Category Archives: June 2008

San Diego Takes Home The Gold

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/san-diego-takes-home-the-gold/214/ San Diego county builders bring home the gold! The Pacific Coast Builders Conference is the largest show for builders on the West Coast and is held in the Moscone Center in San Francisco yearly. This years theme was Power. Forward. Sustain. which focused on helping homebuilders succeed in a challenging marketplace and being prepared… Read More

4th of July Celebrations

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/4th-of-july-celebrations/211/ In San Diego there is never a lack of events on the 4th of July. Fireworks line the Harbor and bay and numerous other San Diego spots. What are you doing? Not sure yet? Heres a list of San Diego 4th of July events close to downtown. North CountyCarlsbadLegoland’s Red, White and BoomWhere: Legoland1… Read More

Motormouths Beware

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/motormouths-beware/212/ Alright, many of us have our ear glued to our cell phones throughout the day, some of our jobs even revolve around it. Seems we can do everything while talking on them. Changing, eating, bathing…but after July 1st, driving is out, well kind of. Many residents across San Diego County are rushing to buy… Read More

Free Your Mind

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/free-your-mind/213/ Living in the city is a blast. There is never a dull moment between Padre Games, nightlife and the constant movement that an urban life provides. Between work and city play many of us city-dwellers may find it necessary for some R-and-R. Yoga is a great way to slow down, stretch our work-day stagnant… Read More

Higher Gas Prices Mean More Urban Development

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/higher-gas-prices-mean-more-urban-development/210/ I thought that it would be appropriate to write a blog on gas prices and urban development as the price of oil jumped today to an unbelievable $140 a barrel. Many experts predict that gas prices will continue to rise throughout the rest of the year. If the price of a barrel of oil… Read More

San Diego Airport Landing

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/san-diego-airport-landing/195/ As many of us sometimes do, I found myself surfing on Youtube and came across this interesting video. We do so much blogging on the state of the Downtown San Diego Real Estate market and statistics, so I thought this blog entry would be for pure fun. Everyone who lives in Downtown San Diego… Read More

Canine Surfing Competition

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/canine-surfing-competition/209/ This weekend is the 3rd Annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition. Spend this weekend at the beach while helping raise money for a good cause. Saturday, June 28th See Spot surf during the Loews Dog Surfing Competition – the nations original surfing competition for mans best friend. Last year, 47 surf dogs… Read More

Italian Planner looks to San Diego for Smart Growth ideas

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/italian-planner-looks-to-san-diego-for-smart-growth-ideas/204/ I recently read an interesting article in the Union Tribune titled Italian planner marvels at San Diegos smart-growth tenets. It was fascinating hearing a Europeans point of view on San Diegos city planning and development. It is very popular for American architects and planners to travel to Europe to study how the Old World… Read More

Progress in the neighborhood

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/progress-in-the-neighborhood/208/ So what was originally going to be a block with an additional 300-some condos to add to our market is now becoming a boutique hotel, Hotel Indigo and a luxury apartment High Rise, Strata. The cranes are up on both sites and concrete is being poured. Our skyline is improving yet again!

Art and the City

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/art-and-the-city/207/ Art in a city can really define it and represent the people, history, and overall vibe of the city. San Diego is huge on public art as many have noticed, especially around our waterfront. Check out this video from the Port of San Diego, and see what San Diego has to offer in art… Read More