Category Archives: November 2008

Urban Design Exhibit

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/urban-design-exhibit/285/ Architects on Exhibit was posted by the San Diego Metropolitan for their November 2008 online edition. Nine leading San Diego architects “that are redefining housing design, development and urbanization in the region” will feature work at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The Architects that have been selected are Teddy Cruz, Sebastián Mariscal, James Brown,… Read More


downtown-san-diego-real-estate/spring-brings-ace-hardware-to-downtown-san-diego/283/ As we continue to see Downtown San Diego develop and grow, we as residents welcome the addition of retail stores that are currently hard to come by in our Downtown neighborhoods. The addition of Ace Hardware is no exception. The below press release written by Pam Schwartz at Sterling Hardware Group, the operator of… Read More

944 Magazine and the UnScene Photography Tour

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/944-magazine-and-the-unscene-photography-tour/280/ 944 Magazine and the UnScene Photography Tour Presents UnScene San Diego Winner flown to LA for final competition & shot at national spread in 944 Magazine The five finalists for UnScene San Diego are: Mike Cutri Tyler Gipe Brian Terry Mike Brown Chad Cavanaugh   WHAT: The UnScene Mobile Photography Tour and 944 Magazine… Read More

Foreclosure Rate Watch: October Foreclosures Drop Dramatically

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/foreclosure-rate-watch-october-foreclosures-drop-dramatically/277/ Foreclosures are a hot topic right now! Are they up? Are they down? How are they compared to last year at this time, last month? There are a lot of questions because some look at the foreclosure rate as a potential indicator into whether were nearing the bottom, skimming right along, or nowhere near… Read More

It may not be in vogue to be optimistic about the future of Downtown San Diegos housing market. But I am. -Doug Wilson, Founder and CEO of Douglas Wilson Cos.

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/%e2%80%9cit-may-not-be-in-vogue-to-be-optimistic-about-the-future-of-downtown-san-diego%e2%80%99s-housing-market-but-i-am%e2%80%9d-doug-wilson-founder-and-ceo-of-douglas-wilson-cos/274/ Given the current state of the economic and real estate industries its easy for us as buyers, sellers, brokers, developers and the like to adopt an increasingly negative outlook. Doug Wilson, the founder and CEO of Doug Wilson Construction, however, does not wish to participate. In the November, 2008 issue of the San Diego… Read More

CCDC News Digest (10-22-08) Board Meeting Summary

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/ccdc-news-digest-10-22-08-board-meeting-summary/272/   The CCDC is the public, non-profit corporation created by the City of San Diego to staff and implement Downtown redevelopment projects and programs. Formed in 1975, the corporation serves on behalf of the San Diego Redevelopment Agency as the catalyst for public-private partnerships to facilitate redevelopment projects adopted pursuant to redevelopment law. Through… Read More

Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge Breaks Ground

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/harbor-drive-pedestrian-bridge-breaks-ground/270/ At 92101 Urban Living were always discussing the ways that a citys infrastructure can add to each individuals take on urban living. This October 23rd article, entitled Unique Pedestrian Overpass to Complete Park to Bay Link, explains the beginning stages of such infrastructure: a new Pedestrian Bridge allowing PETCO Park visitors and Convention… Read More

Home Prices Continue to Fall in San Diego

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/home-prices-continue-to-fall-in-san-diego/268/ In the October 28th edition of, Staff Writer Roger Showley illustrates the recent drop in the home price index in San Diego County: Home price index still tumbling in San Diego. This is an important article for you, the homebuyer, in that it helps to make the decision whether now is the time… Read More