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Major new restaurant to take over Seaport Village space once planned for Sam the Cooking Guy

Cork and Batter

Cork & Batter, which just opened a block away from SoFi Stadium, plans to operate a bayfront venue that will offer elevated pub fare and TV screens for sports viewing Less than a year after losing Sam the Cooking Guy as a new Seaport Village tenant, the Port of San Diego has signed a lease … Continued

The Wise Ox opens Thursday, June 9 at the Beacon La Costa

Wise Ox Beacon La Costa

photo credit: Madison Daube & Taylor Berk Now servicing North County, where it opens Thursday, June 9 at the Beacon La Costa, the Wise Ox enables customers to bring home premium meats and other specialty ingredients which are regularly featured on the menus at Trust Restaurant Group establishments. With a large outdoor patio at the … Continued

Rediscovering Seaport Village – Port’s Efforts to Upgrade Popular Attraction Nets Honor

Photo credit: port The team behind the revitalization of Seaport Village has received an award from the Downtown San Diego Partnership, according to a Thursday news release. The Port of San Diego received the Economic Prosperity Award as part of the Partnership’s “Create the Future” honors program, during a recent ceremony at the Hilton … Continued

Here’s why CarMax coming to National City is a big deal

National City is on track to bring South County’s first CarMax used-car dealership, a move the city anticipates will pull in about $1 million a year in sales tax revenue and address longstanding homeless and crime issues in the area. Council members recently approved a zone change that will allow construction of the dealership. They … Continued

A Flashy Mexican Bistro From Beverly Hills Is Heading to the Gaslamp

Mama Por Dios, a fancy Mexican restaurant with locations in Beverly Hills and Rancho Cucamonga, is expanding to San Diego. The restaurant is taking over a prominent, 7,893-square-foot spot at the corner of 4th and Island in the Gaslamp that’s been vacant since Bice shuttered in the summer of 2017. The restaurant and bar — … Continued

Seaport Village anchors Pier Cafe, Edgewater Grill will be replaced by ‘celebrated’ restaurants

New-to-San-Diego brands Shorebird and Gladstone’s will take over marquee restaurant spaces at the waterfront specialty shopping center. Two of Seaport Village’s longstanding restaurants are set to exit the waterfront retail center next year with newcomer brands selected to reinvigorate the center’s marquee dining venues. Tuesday, the Port of San Diego OK’d 10-year leases with two … Continued

La Costa Shopping Center Gets $10M Renovation

La Costa Shopping Center Gets $10M Renovation A La Costa shopping mall has undergone a more than $10 million renovation as property owners upgrade the look and feel of the center with new shops and open areas for people to gather. “Our vision for The Beacon from the beginning has been to create an environment … Continued

Three New Leases Signed at Seaport Village

Old Harbor Distilling Company, Zytoun Gourmet Mediterranean, and Tuk Tuk Eatery COMING TO REVITALIZED LIBERTY STATION Part of the continued $2 million revitalization of downtown’s Seaport Village, the Port of San Diego has announced leases have been signed by three new local businesses, including East Village-based craft distillery Old Harbor Distilling Company. Old Harbor Distilling … Continued

Liberty Station Sees Surge in Openings

liberty station

  San Diego’s Liberty Station continues to see an uptick in new openings amid COVID-19. Last month, Con Pane, a restaurant and artisan bakery, reopened under the Cohn Restaurant Group umbrella. Separately, Liberty Public Market welcomed food places Rad Burger, Slurp and Tortas El Chapulin and retailer New Boheme Collective, all which opened around the … Continued

Malibu restaurant concept will take over longtime Harbor House space in Seaport Village

Harbor House, a 40-year-old mainstay on San Diego’s bayfront, will be replaced by a well-known Malibu restaurant concept that local port officials are hoping will revive visitation to the aging Seaport Village. San Diego port commissioners on Tuesday approved a 10-year lease with Malibu Farm, which plans to transform the 14,000-square-front Harbor House into much … Continued

Creative and Adapted Reuse of a Former Toys R Us Building in San Diego

  Creative and adapted reuse of a former Toys R Us building. Lyft opens driver ‘pit stop’ on Morena Blvd in San Diego. Mike Moser of Retail Insite represented the Landlord on this transaction. Click Here to read article on San Diego Union Tribune

Peter’s Landing

Peter’s Landing will be the coastal landmark for the west Orange County coastline: a community that encompasses some of the most affluent coastal neighborhoods such as Huntington Harbour, Seal Beach, Naples and Belmont Shores. Located in Sunset Beach, Peter’s Landing will embrace the beach culture of these coastal communities. A destination and gathering place for … Continued

Sunbelt Portfolio

Retail Insite has been selected to assist Sunbelt Investment Holdings Inc. (SIHI) in the strategic marketing of just under 1 million SF consisting of the high performing retail centers of Genesee Plaza, Grossmont, Park Valley Center and Plaza Del Rio Center. SIHI currently owns and operates 19 shopping centers in California and Arizona with over … Continued

CAVA Coming to One Paseo

Retail Insite is excited to announce CAVA coming to One Paseo in Del Mar. Matt Moser, Jim Rinehart, and Chris Hodgman are the leasing brokers for this incredible project. Matt Moser and Chris Hodgman represent CAVA in expanding their brand across the San Diego and Orange County markets. More good things to come! What else … Continued

Karl Strauss opens in DTLA

Retail Insite is proud to represent Karl Strauss in this transaction for the first Karl Strauss brewery restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles. View Article ____ Retail Insite Contact: Chris Hodgman

Cucina Enoteca at Watermark

Cucina Enoteca joins Whole Foods, The LOT, Sur la Table, Sephora, and more at The Watermark in Scripps Ranch. Download the full article ____ Retail Insite Contacts: Ron Pepper    Don Moser

The Beacon | Carlsbad

The Beacon is a redevelopment of a Equinox anchored retail center in Carlsbad, currently undergoing renovation. Place making project to include concepts such as Flower Child by Sam Fox, Philz Coffee, and Snooze.