The Art, Science + Business of Housing


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From mixed-use to urban infill, to master-planned communities, the San Diego area provides vibrant examples of diverse housing product. To help you see housing examples in person, PCBC creates day-long, docent-led tours which offer a great way to explore the area's housing.

Information on the 2017 Housing Tours will be available in March 2017.

2016 Tours

Bay Area – Urban Living

From high-rise luxury condos in SOMA to lower-rise mixed-use condos in one of the hottest neighborhoods of Hayes Valley, this year’s Mobile tour will feature the ultimate in urban living. In the morning, Lumina will be featured --- described as a ‘transcendent living experience’, come and experience this luxury condo tower with some of the best views in San Francisco, and incomparable residential amenities ranging from a club lounge, screening room, and pool to music practice room, spa, and pet grooming station. The tour will continue in Hayes Valley with two architectural gems: 388 Fulton and 450 Hayes. 388 Fulton is a mixed-use 69-unit condo development, designed by renowned architect David Baker Associates, it is an example of car-less living and ‘right-sized’ units, with units averaging just over 700 sq.ft in a range of studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units. 450 Hayes is in the heart of all of Hayes Valley action, designed by the prominent Handel Architects, and featuring curated retail as well as in-verted loft units and a combination of one to three bedroom residences. At all levels – you will have the opportunity to experience the best practices in design, marketing and urban living environments – this is a tour not to be missed.

The East Bay Market


1. Township – Pleasanton By DeNova Homes
High Density Single Family – High Square footage

2. Gale Ranch – San Ramon by Toll Brothers
Luxury Single Family Detached Avanti Heights

3. Jordan Ranch – Trio & Capri – Dublin by Brookfield Residential
Three-story townhomes & Alley-loaded Single-Family Detached Homes

4. Wallis Ranch – Dublin by Trumark Communities
Story of the Newest Masterplan

5. 1756 Cole – Walnut Creek by Lenox Homes
Boutique Condominium Product

6. Woodbury – Lafayette by The New Home Company
Garden Flats and Terrace Flat Product