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Sapphire Tower

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1262 Kettner Boulevard

Sapphire Tower is a luxury condo building located in the Columbia District neighborhood of downtown San Diego (92101).  With only 97 units and 32 stories, Sapphire Tower is a very unique luxury high-rise.  Sapphire Tower is located in the perfect spot – easy access to the waterfront, Marina District, and Little Italy.  Views, a great pool, and being close to the Stone Company Store on Kettner and the original Karl Strauss Brewing Company don’t hurt either.


  • Year Built: Early 2009
  • Address: 1262 Kettner Boulevard
  • Stories: 32
  • Units: 97 residential
  • Amenities @ Sapphire Tower: Pool, spa, sundeck, fitness center (with his/hers saunas), community room with theatre seating (2nd Floor), 24/7 security
  • Of note: 183 parking spaces (not deeded), 13,000 esf office space, 2,000 esf retail space; top nine floors are designed with 18 half-floor penthouses featuring private elevator entries and nearly 3,000-square-foot floor plans; floors 8-23 only have 4 units per floor making each a corner unit
  • My favorite things about Sapphire Tower:Private elevators for 18 residences, floor-to-ceiling windows, 10.5 foot ceilings, private balconies, direct elevator entries into all units on floors 24-33, only 6, 4, or 2 homes per floor, gas ranges in kitchen, 24-hour security guard
  • Is there litigation at Sapphire Tower? Yes as of September 2016.
  • Are BBQs allowed on private balconies at Sapphire Tower?No
  • Is Sapphire Tower FHA loan approved?No (Expired 2011)
  • Is Sapphire Tower VA loan approved?Yes
  • What is Sapphire Tower’s minimum lease period?30 days.
  • Sapphire Tower Website
  • Sapphire Tower HOA property manager:Action Property Management, Inc. | Greyson Connelly, Community Manager (800) 400-2284  gconnelly (at) actionlife (dot) com