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Makers Quarter: Sunshaded offices, hipster hangouts

Makers Quarter

by Roger Showley May 21, 2017, 3:15 PM Makers Quarter, the five-block gentrifying section of East Village, is already making its mark. The Coliseum, where Archie Moore once boxed, is turning into a hipster hangout with eight bowling lanes, two karaoke setups, craft cocktails and “scratch food.” The first housing project, seven-story, 265-unit Broadstone Makers Quarter due […]

The ‘Live, Work, Play’ Vision for East Village Is Missing the ‘Work’

HP Investors

Kinsee Morlan April 12, 2017 There’s a problem with East Village’s rapid transformation into the urban center imagined by developers and planners as a place where residents can live, work and play. They forgot about the work. An unprecedented building boom is under way, but of the approximately 25 projects in the pipeline in East Village, only four are […]

Makers Quarter Getting Unique Restaurant in Old Boxing Coliseum

Makers Quarter

POSTED BY CHRIS JENNEWEIN ON AUGUST 5, 2016 A former boxing pavilion in the growing Makers Quarter in downtown San Diego’s East Village will become a unique restaurant and entertainment center. The long-vacant Coliseum Federal Athletic Club will be transformed into a Punch Bowl Social, an entertainment concept that combines classic games like pinball, shuffleboard and ping pong with a Southern-influenced scratch kitchen and craft beverages. “When we […]

Here’s where Goldman Sachs is putting its money in Oakland

HP Investors

By Roland Li  – Reporter, San Francisco Business Times Jul 5, 2016, 2:36pm PDT Updated Jul 6, 2016, 4:01pm Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has completed its first direct investment in Oakland with a downtown office building purchase, said Isaac Abid, the banking giant’s partner on the deal. Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Alternative Investments & Manager Selection Group (NYSE: GS), based in […]

Grand Pacific going grand again

4th & J

Roger Showley Contact Reporter February 1, 2016, 4:52 PM The historic Grand Pacific Hotel building, one of the earliest properties to be restored in the Gaslamp Quarter, has been sold for $6.8 million, and its new owner vows to make it grand again. “The building is in a little bit of disrepair,” said Sumeet Parekh, managing […]

Kaliner partnership sells Tribeca retail condominium

Tribeca Retail Condomimium

BY REW  JANUARY 27, 2016 A retail condominium at 95 Chambers Street (also known as 77 Reade Street), in TriBeCa neighborhood has been sold for $17,750,000. The property consists of a ground floor and basement space totaling approximately 12,638 s/f and features high 15 ft. ceilings. The unit sits within a newly renovated building that runs […]

Du-par’s is Downtown’s New 24-Hour Dining Destination

HP Investors

by Candice Woo  Sep 21, 2015, 10:00am PDT Downtown will soon have a round’ the clock dining option courtesy of the “always open” Du-par’s Restaurant & Bakery, the popular 24-hour diner which has been in business since 1938 and has several locations in the Los Angeles area and one in Las Vegas. An outpost in the Midway District […]

McGrath Retail Portfolio in Kearny Mesa Sold for $107 Million

Kearny Mesa

By Lou Hirsh Wednesday, August 5, 2015 San Diego- based HP Investors LLC has teamed with Clarion Partners of New York to purchase the McGrath family retail portfolio in Kearny Mesa for approximately $107 million, according to the buyers and local brokers. A statement from the buyers said the acquired properties total 294,428 square feet on […]

Construction Starts on Sharp Rees-Stealy Facility in Rancho Bernardo

Rancho Bernardo

By SDBJ Staff Published at 8:32 AM PDT on Aug 5, 2015 | Updated at 2:53 PM PDT on Aug 5, 2015 Construction has begun on a new 100,000-square-foot building off Interstate 15, where healthcare services provider Sharp Rees-Stealy will be relocating its Rancho Bernardo branch operations. The project on West Bernardo Drive is being developed […]