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Young Families…tierd of Suburbia?

Young Families…tierd of Suburbia?

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/young-familiestierd-of-suburbia/117/ Downtown San Diego is not only a place for the young professional or the retired couple, it is a huge hub for young families interested in living outside of suburban sprawls and interested in living an enriched urban lifestyle. Downtown is all ready a family-friendly city, however, as more young urban families are flocking… Read More

New Urbanism

New Urbanism

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/new-urbanism/105/ You may have heard the term ‘New Urbanism before. What is it? It is a housing-revolution, redefining what the popular living environments will be here in the US as we move through the 21st century. Environmental concerns are, or should be, on the forefront of our planets mind, and our population is ever growing…. Read More

February 2008 Downtown San Diego Sales

February 2008 Downtown San Diego Sales

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/february-2008-downtown-san-diego-sales/109/ This graph shows the total number of Feburary sales for 2008 by complex. These are the only downtown San Diego complexes that sold in the month of February, and they are ALL new construction. Electra is downtown’s newest residential high-rise with top-of-the-line amenities and a prime waterfront location. This graph shows the total February… Read More

Free Art Showcase in Gaslamp Quarter!

Free Art Showcase in Gaslamp Quarter!

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/free-art-showcase-in-gaslamp-quarter/114/ What are you doing this weekend? It is expected to be clear and sunny, you’ll probably want to be outside. Here’s a recommendation. The Gaslamp Quarter is hosting yet another event. This Saturday, March 29th, from noon to 7pm, there will be a three-part art show, art exhibit, and art tour. This free art… Read More

Make Something Happen

Make Something Happen

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/make-something-happen/104/ Are you new to downtown? How about old to downtown? Either way, you will probably notice that downtown San Diego is a piece of clay waiting to be molded into something awesome. I am talking about creating a scene, man! A movement! Not a riot, let me be clear on that. I am talking… Read More

Ballpark Neighborhood Abuzz with Buzzed Grass

Ballpark Neighborhood Abuzz with Buzzed Grass

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/ballpark-neighborhood-abuzz-with-buzzed-grass/95/           I don’t know why the title of this piece, please don’t ask. For a moment I thought I was being creative, anyway, walking with my wife and baby girl, Kaia this morning and we cruised on through the Park at the Park. It was awesome. Lots of grounds keepers… Read More

Old Police Headquarters Building

uncategorized/old-police-headquarters-building/96/ If you have ever wondered about that really cool, old looking movie-set type building outside of Seaport Village than wonder no more. By mid year, a $40 Million dollar project is supposed to commence on new restaurants and a public marketplace. Terramar, a developer from Carlsbad is planning to redevelop the 100,000 sq ft… Read More

Understanding What A Median Price Is

uncategorized/understanding-what-a-median-price-is/100/ I know you’re not supposed to end a sentence with a word like “is” or “of” but it was just the headline. Now that we got that cleared up… The Median Home price for San Diego is down 20% from the 2005 peak. Notice the ominous bold letters that are italicised for effect. It’s… Read More

The Markets Within the Market

downtown-san-diego-real-estate/the-markets-within-the-market/101/ A lot is being said of the distressed property market. Of course there is, it is national news. San Diego County is considered a distressed market according to a number of lending guidelines now as well. But what are the “markets within the market”? There are a few categories here: (a)New construction-directly from the… Read More