Whole Foods Expected to Come To Downtown Near Little Italy

Whole Foods Market is set to open its doors in downtown, bringing a fresh, high-end grocery shopping experience right to your doorstep.

Unveiling Freedom Park at Navy Pier: A Canvas of Culture, Courage and Community

Explore Freedom Park at Navy Pier: A tribute to veterans, blending history, nature, and community in San Diego.

Update on Bosa’s Project Between 8th and 9th on B Street

The City’s website now says 8th and B is going to be 389 condo units coupled with 9,400 square feet of retail space.

Balboa Park’s Botanical Building – Much Needed Restoration

Step into the heart of San Diego, where the Botanical Building in Balboa Park, a beloved landmark, is undergoing a significant transformation.

Two Residential Apartment Towers Added to the Campus at Horton

Stockdale Capital Partners are planning two impressive 40-story residential apartment towers on this historic 10-acre site.

Motorized Transportation Banned Along San Diego’s Embarcadero

The Local Waterfront Authority has recently passed a set of new regulations concerning the use of mobility devices.

Topgolf Callaway is One Step Closer to a San Diego Harbor Island Location

I am really excited about the potential Topgolf location on San Diego’s Harbor Island. It will be great for residents and visitors!

Bye Bye Birdie… Scooters Leave San Diego

Bird, the last remaining scooter company operating in San Diego, has announced it will no longer be doing business in the city.

The New Children’s Park is Now Open!

The Children’s Park in Downtown San Diego is a testament to the city’s commitment to enhancing the quality of life for its residents and visitors alike.

Target is Exiting Downtown San Diego Before Opening

Target’s departure from this location left many puzzled, as the company provided minimal explanation for its decision.

Rumors of a Big Change to A Bosa Project Under Construction

The lot bound by 8th, 9th, B and C Street, initially planned as a 473-unit apartment building, might be undergoing a transformation.

The Port of San Diego Reclaims Site: Navy to End 100-Year Lease

The Port of San Diego has announced that it has reached an agreement with the Navy to terminate their lease for the site at 1220 Pacific Hwy.

Downtown San Diego’s Waterfront Park Expansion

Discover the transformative 1.5-acre expansion of Waterfront Park in Downtown San Diego, opening Spring 2024.

First Wave of Retail Tenants at Horton: A Downtown Game-Changer

Discover the first wave of retail tenants announced for Horton, the game-changing mixed-use development in Downtown San Diego.

Bosa Development Applied For a Permit For 1st and Island

This is, arguably, Bosa’s most valuable parcel of land in Downtown San Diego, given its amazing location in Marina District.

Request for Proposals Under California’s Surplus Land Act

In May, the City of San Diego opened the door to proposals for 2 separate projects in Downtown San Diego under California’s Surplus Land Act.

Digital Ad Kiosks Approved by the City of San Diego

These digital ad kiosks will provide information that is vital for tourism, as well as increased security and services locally.

San Diego Padres’ Petco Park Gallagher Square Renovation

2024 marks the 20th anniversary of Petco Park and to commemorate this milestone, the Padres will invest $20m to renovate Gallagher Square.

Serviced Apartment Trend Hits San Diego with “Elevate on 10th”

Recently I saw an article about a “building of Airbnb” being built in Downtown San Diego. My first thought was, “Isn’t that called a hotel?”.

The Transformation Has Started For The Gaslamp Promenade

The concept behind the Promenade was to create Plazas along 5th Ave from L St to Broadway, which would be closed off to vehicular traffic.

The Dream of a Ritz Carlton in San Diego’s East Village is Officially Over

After 7 years, the City of San Diego officially ended its agreement with Cisterra Development for the city’s first Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

Downtown Development Update – San Diego (92101)

Downtown San Diego Development Update – One of the most common questions I get is, “Are there any new condos being built?”

Construction of East Village Green Has Started

East Village Green is a 4.1 acre urban park that is tailored towards meeting the needs of this growing community.

