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Retailers Join Greystar’s East Village MXU

Park 12, a 718-unit mixed-use community now underway at 100 Park Plaza in San Diego’s burgeoning East Village district, signed on three new retail tenants. They include the critically-acclaimed authentic Mexican eatery Carmelita’s; Australian-based fitness training studio F45, and Creamistry, a high-end ice cream purveyor.

When complete this fall, the four-building luxury apartment and retail community overlooking San Diego Bay and Petco Park will feature 45,000 square feet of ground level retail space, with space to accommodate 17 retail venues.

Resident move-ins are now underway in the tower, and completion of Park 12, previously known as Ballpark Village, is slated for Fall 2018.

Located immediately across the street from Petco Park, the community is comprised of one high-rise and three mid-rise buildings, all owned and operated by Charleston, SC-based Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC. The complex includes 371 luxury apartments in a 37-story tower,and 347 units in one six and two-seven-story midrise buildings.

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