The long vacant ground floor of the TR Produce Building (888 J Street) may finally receive an occupant under a proposal before Civic San Diego. However, because the prospective tenant is primarily an office use rather than a retail use, it will require a conditional use permit (CUP) subject to certain findings being made. The prospective tenant, Underground Elephant, “focusses on providing enterprise marketing software solutions to companies. . .” The company has 85 – 90 employees and is currently located in 600 B Street. To mitigate its non-conforming use, Underground Elephant proposes a “Coffee bar” at the front of business, which will be open to the public. [Read more…] about TR Produce Creative Space Proposal Another Example of City Council’s Folly in Approving Demolition of Other Creative Space.
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“Walkable neighborhoods” and “liveable streets” are terms that are receiving a lot of play these days. San Diego’s special mayoral election is no exception. [Read more…] about San Diego’s Mayoral Candidates on Walkable Neighborhoods: Walking the Walk or only Talking the Talk?
San Diego – The developers (GLJ Partners) of the proposed Fat City Lofts project in Little Italy near the Solar Turbines plant have asked the Planning Commission for a 60 day continuance in order to evaluate converting the project into two hotels, according to Roger Showley in the San Diego Union Tribune. Picking up on statements made by Solar Turbines representatives that practically anything other than a residential project would be acceptable to them, [Read more…] about Fat City Lofts to Become Fat City Hotels?