X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

SAN DIEGO-An office building owner near Downtown is suing the developers of a proposed 200-unit, 24-story apartment on West Ash Street at Kettner Boulevard.

Maier & Siebel of Larkspur, the owners of a 19-story, 172,000-sf office structure called the Ward Building at 610 West Ash St., filed suit in San Diego County Superior Court to stop the apartment.

The lawsuit names the Centre City Development Corp., the city Planning Commission and the City Council. According to the complaint, the apartment developer, Leo Frey of Las Vegas, was allowed to turn an 11-story project into a 24-story apartment development.

This elevation allegedly will block Ward building occupants’ bay views because the building is on the same block as the proposed apartment high-rise.

The “Allegro Tower” residential development proposed by Frey, already approved, would wall-off the Ward Building from west-facing views, Maier & Siebel claim. Construction could begin in the spring, with completion in late 2003.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 3 free articles* across the ALM subscription network every 30 days
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

GlobeSt. Apartments 2020Event

Join 1000+ of the industry's top owners, investors, developers, brokers & financiers at THE MULTIFAMILY EVENT OF THE YEAR!

Get More Information
 

GlobeSt

Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.