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Gaslamp CitySquare (Gaslamp neighborhood)
Total units: 208
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Unit types: studios, 1 & 2 bedroom condos & townhomes
Number of Floors: 7
Square Footage: 448 - 1,256
Approximate price range: $300,000 - $650,000
HOA fees: $350 - $400
Amenities: Gaslamp CitySquare condos offer a 12,000 sq.ft. courtyard with pool, hot tub and BBQs and gym. On site managers office on 4th floor and a nightime security guard from 9pm to 5am.
Year Built: 2005
Annual turnover %: 7.2
Price change prior year: +10.0%
Price change from 3 years ago: +20.2%
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Other: Only the interior courtyard level units have patios, no other units have patios or balconies.

450 J Street

Walker’s Paradise

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Summary of resident reviews. Rating and Review Disclosure
Below is a summary of all the reviews provided by the residents living in this property. Rating scale is from one to five stars.
  Poor      Avg      Best
Average rating starstarstarhalf star
Relaxed feeling of home starstarstarstarhalf star
Views starstarstar
Noiseless inside starstar
Proximity to shopping/restaurants starstarstarstarstar
Security starstarstarstar
Concierge/Doorman
Pool starstarstarhalf star
Exercise facilities starstar
Parking starstarstarstarhalf star
Maintenance starstarstar
HOA effectiveness starstarstarstar
Quality of construction starstarstarhalf star
Like the most: The residents here at the Gaslamp CitySquare condso have conveyed to me WOW factor prevails on this buildings location, right in the heart of the historic Gaslamp district. Residents raved about the location and how convenient and quick it is to walk to everything. Residents were also complimentary of the very large inner courtyard with a lot of common patio space, barbeques, a pool and hot tub. Residents also like the low HOA fees, especially when considering the building has a pool. Great stores and restaurants in the ground floor retail spaces. Units get a lot of natural light with the large windows. The common hallways are very wide.
Like the least: Because this was the developers? (Champion Development) first attempt at a residential project they made some mistakes with regard to the design of the buildings exterior and lobby. For the buildings exterior facade they paid dearly, almost a million dollars to put the right look on the outside, with pressure from the City. One resident described the lobby as looking like a "sterile Soviet era hotel". They also did not understand they types and amount of equipment needed to adequately supply a residential fitness center.
One resident said she did not like the parking situation which is not as secure as most private garages. Here there are 3 levels of parking, the first level is public (think guests) parking operated by ACE and cost from $5 - $30/day. The lower two levels are for residents.
Other comments: Only the residents on the courtyard level (level 3) facing the courtyard have patios. No other units have patios or balconies. If you look at other mid-rise condo buildings and notice they have balconies its because they used the interior space to make them. So its really a matter of preference to have the space for interior use or as a balcony. No low-rise building has balconies that extend out from the building. Across the street from this building on 5th avenue will be a new Marriott hotel, expected to open in 2010. Most ground floor retail spaces are leased by very upscale restaurants or clothing boutiques. This is a prime example of location, location, location!
     

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