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Cortez Blu

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801 Ash Street

Cortez Blu is a condo building in the Cortez Hill neighborhood of downtown San Diego (92101).  These condos are very unique – only 3 units per floor and no amenities whatsoever.  With great views and modern architecture, Cortez Blu definitely stands out in the downtown San Diego skyline.


  • Year Built: 2006
  • Address: 801 Ash Street
  • Developer: K. Hovnanian of California/Hovnanian Enterprises
  • Architect: Martinez + Cutri
  • Stories: 20
  • Units: 67
  • Amenities @ Cortez Blu: None
  • Of note: “Corkscrew” parking (typically only one parking spot per unit), 10,000 esf lot
  • Is Cortez Blu VA loan approved?Yes. (ID#008405)
  • Is Cortez Blue FHA loan approved?No.
  • Is there litigation at Cortez Blu?No.  Settled as of February 2015.
  • What is the minimum rental period at Cortez Blu? 6 months per CC&Rs.
  • What is the owner occupancy percentage at Cortez Blu?68% as of April 2015.
  • My favorite things about Cortez Blu: Views!  Only 3 units per floor (most floors), exposed concrete
  • Cortez Blu website
  • Cortez Blu HOA property management company:Ceosd.net (844) 267-8392 manager (at) cortezblu (dot) org