The New Children’s Park is Almost Complete!

The name may be a bit deceiving because it is actually a park that can be enjoyed by a large variety of people.

The Campus At Horton is Progressing Quickly!

The project appears to be extremely well thought out and focused on making the previously puzzling mall a better experience.

Holiday Season 2021 Events

San Diego has plenty of events, ranging from pirate adventures to parades, for you and your loved ones to enjoy this Holiday Season.

Zillow Calls It Quits on Homebuying After Repeatedly Overpaying

Zillow was the second largest iBuyer, or institutional buyer, prior to pulling the plug on their home buying program.

What is Capital Gains Protection and Why is it Important?

Just about every time you make money, you have to pay taxes. This is no different when you sell real estate.

IQHQ’s Research and Development District (RaDD) is Expected to Transform Downtown San Diego

IQHQ’s RaDD project sits on the largest, and arguably most valuable, developable commercial waterfront site on California’s coast.

Answering The Question – Do You Ever Flip Houses?

Find out the answer, as well as my thoughts as to why people sell their homes to investors who flip property.

Is Investing in Short Term Rentals in San Diego a Good Idea?

I get asked this question all the time. In my video, I discuss the 3 important elements when considering investing in short term rentals.

2021 – San Diego Firework Events for 4th of July

Oceanside Fireworks Show July 3 The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will host an incredible Fireworks display at El Corazon, in celebration of Oceanside’s 133rd anniversary of the City’s incorporation. Musical entertainment and food. Fireworks at 9pm. 6-10pm / Rancho Del Oro Drive 760-435-5041 / www.mainstreetoceanside.com Coronado 4th [...]

Finally! Target Will Open A Downtown San Diego Location!

While Radian sounds like a really exciting project, what made real headlines was the rumor that Target had signed a lease.

2020 – San Diego Holiday Lights

2020 may not have gone as we imagined it would but here are the places you can view some Holiday Lights and bring some extra cheer to the season.

Marriott’s European Inspired Hotel Coming To Gaslamp

You may have heard of the two-big restaurant and bar closures in Gaslamp. The first being T.G.I Fridays which occupied the space since 2006.

Restaurant Rundown – Little Italy – Parakeet Cafe

Parakeet Cafe is a trendy new spot located in Little Italy! They feature specialty coffee options, as well as breakfast and lunch items.

Neighborhood Eatery Closed For Renovations

The long time established bar & restaurant called Neighborhood recently closed its doors for renovations. One of my favorite things about Neighborhood was the exotic draft beers that were constantly rotating and the house made dipping sauces.

New Concert Venue Opening At Park At The Park

Petco Park just got more fun. As if having a world class gameday experience wasn’t enough, Petco Park just announced a new concert venue in Park At The Park.

San Diego Padres Home Opener 2019!

Always a good time in Downtown San Diego at the Padres home opener! The energy and excitement can be felt all around the city.

New Development In Downtown San Diego Might Not Include Parking

There have been talks for some time about changing the parking requirements for new residential projects in Downtown San Diego. Find out the latest news!

Two Distinct New Restaurants Opening in Gaslamp

Located on 5th and J in the heart of Gaslamp, you will find two distinct new restaurants by the RMD Group.

Thank You to All of Our Amazing Clients in 2018!

This has been an amazing year and we couldn’t have done it without the continued support of all of our friends, family and great clients!

Restaurant Rundown – Little Italy – Harumama Noodles and Buns

The restaurant added a creative twist to their buns, which feature different characters, such as a chicken, pig, or panda.

Our Mama’s Kitchen Food Drive Was A Huge Success!

Our annual Mama’s Kitchen food drive was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who participated in this awesome cause and Happy Thanksgiving!

Windermere Foundation’s Contribution to California Community Foundation (CCF)

Southern California was hit with the worst wildfires in our state’s history. The Windermere Foundation is donating $25k to the Wildfire Relief Fund.

