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September 26, 2020


September 26: 2020

Our City of Carlsbad development report has been updated, and there’s some very exciting news on the horizon. Today’s portion of the report focuses on commercial development. We’ll soon include updates on residential developments and recently-completed projects.

Papa John’s Food Truck: located at 831 S. Canal St. The Planning Department approved a Temporary Use Application for Papa John’s Pizza to locate at this property and operate as a food truck.

Riverside School Rehabilitation: located at 1712 Johnson St. Carlsbad Schools now plan to refurbish Riverside School to handle the overflow of students from Ocotillo School. The refurbishment will include the building of a gym and an additional building that houses six new classrooms.

Commercial shops: located at 2418 Legion St. on the NE corner of Legion St. and 8th St. The plan is to locate a day spa/wellness center in one side of the building and a laundromat in the other side.

T-Mobile Business: located at 1013 W. Pierce St. in the same building as Wienerschnitzel. The shell building is complete, this project will outfit the interior.

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness Church: located at 483 Happy Valley Rd. This project is a new church building. Building Plans have been approved and permits have been issued.

Lakeview Christian Home: located at 1905 W. Pierce St. This project is additional assisted living facilities to be named the Puckett Place Addition after Dr. Owen Puckett. Valuation is $3.9 million.

Dollar General: located at 2113 W. Lea St., just west of the main CID canal. The current property owner is Mr. M Fireworks Inc.

XTO Regional Office:  located at 1704 Corrales Dr. The Planning and Building Depts. have received plans for this facility to locate office trailers on site.

Waters Orthodontist office: located at 820 N. Canal St. The owner of the property is James and Kim Waters.

William McCauley Dentistry office: located at 612 N. Canyon St. This project is a 3,600 sq. ft. addition to the existing office.

La Cueva Retail Center: located at 1302 S. Canal St. The plan is to install a mini-strip mall of commercial shops. Seven new commercial shops are being built.

Jenkins RV Park: located at 121 Kircher St. This project is the installation of a full RV Park. The owners are Joe and Jayden Jenkins. The park will contain 60 RV spaces.

Lucy’s Cantina Property: located at 701 S. Canal St. The existing structures on this property have been demolished to make way for a QSR (Quick Service Restaurant). The restaurant will be a Taco Bell/KFC.

Black River Trucking: located at 711 Church St. These buildings will serve as the administrative offices for Black River Trucking as well as a medical office.

Baymont Inn Hotel: located at the 3705 National Parks Hwy. This project and plans have been approved and permits issued. The project will create 60 units.

CNB Bank South Branch: located at the corner of National Parks Hwy. and Hamilton St. This will be a 4,864 sq. ft. office with multiple drive thru windows. Valuation is $2.8 million.

Renovation of the Odd Fellows Building: This project located at 215 W. Mermod now houses the new space for Milton’s Brewing as well as a large community room on the second floor with planned roof top dinning in phase-2.

Mainstay Suites: Located at 3621 San Jose Blvd. The owner is Stay Carlsbad, LLC. The contractor is First Choice Builders. Work is underway on the 80 planned units. Valuation is $5.2 million.

Best Western: Located at 2601 Patrick St. This hotel will have 78 units. Work is underway. This project is 50% complete.

Brininstool Commercial development: located at the old Fiesta Drive In on San Jose Blvd., this development will be a commercial park for oil field related business.

Fire Station 6: located at the Cavern City Airport. White Sands is the contractor. The cost is $1.6 million.

OXY Project: located at 1608 Commerce Dr. This project is a 69,000 sq. ft. office building and a 100,000 sq. ft. fabrication/warehouse facility.  The valuation is $3.2 million.

RR&D LLC Project: located at 2701 Boyd Dr. This will be a warehouse and office for RR&D Trucking.



Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway



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