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The Inside View from Jason Hughes

Spawar, Horton Plaza and the Battle Against Dual Agency

on January 24, 2018

Bids to purchase Horton Plaza are due in early February. At least two of the bidders are going all-out with amazing new plans that would render the existing Horton Plaza unrecognizable—and give it the shot in the arm that Ernie Hahn did back in the early 80’s when he originally built it. New plans show incredible high-rise residential, hotel and office—with integrated retail and pedestrian thoroughfares. The confidential renderings that I’ve seen are exciting—and I‘m looking forward to seeing who wins!

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Jason Hughes

Jason Hughes is chairman and CEO of Hughes Marino, an industry-leading commercial real estate firm that exclusively represents tenants and buyers. Jason has written well over 100 articles, is a real estate resource for the Wall Street Journal, and has been profiled in dozens of local and regional publications. Jason is a pioneer in the field of tenant representation, and has been a vocal advocate for the interests of commercial tenants for more than two decades.

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