Newly Proposed Eco-Friendly Transportation to Downtown

Once you land at San Diego International Airport you have a few options to get downtown that all involve using a car of some sort such as taxi cabs, Ubers and shuttles.

Our Annual Food Drive for Mama’s Kitchen is Here!

Our annual food drive for Mama’s kitchen is here. In collaboration with Generations Escrow, we hope to double last year’s contribution!

Mediocre Just Doesn’t Cut It Anymore

Let’s be honest – real estate agents don’t have the best reputation. Have you ever thought about why that is? I think about it all the time.

Downtown San Diego Events – October 2018

Looking for more ways to enjoy fall in San Diego? Check out this list of upcoming events in October!

Bosa Development’s Plans For The Paladion – 777 Front Street

777 Front Street – What’s next? Nat Bosa believes that the time is right for high tech office space geared around creating a collaborative setting.

Horton Plaza! Here’s The Latest Update!

Horton Plaza will be closing down completely in the next few months after its 33 years of operations. In will be coming a new modern office campus.

Downtown San Diego Events – August 2018

Looking for more ways to enjoy your summer in San Diego? Check out this list of upcoming events in August!

Where To People Watch For Comic-Con

It’s one of the biggest event’s that goes on at the convention center from July 19th-22nd.

Little Italy Proposed Office & Retail Building

Out with the old and dilapidated warehouse building and five old commercial buildings between Ivy and Hawthron streets.

Our Team has Made the Move to Windermere Homes & Estates!

This move will not only help us grow as a team, but will give us the best tools to help our clients succeed, whether they are buying or selling real estate.

Favorite Restaurant’s In Downtown San Diego

Located on 640 10thAve in East Village, Cowboy Star features delicious steaks butchered in house. When you walk in you get a western vibe unlike anywhere downtown.

Downtown San Diego Events – June 2018

June is full of fun outdoor events to enjoy the San Diego summer weather! Take your pick from art and music festivals, taste testings, and yoga festivals.

Manchester’s Navy Complex Development

Manchester will break ground next month on its $1.5 billion Navy complex project. There will be a total of five buildings that will take over the space.

New Restaurant Alert in Little Italy called Nolita Hall!

A European-Style Beer Hall called Nolita Hall is set to open May 1st on India Street in Little Italy. Space is a prime location which will cost $3+ million dollars to remodel the 6,000sqft venue.

Downtown San Diego Events – May 2018

May is all about tacos! Buy your tickets for Tacotopia and Taco Fest. Aside from food, a rooftop cinema experience opened atop the Grand Hyatt in Downtown San Diego!

San Diego Taco Fest at Waterfront Park

Are you ready to eat some Tacos? For all you taco lovers the San Diego taco fest will be held on May 19 that the Waterfront Park located in downtown San Diego from 11am to 10pm.

Major Changes Coming to East Village Parking Lot

In East Village, real estate developer Capexco purchased a parking lot and two other on-site homes for $9.2 million. The parking lot is in a prime location.

Have You Heard Of The Hopper Bus?

Have you ever heard of The Hopper Bus? That’s because its new to San Diego starting in April and will be a tourist and locals new experience to explore popular areas in San Diego.

Downtown San Diego Events – April 2018

March is a great time to be in San Diego! Take your pick from all the exciting events, ranging from concerts, to opening day, to wine festivals.

Developer Of The Pendry Looking At Another Location In Gaslamp

The Pendry hotel in the Gaslamp quarter has been a big success and now Robert Green who is the developer is looking at the site where Dick’s Last Resort was. While the plans are still in the works Robert is looking to submit the plans for the hotel in summer to Civic San Diego.

Grand Pacific Hotel Is Getting A Much Needed Update

The fifth and J Historic Grand Pacific Hotel building will be undergoing a renovation. The Grand Pacific Hotel is located on a busy street in Gaslamp where locals, tourists and conventioneers walk past every day to get to restaurants and shops in the nearby area.

