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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Miramar Project Plan Unveiled

The Daily Sound reported today that Rick Caruso unveiled new plans for the Miramar property and that it will be a 210 room hotel, banquet, restaurant and lounge facility -- three rooms less than Ian Schraeger's plan. Parking will be underground. The price for the property is assumed to top the $43 million Ty Warner paid for it in 2005.

Additional Resources:
SB Newsroom Story

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4 Comments:

Anonymous allegro80 said...

Sara: Note that SB Newsroom has quite a lengthy piece on this today that you can post a link to.

4/11/2007 10:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

SB Newsroom failed to mention that a lot of us don't want to see this project completed. Tear down the buildings and leaves this as open space for the community.

4/11/2007 1:30 PM  
Anonymous allegro805 said...

Anonymous: I guess if "a lot of" you could raise $43+ million and BUY the property and turn it into a land trust as open space in perpetuity, you might have a fighting chance to get the owner to sell to you.

If that's not what you're proposing, I suggest you go fly into a different wind.

Are you saying that SB Newsroom & Daily Sound are lying when they report that not a hand went up when the presenter asked who was opposed to the concept? Were you even at the public meeting, or are you just trolling?

4/11/2007 4:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm concerned about global warming and what the world is going to be like for my kids. More building doesn't seem too eco friendly.

4/11/2007 6:46 PM  

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