December 19, 2000 |
Calpine Corp., which has power plant projects in 27 U.S. states and Canada, agreed to buy a 500-megawatt plant project from PG&E Corp. for undisclosed terms to add electricity generation in San Diego. Calpine will build, own and operate the Otay Mesa Generating Project in San Diego County. PG&E's National Energy Group will contract for up to 250 megawatts of the plant's output, enough power to light 250,000 homes.
August 25, 1985
The downtown San Diego Lawyer's Block, built in the 1880s, has been sold to Continental Land & Title Co., as trustee, for $2.8 million. The two-story, 45,000-square-foot building at 4th and Front streets, opposite the U.S. Grant Hotel and Robinson's in Horton Plaza, will undergo extensive rehabilitation for retail use, according to brokers for John Burnham & Co. The sellers were Milton Fintzelberg and 16 undivided interests.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1985
Three earthquakes rattled the San Diego area on Monday, shaking downtown office buildings and homes in Coronado. The quakes, centered in San Diego Bay, measured 3.9, 4.0 and 4.0 on the Richter scale. No injuries or damages were reported, although San Diego area police officials reported fielding hundreds of calls from alarmed residents.
April 7, 1988 |
A six-story building near Lindbergh Field is an "accident waiting to happen" because Boeing 747s and other jumbo jets have little or no room to clear the structure's top floor while descending into the San Diego airport, according to the national organization representing commercial airline pilots. A spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration said that the agency is preparing a response to charges by the Air Line Pilots Assn. that the Laurel Travel Center, 1025 W. Laurel St.
April 9, 1989
A 5-year-old, 44,011-square-foot research-and-development building on a 2.73-acre site in San Diego has been sold in a $5,145,000-transaction arranged by John Burnham & Co. Commercial Real Estate. Michael D. Coal was the seller, and Eastgate Mall Associates Ltd., with Hampton Properties Ltd. as general partner, was the buyer. The split-level office and manufacturing building, leased to a single tenant, is at 5330 Eastgate Mall in San Diego's Golden Triangle district.
November 10, 1985
the California Highway Patrol has signed an $11,466,000, 15-year, built-to-suit lease with an option-to-buy on a 26,292-square foot building in the Hazard Industrial Park, at 9330 Farnham St., for use as its San Diego headquarters. The John Burnham & Co. Commercial Brokerage Division represented both the State and Murray Properties Inc. in the leasehold. Occupancy is scheduled in July.