John Couvillion Couvillion: “As the market in Escondido continues to grow stronger, more businesses are looking to locate in the area, thus creating a critical need for new industrial development.”

ESCONDIDO, CA—With no new industrial development in more than a decade and current vacancy levels around 1.9%, Escondido, CA, can best be described as undersupplied—but that is beginning to change, Badiee Development’s VP of development John Couvillion tells The firm plans to develop the Escondido Victory Industrial Park following the $1.3-million acquisition of a 4.87-acre parcel at 2005 Harmony Grove Rd. here, ending a 10-year lull in industrial development in this submarket of San Diego. Colliers International’s Tucker Hohenstein and Mike Erwin were the listing brokers for the industrial park.

The planned two-building, 91,000-square-foot project, designed by Ware Malcomb, is suited for one or two larger tenants and will feature a 26-foot clear height, grade-level and dock-high loading, mezzanine space and outdoor common areas that enhance connections to the Escondido Creek and trails. Badiee plans to break ground in late Q4.

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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