April 11th, 2018

Major Commercial Real Estate Projects to Watch in 2018

Major Commercial Real Estate Projects to Watch in 2018 by Willis Allen Real Estate

By now, you’re probably used to the sight of construction cranes around town (2016 saw a near-record high of construction), and that won’t be changing anytime soon. Residential projects, including affordable housing, are the most common developments, with mixed-use gaining ground as office space demand grows, as well. Several new building projects will be transforming the San Diego County topography in the near future. Here’s a look at what’s taking shape in 2018.

Project: The Metro
Description: “The first large-scale, luxury, transit-oriented development of its kind in the Inland Empire,” according to developer. It’s a mixed-use project in final commercial stage of completion (apartment portion opened in 2016).
Location: Corona
Developer/Designer: Wermers Properties with Watermarke Properties
Status: Projected final completion throughout 2018

Project: Pacific Vista Commerce Center
Description: $67 million state-of-the-art logistics/distribution center
Location: Carlsbad
Developer/Designer: Ryan Companies US, Inc. with McLaughlin Industrial Partners
Status: Projected completion summer 2018

Project: AMP&RSAND
Description: Mostly-finished office project and reconstruction of former San Diego Union-Tribune building, called “a modern workspace for a modern workforce” by developer
Location: Mission Valley
Developer/Designer: The Casey Brown Co.
Status: Projected final completion throughout 2018

Project: Create office development
Description: “Modern reimagining of the industrial workspace” says developer
Location: Carlsbad
Developer/Designer: RAF Pacifica Group
Status: Projected completion in 2018

Project: Broadway Block
Description: 617-unit apartment complex
Location: Downtown, Seventh Avenue & Broadway
Developer/Designer: Bosa Development with Joseph Wong Design Associates
Status: Projected completion expected in 2019

Project: Millenia
Description: Among largest office projects in the West, expected to turn the City of Chula Vista into the employment center of South County
Location: Eastern Chula Vista
Developer/Designer: Chestnut Properties
Status: Projected start Sept. 2018

Project: Father Joe’s Villages affordable housing high-rise
Description: $145 million, 16-story residential development includes 270 units that are reserved for chronically homeless individuals, while the remaining units will go to formerly homeless veterans, families, and other individuals
Location: East Village
Developer/Designer: Chelsea Investment Corporation with Joseph Wong Design Associates
Status: Projected start 2019

Project: Park & Market
Description: Mixed-use development: in addition to a 426-unit residential tower with 85 affordable residences, the $275 million project (part of the largest development in downtown/ Ballpark Village, a master-planned community) includes a 66,000-square-foot office building to house a satellite campus for the University of California San Diego Extension, called the “Innovative Cultural and Education Hub.”
Location: East Village, five blocks from Petco Park
Developer/Designer: Holland Partners with Carrier Johnson + CULTURE
Status: Scheduled for completion 2021

Project: Two proposals for existing SDSU stadium site
Description: SDSU West proposal, featuring a walkable campus environment with housing, classrooms, a research park, hotels, retail, and a stadium, this project includes 90 acres of public open space and a river park. The SoccerCity proposal, a 23,500-seat professional soccer stadium, housing units, two hotels, about 3.1 million square feet of office and retail space, and 60 acres of parkland.
Location: Mission Valley
Developer/Designer: SDSU versus FS Investors
Status: Proposals on the November ballot


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