Cortez Hill Real Estate | Condos, Lofts and Homes for Sale
Anyone who has driven down Cortez Hill on Ash Street in the spring can recall the beauty of lavender jacaranda trees juxtaposed with San Diego’s blue sky and big bay. You feel as if you have risen above the natural beauty of the area to enjoy a “top of the hill” perspective.
In one of the city’s oldest residential neighborhoods, Cortez Hill’s namesake, The El Cortez Hotel, is perched on a hillside. Historic and restored, it is now home to condominiums. Dotting the surrounding area are apartments, modern loft buildings, row homes, town homes and original Victorian Style homes with expansive views of Balboa Park, the bay and the ocean. With a birds eye view of the urban scene below, Cortez Hill is quiet yet not far from the city’s hustle and bustle-it’s the best of both worlds.
The Redevelopment Agency in 1992 envisioned reviving this district by further developing the hill to encourage a mix of residential and commercial infill. Schools, churches and a pedestrian-friendly environment now characterize Cortez Hill. Shops and sidewalk cafes line Fifth and Sixth Avenues with Ash Street providing a gateway to the waterfront. The intimate neighborhood feel, diverse housing opportunities, proximity to downtown’s core and Balboa Park, along with its waterfront and mountain views makes Cortez Hill a desirable, hilltop neighborhood.
Cortez Hill Investment Opportunities
The Cortez Hill neighborhood for investors represents a quiet and peaceful neighborhood. This neighborhood is for the investor who wants to live close to all the action, but not necessarily live right in the middle of everything. Over the next several years, this neighborhood will experience it's fair share of infrastructure and residential development. The current construction will add to the neighborhoods current value and overall charm.Contact a Cortez Hill Real Estate Agent now !
Living in Cortez Hill
Aria is centrally located and is close to restaurants, shops, businesses, recreation and entertainment Downtown San Diego has to offer, without the noise some areas in Downtown San Diego. Aria was developed by The Anka Property Group, an award winning Australian property development group specializing in innovative commercial, retail and residential projects including hi-rise condiminiums an...
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Cortez Blu: on the corner of 8th Avenue and Ash Street in Cortez Hill. This complex offers 67 Condominiums that are available with the options of either 1 or 2 bedrooms. Cortez Blu is a 20 story tower and is a Project developed by K. Hovnanian and designed by the Architectural Firm Martinez and Cutril. Set atop of Cortez Hill, one of San Diego's oldest neighborhoods, still lined with Vict...
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Discovery: is located on the corners of Beech and 8th Street at the top of Cortez Hill. Discovery is a luxury high-rise of concrete construction and was built by BOSA in 2002. Surrounding landmarks include Balboa Park and the historic El Cortez. Building amenities are luxury, as it has one of the best roof decks and one of the best lap pools (10th floor) in all of downtown. Investmen...
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The Solara Lofts: the newest loft properties to be delivered to the Cortez Hill neighborhood. The developer of this project is 1515 Partners LLC. This very unique project is an eight story office building that was converted into 77 loft style condos. The result is an environment with one of a kind appointments and floor plans. Solara Lofts is perfect for the upscale loft concept...
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The Mills at Cortez Hill
The Mills @ Cortez Hill, two buildings, one located on the corners of 6th and Cedar, and the other located on the corners of 7th and Cedar, in the Cortez Hill neighborhood. Both buildings are mid-rises made of steel-frame/wood construction and were completed by Skandia Real Estate Group in 2004. The Mills is within walking distance to Balboa Park, close to Little Italy and Southern Hil...
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