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Lee & Associates - North San Diego County Completes the $2.48 Million Lease of New Restaurant for Nationally Acclaimed Chef

Pascal Lorange, Executive Chef of Nationally Acclaimed Fig & Olive Restaurants, Opening New Restaurant in the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch 

San Diego, Calif.June 18, 2015—Lee & Associates, one of the largest national commercial real estate providers with regional expertise, has completed the eleven year lease for Chef Pascal Lorange’s newest restaurant concept, CRUDO, which will highlight Mediterranean influenced creations. The restaurant will open in a 3,499 square-foot restaurant space located in the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch, a new residential, shopping, and dining haven in Carmel Valley.

Lorange, through CRUDO, will provide the Carmel Valley community an innovative menu of Mediterranean Riviera flavors for brunch, lunch, and dinner. CRUDO, an Italian word for raw will tap into San Diego’s local seafood, providing a collection of raw plates in addition to their signature pizzaettes, homemade pastas, and a variety of meat and seafood dishes.

Bo Havlik and Victor Aquilina of Lee & Associates – North San Diego County, represented CRUDO in the $2,483,000 lease which features an open kitchen, allowing patrons to experience the talents of the celebrity chef firsthand.  

“The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch is expected to become a local hotspot in the community. This space was a perfect fit for our tenant and his needs is attracting the right clientele. We are excited for the future success of CRUDO that will come with this ideal location,” noted Aquilina. Aquilina and Havlik partner in tenant representation of national restaurant clients seeking top real estate in San Diego County and Southern California.


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For tenant’s seeking prime retail locations in San Diego County, please contact Bo Havlik and Victor Aquilina for your real estate needs. Havlik has more than 30 years’ experience in the San Diego County retail market, representing national brands such as Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Hometown Buffet, Tahoe Joes Famous Steakhouse, Sears Home Life, Chipotle, Sherwin Williams, Sizzler Restaurants, Dunkin Donuts, and many more. 

06/18/2015 - 09:00


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