Little Italy Food Hall Coming To Piazza della Famiglia

Piazza della Famiglia in Downtown San Diego’s Little Italy is in the works! Located in the center of Little Italy, the Piazza will include a Food Hall with six new eateries and a full bar.

New Development Proposed – Fifth & Ash Suites with Rooftop Sky Bar

An exciting new development in Cortez Hill is pending approval! Narven Enterprises, a San Diego based real estate management and investment firm, has proposed a 16-story all suites hotel located on 5th Avenue and Ash Street.

Downtown San Diego Events – March 2018

March is a great time to be in San Diego! Take your pick from all the exciting events, ranging from concerts, to opening day, to wine festivals.

New Cinema Experience Coming Soon To Gaslamp

Gaslamp’s Reading cinema on Fifth Avenue and G street is getting a big makeover! A little bit about the history of the theater. Pacific Theaters opened its doors in 1997 with a 73,000 square-foot complex, 2,906-seats, two levels, and 15 movie screens.

Puffer Malarkey Restaurants to Open Their Newest Location, Animae, in Pacific Gate

The popular restaurant group is known for some of San Diego’s favorites. One of their most popular restaurants in San Diego is Herb & Wood in Little Italy. With the group’s great track record, I can’t wait to see what they have in store for Animae!

San Diego’s Best Sports Bar – barleymash Downtown

Hopefully you had a chance to make it to one of the top 10 Sports Illustrated rated sports bars in the US for the Super Bowl. If you didn’t already know, one of the top 10 are located right her in downtown San Diego in the Gaslamp District.

Top 10 Real Estate Agents In Downtown San Diego – Thank You For Your Help!

Thank you to all of our amazing clients in 2017! This has been an amazing year and we couldn’t have done it without the continued support of all of our friends, family and great clients!

February Events in Downtown San Diego

One month down in the new year! Just like any other month, February in San Diego does not disappoint. Here is a list of events ranging from comedy to Valentines Day cruises.

Vendors at the Little Italy Mercato

The Little Italy Mercato is a popular spot in Downtown on Saturday’s mornings. There are tons of great vendors that offer a selection of produce, meats, flowers, art and more. Below is a list of a few stand-out vendors that you cannot pass up!

The Best Live Music in Downtown San Diego

Downtown San Diego is full of talented musicians and unique venues. Here is a list of the best locations which offer a variety of live music.

Thank You to All of Our Amazing Clients in 2017!

Thank you to all of our amazing clients in 2017! This has been an amazing year and we couldn’t have done it without the continued support of all of our friends, family and great clients!

New Restaurants Coming to Downtown San Diego

Fall is here and the surge of events has begun! From Fashion Week to dogs on boats, October is jam-packed with things to do in San Diego.

Newly Proposed Bayfront Performance Park

San Diego Symphony has proposed to turn its current Waterfront Park summer concert pop up venue at the Embarcadero Marina Park South into a permanent venue. The proposed venue will be able to hold 2x the capacity as it current venue.

The Block by Bosa Development – Their First San Diego Apartments

Bosa Development has focused on building luxury condominium high rise communities in Downtown San Diego over the past 15 years. This will be the first apartments Bosa will take on in San Diego.

The Cresta by Jonathan Segal – SOLD!

The Cresta by Jonathan Segal – I had the privilege of representing the buyers on this amazing property. Read more and see some photos of this 1 of a kind home!

Downtown San Diego’s Santa Fe Depot has new Owners

Downtown San Diego’s Santa Fe Depot has new Owners, as well as exciting plans for the future! Find out what is in store and when they hope to have it up and running!

January Events in Downtown San Diego

Bring on the New Year! There are plenty of events to kick start 2018. This blog has everything from planning your next vacation to getting your coffee fix.

The Ultimate San Diego Travel Guide

Planning your San Diego vacation can be overwhelming. But fear not, here is a compiled travel guide from your local San Diegans.

