With a goal of raising $3,500, BOMA’s team far exceeded its target and earned the top spot as No. 1 fundraising team in San Diego.

  • Navy SEAL to bring leadership insight to BOMA

    San Diego’s proud military history will be on display during the BOMA International 2013 Every Building Conference & Expo, June 23–25 in San Diego. Former Navy SEAL team leader Rob O’Neill will be the keynote speaker at this annual industry wide conference for commercial real estate professionals. O’Neill translates his elite SEAL team training into high-impact, actionable insights on leadership, decision making, operating in uncertain environments and becoming the “best of the best.”

  • A deeper shade of green building

    In the absence of carbon pricing, rising electricity consumption exacerbates the risk of severe climate change. Yet, one of the most critical consumers of electricity, the commercial property sector, is also one we know little about in terms of environmental performance. For example, the most comprehensive source of data, the Department of Energy’s Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), was last released in 2003, with information on the energy consumption of just 5,000 buildings.

  • Local firms busy remodeling office, retail spaces

    Whether new or rehabilitated space, San Diego County’s architects and tenant improvement contractors are being kept busy designing and developing more collaborative areas.

  • Vacancy rates drop drastically in South County

    Otay Mesa continues to whittle away at its industrial space, managed to far outpace every other submarket in terms of leasing in the first quarter of 2013.

  • Impact of One Paseo traffic study unclear

    An attempt to clarify the One Paseo traffic study left some still in the dark about what LOS D, E and F mean, and how the project will actually affect local roadways.

  • Warner Springs Ranch sells at auction

    Fred Grand and William McWethy Jr., who have been instrumental in transforming Heritage Park and the Hacienda Hotel in Old Town, will now have the chance do the same to the Warner Springs Ranch Resort.

  • Brokers say office, industrial improvement may bring spec construction

    San Diego County's office and industrial markets continue to improve, and brokers at the local Colliers International office said they are reaping the benefits. “We are clearly in a recovery,” said Jim Spain, Colliers regional managing director, adding that his brokerage is stronger than it has been since 2006.

  • Homebuyers, investors flock to 'hip' North Park

    Home prices are skyrocketing in North Park, giving investors the advantage and leaving first-time homebuyers in the dust.

  • Church construction active in SD area, but few religious property sales

    While 2012 wasn’t exactly a banner year for church construction and sales, there are plans moving forward in San Diego County and Southern California.

Archived Reports

Commercial Space - 2015

Find out the latest trends as we explore commercial space and real estate.

Commercial Space - 2014

Find out the latest trends as we explore commercial space and real estate.

Commercial Space - 2012

This special report, produced in partnership with the San Diego chapters of BOMA and IFMA, looks at local remodeling and tenant improvement projects.

Commercial Space - 2011

Read commercial real estate leaders' industry projections for the remainder of 2011 in this special report.

Commercial Space - 2010

Find out the latest trends as we explore commercial space, tenant options and market reports in Commercial Remodeling & Tenant Improvements.

Commercial Space - 2009

Find out the latest in commercial remodeling and TI as the Transcript partners with the San Diego Building Owners and Managers Association to bring you news, views and market trends.

Commercial Space - 2008

Find out the latest news, views and market trends in commercial remodeling and tenant improvement.

Commercial Space - 2007

This special report looks at local remodeling and tenant improvement projects recently completed or under way.

Commercial Space - July 2006

In this special report, the Transcript looks at San Diego's commercial real estate industry, including some of the local remodeling and tenant improvements projects that have recently been completed or are under way. The Transcript collaborated with BOMA San Diego to present this section.

Commercial Space - 2005

In this special report, sponsored by BOMA San Diego, we'll take a look at San Diego's commercial real estate industry —especially at some of the local remodeling and tenant improvement projects that have recently been completed or are under way.