560 First Ave,
San Diego, CA 92101
I just listed a really cool 2br/2ba condo at The Legend – one of East Village’s premiere highrises. The Legend is a 23 story luxury highrise that literally sits on Petco Park’s property. The building offers amenities such as 24 hour security, concierge service, pool/spa, steam and sauna rooms, gym, lounge and of course the incredible 3200 sqft seventh floor deck.
I just reduced the price on my Horizons 704 listing. It was listed for $899-995K, but is now listed for just $930K. I have one offer that’s being negotiated, so please hurry if you’re interested. This condo has been completely remodeled and is my favorite floor plan at Horizons. If you’re looking for a clean, modern, move-in ready condo, here’s your chance!
I recently listed a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo on the north west corner of the Horizons condo building in downtown San Diego. Horizons is located in the prestigious Marina District and was Bosa Development’s first project in San Diego. Horizons has two twin towers located at 555 Front Street (north tower) and 510 First Ave (south tower). Each building is 25 stories high and there are a total of 211 condos and town homes. The towers share a pool, spa, community room and gym on the second floor. Horizons also has 16 guest parking spaces!
To all you downtown San Diego condo owners, you can relax just a bit longer. It turns out the Bosa Development won’t be breaking ground on the new Santa Fe Depot Parcel #9 building quite yet. From what I’ve learned, Parcel #9 is too high-end of a building to build right now – in other words, no one will pay what Bosa wants/needs to sell the condos for when they’re done. Rumor has it that Bosa plans on selling the new tower for an average of $1000/sqft, which is the very top end of our market right now.
So what now? The way I see it, there are few options…
I just put a condo on the market at Horizons. It’s a 2br/2ba condo (it used to have a den, but has been removed) with 1,544 sqft. It’s on the 7th floor and faces south west, towards the bay. This condo has been completely remodeled. There are new gray oak wood floors, new quartz countertops throughout and much more. In the kitchen, there are dark gray silestone counters, a tile/aluminum mosaic backsplash, high-gloss white kitchen cabinets and soft closing drawers. The island was extended to allow for more seating and has matching a countertop.
New light was added throughout the condo, including Lutron switches, a WeMo wifi switch for the gas fireplace (which allows you to control it with your iPhone) and two Nest thermostats were also installed. The two bathrooms were completely redone using porcelain tile for the walls and floors and silestone countertops. The master bathroom has a two person walk-in shower, with a rainshower head and two body sprays at one end and a massage shower head and wand at the other. A custom bench was also installed to make shaving and bathing a bit easier. The master has his and her sinks, “floating” mirrors and a “floating” vanity. All the ceilings have been smoothed out to give it a more modern look and all new doors have been installed to match the cleaner look.
There are two balconies in this condo – one large one off the living room/den and a smaller one off the master bedroom. The master bedroom has a large walk-in closet and there’s also a large laundry room (not closet) in the hallway. Condo #704 has two side-by-side parking spaces, a large storage locker and the building comes with 18 guest parking spaces!
Horizons is a luxury highrise with a pool, gym, hot tub and much more. Even though this condo is on the seventh floor, you do get a pretty nice bay view and it’s pretty well protected. If you’d like to see this condo or any other, please contact Denny Oh at 858-243-2092 or [email protected]
It’s been several years since downtown San Diego has seen any condos being built. The last residential construction (not including hotel’s or apartments) was completed around 2009 with Bayside and Sapphire Tower. Now that the economy has picked up and the housing market has more than recovered, developers are going back to their old plans and are getting ready to build. Most notably, Bosa Development is rumored to break ground early next year (probably February) on their Santa Fe Depot Parcel #9. The building, name to still be determined, should be finished around the end of 2016.
Unofficially labeled “San Diego’s Sydney Opera House,” this new luxury highrise will be our most expensive building to date. I’m anticipating prices to average around
I just listed an amazing condo at Bayside. It was the most popular floor plan when Bosa originally sold the building and still seems to be the most desired layout. Bayside condo #2307 is a 2br/2ba+den, on the north west corner of the building. It has city, bay and airport views and most, if not all, the views are protected.
I just listed a great new unit at The Grande South. The Grande South is one of my favorite buildings, primarily because of its great layout and functional floor plans. Condo #2604 at The Grande South is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,336 square foot condo, located on the 26th floor. This unit sits on the southern corner of the building and has incredible city views to the east, Coronado and the bay to the south and Pt. Loma and the bay to the west.
What’s great about this floor plan, is that it has view corridors in multiple directions and has plenty of space for a dining room and a living room. Brand new carpet was installed in the bedrooms last week and there’s beautiful Khars Brazilian cherry wood flooring throughout the rest of the condo.
Downtown San Diego’s newest residential highrise is Bayside at the Embarcadero (the post is old, but I have updated pictures below) and it’s almost sold out! Built by Bosa in 2009, Bayside has 232 units on a total of 36 stories. Sure, almost being sold out after three years might not sound too impressive, but considering everything that’s happened to San Diego and the rest of the world, I’d say it’s pretty good.
The last two units are penthouse condos, on the 33rd and 34th floors (36th is the top floor). Unit 3403 runs along the north side of the building and has never been lived in (but was used as Bosa’s sales office). Boasting 3,151 sqft. unit 3403 has views to the west, north and east, with a balcony off the living room (facing west) and one off the master bedroom (facing east). Penthouse 3202 (which was rented for a while) is on the south side of the building and is slightly larger, with 3,226 sqft. The two penthouses are essentially mirror images, with slight variations.
It’s been a while since downtown San Diego has seen any new condos being built. The cranes you see now are mostly for apartments, the almost finished Federal building and the almost finished public library. Aside from that, there’s not much going on. Since real estate prices took a nose dive, no one has had the courage (or maybe stupidity) to build anything new. Until now that is…
Bosa Development will be breaking ground on their next project in San Diego pretty soon (1-2 years), on what Nat Bosa has referred to as “San Diego’s Sydney Opera House.” Currently referred to as Santa Fe Depot Parcel 9, the 41 story, 232 unit high rise will feature condos from ”954 to 2,503 square feet with most in the 1,300- to 1,750-square-foot range,” according to the Union Tribune (the Kettner and Ash project Bosa will also be building will have 35 stories with 285 condos). Here’s a breakdown of what the Santa Fe Depot Parcel 9 condos will be like:
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