December Holiday Events in Downtown San Diego

The Holiday Season is here! Although you can’t expect snow in San Diego, there are still plenty of fun and festive events to get you in the holiday spirit.

5 Amazing San Diego Sunset Spots

San Diego is know for its incredible sunsets. Here is a list of locations where you can enjoy a clear view of the sunsets that make San Diego so popular.

San Diego’s Best Farmers Markets

San Diego has a plethora of locally grown, farm fresh produce. Experience San Diego’s delicious lifestyle at one of the many farmers markets!

November Events in Downtown San Diego

It’s Thanksgiving month! As San Diego eases into cooler weather, this months events include beer festivals, parades and Thanksgiving Day cruises.

Halloween in Downtown San Diego

From intense fright fests to the largest block parties, you’re guaranteed a great Halloween. This is your ultimate guide to the most spine-chilling events.

All About Ride Sharing

Ride sharing apps have entered the app store market and quickly taken over taxi services. Learn more about the two biggest competitors: Uber and Lyft.

October Events in Downtown San Diego

Fall is here and the surge of events has begun! From Fashion Week to dogs on boats, October is jam-packed with things to do in San Diego.

Hard Rock Cafe in Downtown San Diego Set to Close

Just a couple of months before its 20th anniversary, Hard Rock Cafe in Downtown San Diego has announced December 31, 2017 as its closing date.

Must Have Apps to Explore Downtown San Diego

There are so many lifestyle apps to choose from and it can be overwhelming. Here is a list of 6 apps that will make navigating through San Diego a breeze.

Labor Day Weekend in San Diego

What better place to spend Labor Day Weekend than San Diego? From ship parades, to food festivals, to a night in Balboa Park, your summer will end perfect.

Petco Park – Best Baseball Stadium out of all 30 MLB Ballparks

USA Today ranked all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums and Petco Park took the number 1 spot. The stadium really shaped Downtown San Diego.

Downtown San Diego September Events!

Spend your sunny San Diego day in awe of intricate sand sculptures, talking like a pirate, enjoying live music, or discovering your newest favorite eatery.

Downtown San Diego August Events!

From food festivals, to art exhibits, to marathons, to bike rides, your San Diego Summer is bound to be one for the books.

Top 3 Dog Parks in Downtown San Diego

Downtown San Diego has many dog park options for your day out with your pup! The Barkyard, Amici Park, and Nate’s Point all offer different environments.

UCSD Campus Coming to Downtown’s East Village

UCSD will be coming to Downtown San Diego. This major research university addition could potentially attract jobs, businesses and international exposure!

Why Am I Against Using Lockboxes To Sell Homes?

As your agent, it is my job to get you the best offer possible. The buyer’s agent using a lockbox wont do that for you. They are representing the buyer!

San Diego Padres Home Opener 2017!

Always a good time in Downtown San Diego at the Padres home opener! The energy and excitement can be felt all around the city.

One Of The Best Things About Living in Downtown San Diego

Don’t get me wrong, I do not enjoy the actual act of running, but when you have beautiful scenery to look at it makes it easier!

My 5 Favorite Brunch Spots of Downtown San Diego

The weekend is meant for relaxation, good company, and my favorite, brunch! One of the reasons why I love San Diego so much is that there are plenty of options for brunch all over the city, especially in Downtown San Diego!

Things To Do This Valentines Day

Valentines Day is just around the corner and it’s not too early to start planning, Downtown San Diego is the perfect place to celebrate the day of love!

5 Home Design Trends

With the New Year, homeowners have taken this time to re-do and update their homes with the latest trends! Here, I have listed the 5 most popular home design trends of 2017!

10 Noteworthy Coffee Shops in 92101

Coffee, Coffee, Coffee. It is an essential part of one’s day and San Diego is lucky to have plenty of it. Check out the 10 noteworthy coffee shops of Downtown San Diego.

