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Gary London London: “Land-use decisions are way too complicated to be part of initiatives, referendums and ballot box planning.”

SAN DIEGO—Measures B-D, which were turned down by San Diego County voters Tuesday, presented them with choices that will impact our local workforce-housing, hospitality and tourism markets. Measure B San Diego was presented to approve a general-plan amendment in Northern San Diego County to provide more housing affordable to middle-income families via a proposed Lilac Hills Ranch project in Escondido, Measure C was the proposal to raise hotel taxes to pay for a dual building with a new football stadium and convention center in Downtown San Diego, and Measure D was a tourism and tax initiative to increase San Diego’s hotel occupancy tax to 5%. As we recently reported, there were pros and cons to all three initiatives.

We spoke exclusively with London Group Realty Advisors’ president Gary London to discuss the results of Measure B and Robert Rauch, founder and CEO of RAR Hospitality, to discuss Measures C and D and what might be the next steps for all three situations.

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on GlobeSt.com 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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