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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

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

Major overhaul slated for strip mall next to UTC, new trolley line

The owner of the Costa Verde shopping center opposite Westfield UTC plans to demolish its 31-year-old strip mall and replace it with something tailored to fit the coming-soon trolley terminus that connects to the property. The revitalization effort, which has been in the works since 2015, aims to merge community retail with a modern, 400,000 … Continued

Retail Insite Brokers Sale of 40,000 SF Former VONS box in Poway

  Retail Insite announces the sale of the former VONS anchor at Poway Town & Country Center located at 13438 Poway Rd. The 40,000 square foot building was sold for $5,900,000. John Still of Point Realty Advisors and Brian Pyke of Retail Insite represented the seller and buyer in this transaction. The seller was Barbara … Continued

Retail Insite Brokers Sale of 4,500 SF Freestanding Building in Pacific Beach

SAN DIEGO, CA May 5, 2020 – Retail Insite announce the sale of a prominent freestanding building located at 1020 Garnet Avenue in San Diego’s Pacific Beach neighborhood. The 4,500 square foot building was sold for $1,900,000. Brian Pyke and Allison Campbell of Retail Insite represented the seller and buyer in this transaction. The seller … Continued

Serena & Lily Coming to One Paseo

Retail Insite is proud to announce the signing of Serena & Lily to One Paseo. This will be Serena & Lily’s first San Diego location. “At Serena & Lily, we combine our love of breezy California style with our passion for great design. Our look is casual and coastal, relaxed yet refined. Our designs blend … Continued