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Chase Bank/US Bank/Armstrong Garden Center Property Sale

San Diego, CA | November 21, 2022 Retail Insite announces another sale transaction closing in the Del Mar community of North San Diego. The Property sale consisted of 3 freestanding retail buildings on land totaling 3.24 acres located at 2770, 2830, 2840 Via De La Valle. The property purchase price was $19,500,000 and a NNN … Continued

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

LA’S WATERFRONT DESTINATION BREAKS GROUND | Over 65,000 SF of Restaurant + Entertainment Space Leased

Long-awaited entertainment complex on San Pedro waterfront begins construction Construction of West Harbor, the long-anticipated replacement for the Ports O’ Call Village waterfront attraction in San Pedro, is finally set to begin. Developers of the entertainment complex said Thursday that they have secured financing to build the $155-million first phase, which will include restaurants, bars … Continued

Bluestone Lane opens first OC location in Old Towne Orange

Bluestone Lane, an Australian-inspired coffee and dining concept, opened its first Orange County location on Wednesday, July 20 in Old Towne Orange. The Olive Street restaurant is part of a growing trend of dining concepts revitalizing downtown. Bosscat Kitchen & Libations owners took over the longtime Byblos Cafe, while BLK Dot Coffee and Ojai Burger … Continued

Bark Social to bring fun for dogs, owners to West Harbor in San Pedro

Bark Social San Pedro

The new dog park, officials said, will fit in perfectly with the new waterfront development that is being designed overall to be dog-friendly. The new West Harbor waterfront development at the Port of Los Angeles will get some classy “woof” appeal to go along with the attractions for its two-legged visitors. Developers have signed a … 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

Point Loma Office Building Sold

1075 Rosecrans St

A Point Loma office building has been sold for nearly $3.6 million. Travis J. Likert and Briana M. Likert bought the building at 1075 Rosecrans St. The seller was BHK Rosecrans Ltd Partnership. Don Moser and Connor Stevens of Retail Insite brokered the transaction. The 4,209 square-foot building has been under same ownership for nearly … Continued

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

Photo credit: port ofsandiego.org 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

Retail Insite signs Rad Bikes in Pacific City, Huntington Beach

Rad Bikes

Retail Insite is pleased to announce the lease of Rad Bikes in Pacific City, Huntington Beach, CA. Rad Bikes, North America’s largest electric bike brand. Their passionate team creates ebikes that are built for everything and priced for everyone. Chris Hodgman and Matt Moser of Retail Insite, and Mel Findley of Avason Real Estate represented … Continued

Total Wine & More opens two new stores in San Diego County

Total Wine and More

Retail Insite is pleased to announce the lease of two Total Wine & More locations, located in the Encinitas Ranch Town Center in Encinitas, and Carmel Mountain Plaza in Carmel Mountain Ranch. Total Wine & More is America’s Wine & Beer Superstore, the nation’s leading retailer of wine, spirits and beer. The store features more … Continued

Dave’s Hot Chicken is Coming to Escondido

Dave's Hot Chicken

Retail Insite is pleased to announce the lease of Dave’s Hot Chicken in the former Sushiya space in the Escondido Promenade, Escondido, CA. Dave’s Hot Chicken specializes in Hot Chicken tenders and sliders, offered at seven various spice levels, and sides of house-made Kale Slaw, creamy Mac n’ Cheese, and crispy French Fries. Don Moser, … 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

Cava Restaurant Chain Nears $1.3 Billion Value With New Funding

Cava Group Inc., a Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant chain, completed a $190 million financing round that will help hasten the company’s expansion. The funding brings the value of the company close to $1.3 billion, according to a person with knowledge of the matter who asked not to be identified. The Series F round was led by … Continued

Hollywood icon Yamashiro restaurant heading to the waterfront

One classic Los Angeles restaurant will replace another on the San Pedro waterfront at a new public attraction being built at the Port of Los Angeles. The owners of Yamashiro, a Japanese-themed Hollywood destination for decades, have agreed to open a second branch on a seaside site now occupied by rustic San Pedro Fish Market … 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

Three Pad Buildings at Vista Terrace Marketplace Sold

Retail Insite announces the sale of three pad buildings at Vista Terrace Marketplace in Vista, CA. The pads, comprised of O’Reilly Auto Parts, Dunkin Donuts, AT&T, and Verizon Wireless, were sold for $10,585,000 at a 5.37% CAP Rate. Brian Pyke and Connor Stevens with Retail Insite aided Daniel Tyner and Gleb Lvovich of JLL in … Continued