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Mixed Use Zones

Mixed Use Zones

By Matt Adams
The San Diego Land Use and Housing Committee approved a plan to establish Mixed Use Zones to improve and incentivize the production of more mixed use product. Currently, such projects are subject to a discretionary approval process via a Planned Development Permit. The City decided to pursue the […]

By |2019-05-28T09:38:52-07:00May 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CEQA Reform

CEQA Reform

By Jeff O’Connor, HomeFed Corp., BIA Board of Directors, Vice Chairman
Why is housing in San Diego County so expensive?

 

There are numerous reasons but most come down to supply and demand. We saw home prices decrease by up to 40% between 2006 and 2011, because the demand […]

By |2019-05-23T13:46:01-07:00May 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

City Committee Approves Stricter Inclusionary Housing Mandates

City Committee Approves Stricter Inclusionary Housing Mandates

By Matt Adams
The City of San Diego Rules Committee voted to approve an increase to the city’s inclusionary housing requirement on all new residential projects. Inclusionary is a government mandate that all new housing developments set aside a specific number of homes at below market cost. The new […]

By |2019-05-21T08:35:43-07:00May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Study Shows Developing Underutilized/Unused City-Owned Land Would Provide Much Needed Housing and Revenue

Study Shows Developing Underutilized/Unused City-Owned Land Would Provide Much Needed Housing and Revenue

Report by Lambda Alpha International Shows Viability for Developing City Properties for Affordable Housing
The San Diego Chapter of Lambda Alpha International (LAI), an honorary land use professional organization, today released a study which details how substantial savings for homebuyers and renters can be […]

By |2019-05-20T10:22:24-07:00May 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Millennials Matter

Why Millennial’s Matter

By Chris Hall, Hallmark Communities, BIA Board of Directors
Say what you want about Millennials, but they are highly important to our industry and to our economy. Some quick facts, depending on the article you read Millennials are broadly defined as born between 1982-2000. Millennials represent the largest generation in the history of the US, larger […]

By |2019-05-17T14:59:20-07:00May 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

May New Member Special

May New Member Special

Get noticed for FREE when you join in May!

We’re providing extra marketing exposure to new companies that join BIA San Diego in May. New members will receive for FREE:

  • Website Ad for 1 month ($300 value)
  • Enhanced Online Member Profile ($300 value)

Dues […]

By |2019-05-07T11:21:00-07:00May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SANDAG’s “Bold New Transportation Vision” Not Sitting Well With Some Supervisors

SANDAG’s “Bold New Transportation Vision” Not Sitting Well With Some Supervisors

By Matt Adams

SANDAG, the regional planning agency, revealed its new transportation proposal that shifts funding priorities from roads and highways to almost exclusively transit alternatives.  The five-point plan includes more high capacity transit routes, dozens of transit hubs and tunnels for Del Mar and Coronado.  […]

By |2019-04-29T15:38:53-07:00April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments