Category Archives: March 2011

The I.D.E.A District – New District in the East Village in Downtown San Diego Proposed

What does I.D.E.A stand for? Innovation, design, education and the arts… Two developers, David Malmuth and Pete Garcia have proposed a design and educational district in the East Village/Ballpark District in Downtown San Diego that could generate 10,000 jobs and $1.8 billion in new construction. The new district, the I.D.E.A District would fill up 35… Read More

Mercado Del Barrio Project in Downtown San Diego

As you walk along the San Diego Bay heading South past Seaport Village, the San Diego Convention Center and the new Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge in the East Village/Ballpark District you will shortly approach the foot of the Coronado Bridge. It is here the 133 acre Barrio Logan Redevelopment Project is taking place. This neighborhood… Read More

North Embarcadero Visionary Plan – Moves forward in Downtown San Diego

A revised version of the North Embarcadero Visionary Plan in the Columbia District in Downtown San Diego was recommended for approval by the California Coastal Commission staff and is expected to be approved by the commission at its meeting on April 13-14, 2011. The $29.6 million project has been under discussion since 1998 and has… Read More

Funding Plan For Downtown San Diego Library Involves Naming Rights

Would you like to see your name on the new Downtown San Diego Library that currently is being built? Downtown San Diego Condo & Loft home owners can now see their name prominently displayed in the East Village/Ballpark District if they can come up with at least $25,000 and at most, $20 million. The San… Read More

Downtown San Diego Condos & Loft Sold in February 2011

There was a total of 78 Downtown San Diego Condos & Lofts sold in February 2011…and almost half of them were all cash transactions. The average sales price dropped 6% from $451,207 in January to $425,475 in February due to 45% of the transactions being under $300,000. The good news is…1/3 of the transactions were… Read More

G Street in Downtown San Diego is Becoming a 1 Way Street

Don’t get surprised when you enter G Street in Downtown San Diego the following weeks. The CCDC has started the G Street convertion into a one way street all the way from Pacific Highway to Union Street. The conversion is part of the San Diego Quiet Zone project, which is designed to improve safety at… Read More