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Brixton Capital, a private real estate investment firm, has hired John Desco as executive vice president to oversee leasing, operations, marketing and redevelopment of Brixton’s regional shopping centers. “John’s experience in the retail industry spans both malls and shopping centers.  His understanding of the int...

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Harvest Small Business Finance, LLC (“HSBF”), one of the top non-bank originators of SBA 7(a) loans, closed its second securitization of the unguaranteed portions of primarily first-lien SBA 7(a) CRE loans. The $34.92 million Harvest SBA Loan Trust 2019-1 transaction was lead-managed by Credit Suisse Securities and co-m...

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Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg, LLP announces that Andy Nguyen has joined the firm as a tax manager. Nguyen is a CPA with seven years of experience providing accounting services to closely held small to medium-sized businesses in the professional services and technology fields. He specializes in working with bus...

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Fish & Richardson, a global market leader in intellectual property litigation, continues growing its range of industry knowledge with the addition of Jeff Burton and Tim Rawson in the firm’s San Diego-based, Southern California office. Burton, a former Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Officer who completed tw...

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Brixton Capital, a private real estate investment firm, has hired Mark Selman as president. In his post, Selman is responsible for the overall operations of the firm including acquisitions, financing, asset management and investor relations. “Mark understands the dynamics of our business model and has the skills to man...

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Westcore, a leading industrial real estate acquisition, development and asset management firm, acquired a 149,652-square-foot, Class A warehouse in Englewood, Colorado from Chicago-based Brennan Investment Group for $23 million. Located at 14101 E. Otero Ave., Dove Valley Business Center is a newly constructed, 50% lease...

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The San Diego-based law firm of Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek announces that David Gouzoules has joined the firm’s Litigation Department as an associate. Gouzoules has more than six years of experience representing individuals and corporate clients in all manner of disputes, including commercial litigation, government i...

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The Davies Group at Los Angeles-based George Smith Partners, a leading commercial real estate capital markets advisor, secured a total of $56 million in structured financing on behalf of Opwest Partners for its ground-up development of the Scottsdale Curio, a 169-key luxury lifestyle hotel. The financing was comprised of a ...

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The League of Women Voters of San Diego and Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 (C-3) teamed up on January 22 to host a luncheon entitled “Why Do We Need the Save Our San Diego Countryside (SOS) Initiative?” Both the League and C-3 are proponents of Measure A, also known as the SOS Initiative. Measure A is a proposal o...

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Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg, LLP announces that Christine Cornejo has joined the firm as a client accounting services manager. Cornejo has more than 20 years of experience providing accounting services to a wide range of industries, including asset management, manufacturing and distribution, non-profit and e-...

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