Nat Bosa, the man singlehandedly responsible for reshaping the San Diego skyline one luxury tower at a time, initially chose to develop the San Diego waterfront for its similarities to Vancouver, British Colombia just before the city’s condo craze reached all new heights.
Much like the successful Hong Kong investors that predicated the development explosion in Vancouver, Bosa jumped on the opportunity to develop a seemingly untapped downtown San Diego and eagerly bought up some of the best waterfront sites on the market, many of which were only being used as parking lots at the time. Since his arrival in San Diego in 1998, Bosa has built over eight residential towers with his talented team at Bosa Development and is now considered one of the most influential downtown developers.
Before Bosa’s waterfront masterpiece began, San Diego high-rise condo projects had not been nearly as successful. Bosa’s vision and perfectly executed plan helped convince more developers to take a risk on the new age of downtown San Diego real estate. And boy did that game turn out well for all developers – there have been roughly over 10,000 downtown condo units developed in the last decade.
The Bosa Development array of high-rise properties on the downtown San Diego waterfront includes the following luxury towers: Horizons, Discovery, Park Place, The Grande, Electra, The Legend and Bayside. To get a taste for the good life made available by Bosa in San Diego, let’s take a closer look at three of our favorite Bosa buildings.
Electra in San Diego: 700 West E Street
Bosa Development transformed the historic Station B building – once used as the SDGE headquarters –into downtown’s tallest residential towers, featuring 213 two and three bedroom condos as well as 35 townhomes for a total of 248 residencies. While preserving the rich neoclassical and Art Deco architecture, Bosa constructed a 43-story high-rise tower within the historic surroundings, enabling residents to explore past traditions while living in modern luxury. Ranging in size from 1,000 square feet to a sprawling 8,370 square feet of living space, Electra condos feature the following amenities: hardwood flooring; nine foot ceilings; customized French doors; electric fireplaces with slab granite surround and wood grain masterpiece; expansive full-height windows that draw in harbor views; full size stacked laundry; contemporary European-style wood veneer cabinetry; polished, slab granite countertops; and premium stainless steel appliances. Electra’s perfectly pedicured common areas offer guests resort style entertainment, including: concierge service; fifth floor outdoor rooftop swimming pool with whirlpool spa and outdoor fireplace lounge; well appointed exercise facility with sauna and steam rooms; locker rooms; outdoor barbeque areas, and a social lounge off the main lobby which rises 60 feet high to skylight and is available for private parties. View more Electra photos. For more details please visit electrasandiego.com.
Bayside in San Diego: 1325 Pacific Highway
One of the newest waterfront landmarks by Bosa Development, Bayside is located just off the San Diego Harbor on Pacific Highway, and is home to an incredible 36 floors and 232 units with one and two bedroom condos, penthouses and upper penthouses, most with incredible bay views. The living spaces boast Kahrs hardwood flooring and marble and limestone bathroom flooring; expansive windows and entertainment-sized balconies; full stacked laundry room; kitchens with Italian Snaidero cabinetry and stainless steel Viking and Miele appliances; as well as sleek Kohler fixters, CaesarStone countertops and built-in wine coolers. Bayside’s sparkling new amenities are sure to impress you, featuring: 24 hour lobby and parking attendant, well appointed fitness center; resort style outdoor pool and spa; and a sophisticated wine lounge and entertainment lounge with private screening theater. View more Bayside photos. For more details please visit baysidebybosa.com.
Park Place in San Diego: 700 West Harbor Drive
The gorgeous Park Place tower is home to 178 incredible units across 30 floors, each with spacious floor plans that range from 1,113 square feet to a unique combination display of 6,689 square feet. Park Place offers a variety of floor plans, featuring townhomes, one and two bedroom condos with dens, and the large two bedroom condos with spacious family rooms. In true Bosa Development style, the landmark Park Place tower comes complete with luxury amenities, including: outdoor swimming pool and spa, sun deck, barbeque area, fitness club, men’s and women’s locker rooms, bike storage, resident’s lounge area, office center and conference rooms, elegant lobby and entryway. For more details please visit bosadev.com/parkplace.
All San Diego Bosa Development buildings include Horizons, Discovery, Park Place, The Grande, Electra, The Legend and Bayside. Bosa Development also boasts many more towers across the globe in Vancouver, Alberta, Port Moody, Nanaimo, and Irvine, California. For more details and to view all properties, please visit bosadev.com.
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