January 2017 Events Agenda

Another year and another month for the fun and entertaining events of San Diego, California! Take a look below at all there is to come for January 2017!

Project Selected to Redevelop Seaport Village!

The San Diego Unified Port District board has selected Protea Waterfront Development proposal to replace Seaport Village! Read more…

New and Upcoming Eateries in Downtown San Diego

Downtown San Diego is one of the most popular areas where good food is a must. Take a look at the wonderful new and upcoming restaurants!

San Diego Winter Events!

From parades, light shows, a special holiday performance, to a winter wonderland themed zoo, the winter events in San Diego seem endless.

I Know It’s Halloween, But What Scared All Of The Sellers Away?!

There is a major shortage of homes in Downtown San Diego, with only 152 homes on the market. Where have all of the sellers gone?

Don’t List During The Slow Season… Wait, What Slow Season?

It is a common theory that the real estate market has, what some call, “seasons”, but do they really exist? Read more here!

Unique East Village Sign Coming to Market & 10th!

Read about the 6 different proposals for Downtown San Diego’s Seaport Village. This iconic site will have a huge impact on the city!

BIG Proposals For Seaport Village

Read about the 6 different proposals for Downtown San Diego’s Seaport Village. This iconic site will have a huge impact on the city!

Age Old Question – Rent or Own? See Real Numbers!

Find out why owning your home is better than renting by looking at real numbers for a property that is for sale. Read more here!

Little Italy Mercato – Farmer’s Market Every Saturday

Little Italy’s Mercato has become an extremely popular farmer’s market. It started in 2008 with only approximately 40 vendors and now has around 150!

Little Italy Mission Federal ArtWalk 2016

San Diego’s 32nd Annual Mission Federal Little Italy ArtWalk will feature 300+ artists in one of San Diego’s favorite neighborhoods – April 30th & May 1st

Makers Quarter in East Village’s I.D.E.A. District

Liberty Public Market is an awesome idea that resembles Seattle’s Pike Place Market. It features 26 different artisans and an amazing variety! Read more!

Liberty Public Market in Point Loma’s Liberty Station

Liberty Public Market is an awesome idea that resembles Seattle’s Pike Place Market. It features 26 different artisans and an amazing variety! Read more!

10 Best Happy Hours In Downtown San Diego

Downtown San Diego has some pretty amazing happy hours so I thought I would compile a list of my top 10 favorite deals! Click Here to read more.

30 Reasons To Love Living in Downtown San Diego

I can probably list hundreds of reasons to to love Downtown San Diego, but here is a list of 30 of my favorite! Living Downtown is all about the Lifestyle!

Manchester’s Pacific Gateway in Downtown San Diego

Manchester Pacific Gateway is a $1.3 billion project that is the missing link between Downtown San Diego and the San Diego Bay!

Tacotopia – The Search for San Diego’s Best Taco

The San Diego Reader’s “Tacotopia – Search for San Diego’s Best Taco” is an awesome event at Golden Hill Park, featuring Tacos, drinks, and live music!

New Plan for a Multipurpose Charger’s Stadium in Downtown San Diego

The Best Coast Beer Fest at the Embarcadero Park is not only a great place to try some West Coast craft beer. Every ticket sold supports a great charity, Cancer for College.

San Diego Oyster & Music Festival @ The Embarcadero North

San Diego’s 7th annual oyster and music festival is coming to The Embarcadero North the 17th and 18th of June. Enjoy great food, music, drinks and fun!

Best Coast Beer Fest @ The Embarcadero Park

The Best Coast Beer Fest at the Embarcadero Park is not only a great place to try some West Coast craft beer. Every ticket sold supports a great charity, Cancer for College.

Exciting East Village Additions

East Village is most known for being the home of the San Diego Padres, but the neighborhood is really starting to develop its own character. With new restaurants, bars, coffee shops and outdoor venues, there is something for everyone.