San Diego council agrees to spend $30 million to renovate vacant office building already costing $18,000 a day

San Diego council agrees to spend $30 million to renovate vacant office building already costing $18,000 a day

Almost two years ago, when San Diego City Council members agreed to spend just over $200 million on a 20-year lease-to-own deal for a downtown office tower on Ash Street, they were told the place would cost little more than a $10,000 power scrubbing to make it ready.

The building had served as...