San Diego Downtown Neighborhood Explored

Hi! You’re in the Neighborhood area of this SanDiegoCondoLoft blog; specifically in the Downtown neighborhood. Other Neighborhoods are available too as you browse the blog. Look for Categories and Tags for the opportunity to jump around the site. Elsewhere you can learn more facts and figures about downtown, but here you’ll get a fair idea what it’s like to live here.
Downtown is essentially zip code 92101. It reaches from Balboa Park to the east, to Little Italy to the north, to the airport at the west, and to the south …

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Top Sold Luxury Condos in Downtown San Diego

You can see the asking price for most any unit in any building on the internet. You can find value estimates online. But nothing informs the investor like knowing what actually sold and how much was actually paid. The County Assessor figures indicate the actual sale price and not the sometimes manipulated numbers you might see elsewhere.
Here are some 2011 sales figures for luxury units in popular buildings. If you see similar units asking for far more or far less, this information can be helpful. We’re primarily interested in $1M+ …

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The Future of San Diego’s Downtown Waterfront

Brown Pelican

The Old Salt

For some of us, the renewal of downtown has been an explosion of newer and better. For those less patient, it has taken forever. For all of us–there’s more to come! Your investment in downtown condo life comes with perks galore.
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The Star of India & Submarine

Let’s talk about the waterfront. Already we have magnificent naval vessels visiting Broadway pier, but add the cruise ships, the classic tall ships, the visiting yachts and anchored boats just offshore and you have a splendid view …

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Pacific Beach – a typical condo

709 Agate St.

Here you are at the edge of La Jolla, 1/4 mile from the beach. A comfy but smallish second floor condo. So we have two bedrooms, two full baths and a large balcony with easy access via two french doors.  It has been on the market for some time so the $350 thousand dollar plus price may be negotiable.  The HOA fee is stated at a low $208. Includes parking for two cars and your own laundry facility in a closet.

There are many units in Pacific Beach similar to this and …

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Small Condos Offer Big Benefits

Aloft luxury condo loft

There are many reasons to choose a small condo or loft in downtown San Diego. Perhaps you want to downsize to reduce your environmental impact, or to enjoy living on your own before starting a family, or maybe your children have already grown up and left the nest. Even if you still have the big family home in the suburbs or another city, a small condo or loft can be a comfortable retreat in the heart of the city.
The great thing about the many new condo developments downtown is that …

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How To Choose a Gym in Downtown San Diego

CrossFit workout in San Diego

The many condo and loft buildings in downtown San Diego have fitness centers with lots of great equipment for residents. But, sometimes you need a little extra push that you can only get from a personal trainer or a group fitness class. Thankfully, there are plenty of gyms around downtown San Diego, each with their own styles and specialties. Here are four fitness centers within walking distance of the best new luxury condo buildings around downtown San Diego.

The Urban Warrior
CrossFit East Village uses words like “efficient” and “functional” in describing …

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