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Manchester Financial Group Announces Settlement Agreement with California Coastal Commission that Further Advances Development of Manchester Pacific Gateway at Broadway and Harbor Drive

September 4, 2015  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

San Diego, CA — Perry Dealy, President and CEO of Dealy Development and project executive for Manchester Pacific Gateway, announced that Manchester Financial Group has finalized a settlement agreement with the California Coastal Commission that further advances the development of the Manchester Pacific Gateway project located on the San Diego Waterfront at Broadway and Harbor… Read more »

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Manchester Financial Group Acquires 49 Percent of Former Sempra Building

July 24, 2015  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

Deal unites current building owner Sandor Shapery with Papa Doug Manchester San Diego, CA — Manchester Financial Group, headed by Papa Doug Manchester, has acquired a 49 percent interest in the 19-story 350,331 square foot former Sempra/SDGE building for a cost of $20 million from a former partner in the property. The transaction unites Sandor… Read more »

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Papa Doug Manchester Sells U-T San Diego to Tribune Publishing

May 12, 2015  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

Purchase agreement signed today by U-T San Diego and Tribune Publishing combines the U-T with the Los Angeles Times with both papers to remain separate brands San Diego, Calif. — Papa Doug Manchester, owner and publisher of U-T San Diego, has agreed to sell the multimedia enterprise to Tribune Publishing, owner of the Los Angeles… Read more »

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Manchester Financial Group Names Tom Voss as President of Manchester Hospitality Group

May 6, 2015  |  By Papa Doug  |  💬No comments

San Diego, Calif. — Tom Voss has been named as president of Manchester Hospitality Group, a subsidiary of Manchester Financial Group, reporting to MFG president and CEO, Richard Gibbons and “Papa” Doug Manchester, chairman of MFG, the parent company. Voss will work closely with the Manchester Financial Group’s executive team to identify investment opportunities and coordinate… Read more »

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The Grand Del Mar Sold to Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and a Northern California Investor

March 30, 2015  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

Papa Doug Manchester to retain a minority stake SAN DIEGO, CA – March 30, 2015 – Manchester Financial Group, headed by ‘Papa Doug’ Manchester, has announced a joint venture with luxury hotel operator Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to have Fairmont take over management of the Grand Del Mar. The deal will see Blum capital taking… Read more »

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