Hotel Z opens in San Diego

J Street Hospitality opened the Hotel Z, a new 96-room select service boutique hotel located in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. The hotel was recently acquired by Columbia Properties, a commercial real estate investment company, and will be operated by its sister company, Pineapple Hospitality Company.

The newly opened hotel was an adaptive reuse project completed by J Street Hospitality, which involved the conversion of a four-story, 221-unit multifamily residential building into a limited-service boutique hotel with 96 guestrooms. The conversion included the replacement of all mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, as well as a complete renovation of guestrooms, corridors and public areas. 

“We are thrilled to unveil the newly transformed Hotel Z in downtown San Diego and look forward to completing additional development projects in the area,” said Sajan Hansji, president, J Street Hospitality.  “It is especially rewarding to realize the successful opening and sale of this challenging endeavor."

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Hotel Z is located in San Diego's vibrant Gaslamp Quarter within walking distance to numerous dining, entertainment and shopping options as well as the San Diego Convention Center, Petco Park, Westfield Horton Plaza, Seaport Village and the USS Midway Museum.

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