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Property Management, Commercial, Residential

El Dorado Properties



     El Dorado Properties is a family owned and operated full service real estate company specializing in value-add commercial and residential real estate. Formed in 1987 by Daniel R. Smith, El Dorado Properties has served hundreds of clients from first time home buyers to commercial developers. Servicing all of San Diego, the Smith family has created a network of qualified contractors, brokers, lenders and accountants that all have contributed to the success of our clients for nearly 40 years. Beginning with a single property in 1987, El Dorado Properties now owns, manages or consults nearly 300,000 SF of commercial and residential property throughout San Diego.


Grantville Station Business Park East

Comprised of twenty-five (25) individual suites ranging from 900-4000 square feet, Grantville Station Business Park East is the premier location to start or operate your business. Permitted for uses ranging from residential to automotive. Current businesses include micro-brewery, fitness gym, custom wood finishing, real estate development offices and retail sales of various goods/services.


A special thank you to David Smith

for partnering with RES

     Graduating from SDSU in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate and Finance, David is now the principal broker and Vice President at El Dorado Properties. Joining the company in 2008, David is in charge of all brokerage services, land use consulting and property rehabilitation. With years of hands-on knowledge in the construction field, David understands how to maximize property values with reasonable expense.

     As a native San Diegan, David has a love for the ocean and the great outdoors. Having traveled to nearly every continent on earth including 26 countries, he hopes to continue his real estate education by investing in & managing property abroad. David lives in La Mesa with his wife, Jennica.

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