An update of the project of expanding the San Diego Convention Center in the Marina District in Downtown San Diego and hotel development was received Tuesday September 07, 2010. The Board of Port Commissioners told staff to begin the environmental process which includes beginning the selection process this month for a consultant to conduct an environmental impact report. This could take some time between 12 to 18 months to complete.
The project for the Convention Center include;
- 200,000 to 250,000 square feet of exhibit space
- 100,000 square feet of meeting rooms
- 80,000 square feet of multi-purpose ballrooms
The project for the hotel development include;
- 250 -500 guest rooms
- Ballroom/meeting space
- Retail space
This project is expected to generate $698 million of economic activity annually in addition to the $1,3 billion a year that the Convention Center already generates.
To read more about this project visit www.portofsandiego.com
The Little Italy Association is a collection of residents including Downtown San Diego Condo homeowners and Downtown San Diego Loft homeowners in the Little Italy District who share a common interest in the positive development of this budding neighborhood. Its open to renters, business owners and for anyone who care to see and contribute to the growth of this area of Downtown San Diego. This group needs participation not only in its meetings but in its community projects as well.The Little Italy Association Board of Directors Meetings will be held at the Lady of the Rosary Parish Hall (1654 State Street) in Downtown San Diego from 8:30a.m. – 10:00a.m on March 2nd, 2010.
Are you struggling with mortgage payments and would like some guidance on how you can contact and work with mortgage companies to find solutions? Check out Fannie Mae’s new website www.KnowYourOptions.com. This site was launshed in early August and is a new consumer education website that help home owners who are a little lost in the mortgage world. The site is both English and Spanish friendly and is easy to navigate.
- Interactive Options Finder to help identify options that might be right for a specific situation
- Calculators to help understand how many of the options work, including refinancing, repayment, forbearance and modification.
- Videos discussing homeowners that already been helped
- A virtual assistant to help walk through the site
- Next steps and helpful forms
For more information visit www.KnowYourOptions.com or www.fanniemae.com