Electra: Raising the Bar on Downtown San Diego Living

uncategorized/electra-raising-the-bar-on-downtown-san-diego-living/33/ This month, Downtown San Diego is premiering a new residential high rise, The Electra. Electra is a BOSA Development which automatically marks it as a design not to be ignored. BOSA is Downtown San Diegos principal contributor and is responsible for such signature buildings as Park Place and The Legend.Electras name derives from the… Read More

San Diego Holiday Fun

uncategorized/san-diego-holiday-fun/32/ What could there possibly be to do in “Sunny-San-Diego” during the Christmas season? You’d be suprised. San Diego offers a tremendous amount of activities over the Holiday Season. Ice Skating to Tree-Lighting ceremonies to Holiday Concerts to Snow in Petco Park! Check out this site ‘Holiday Guide in San Diego’ for a list of… Read More

15 Steps to Take When Purchasing a Home

  Step 1. Organize and Understand Your Finances Get organized…understand where you are at financially. A credit report is an overview of how you manage your finances. A prospective home owner must know what their credit reports say about their financial history before applying for a mortgage. Credit reports play an imperative role in the… Read More

Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge

uncategorized/harbor-drive-pedestrian-bridge/30/ A Harbor Drive Pedestrian suspension bridge will provide people with safe passage from Park Boulevard to the Convention Center without encountering car and train traffic.  The project will complete a 100- year old vision of a Park-to-Bay Link, connecting two important regional assets: Balboa Park and San Diego Bay. The bridge will improve traffic… Read More

The Olde Cracker Factory: Living History into Living Space

uncategorized/the-olde-cracker-factory-living-history-into-living-space/29/ Located at 448 West Market between Columbia and State Streets in Downtown San Diegos Marina District, The Olde Cracker Factory was built in 1913. This historic landmark is being restored into 11 live/work lofts, including four penthouse units, office, and ground floor retail space. Construction is under way and is to be completed by… Read More

Vision of Downtown’s Future: The North Embarcadero Visionary Plan

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/vision-of-downtowns-future-the-north-embarcadero-visionary-plan/25/ To me, one of the best parts of Downtown San Diego is that it is situated on the waterfront. With the year around gorgeous weather, theres nothing better than being able to walk out my front door, down a couple blocks and cruise along the bay. With the year-round gorgeous San Diego weather, the… Read More

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Returns!

uncategorized/san-diego-bay-wine-food-festival-returns/23/ Wine and fine food enthusiasts from all over gather for the annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival. This week long festival (November14-18) features 160 wineries, 60 fine-dining restaurants, celebrity chef demonstrations, wine dinners, cooking and wine tasting classes and more! Brian Malarkey: Executive Chef of Ocean Aire New to this year’s scedule… Read More

The Curtain Rises again at downtown’s Balboa Theatre

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/the-curtain-rises-again-at-downtowns-balboa-theatre/24/ Thousands pass by the Balboa Theatre daily, rarely noticing the once thriving cultural center at the corner of Fourth Avenue and E Street. Opened in 1924 by the Balboa Building Company, the 1,524-seat venue cost $80,000 to build. The theatre was host to nationally recognized vaudeville acts and major movie stars throughout the 20’s…. Read More

Solara Lofts Honored at 2007 SAM Awards

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/solara-lofts-honored-at-2007-sam-awards/22/ Solara Lofts received the top award for Best Model Home Interior Design for an attached home with an average sales price of $500,001 and over, at the countywide 2007 SAM Awards held at the San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina in September. Unique among its competitors, Solar Lofts began its sales process just prior… Read More