About CGP


We are Capital Growth Properties, Inc., a full-service real estate firm specializing in brokerage, commercial leasing, and property management.Our firm has been managing properties throughout San Diego County since its formation in 1982, and our portfolio currently includes more than 110 commercial and residential properties totaling over 2.2 million square feet. CGP has been recognized for our high ethical standards and ability to continually meet and exceed our clients’ investment goals by being named an Accredited Management Organization® by the Institute of Real Estate Management.
However, we are so much more than even that. We are partners in their drive toward success, using all of the resources at our disposal to ensure that their needs and goals are met, both in the short and the long term. Whether they are current or future real estate owners, they know that they can rely on us to provide them with the personalized services and creative solutions they need to maximize the return on their investments. At every stage, our interactions with our clients are guided by courtesy, respect, honesty, and the highest ethical standards.

The answer to this question can be summarized by the three “E’s”:
Experience, Energy, and Enthusiasm

CGP employs approximately 60 highly trained and skilled professionals, including:

  • Property Managers
  • Real Estate Salespeople and Brokers
  • Accountants
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Onsite Community Managers
  • Administrative Support Personnel

Our company’s outstanding reputation within the property management and real estate brokerage industries attracts professionals with extensive training and experience. Under the guidance of our leadership team, John Michaelsen and Renee Savage, we provide a supportive work environment in which these exceptional people are able to grow and flourish.


We use our experience as a springboard for innovation and forward-thinking problem solving.

We aren’t simply experts in all matters related to selling, buying, leasing, and managing real estate.We are passionate about those issues.
When our clients present us with challenges,we don’t get frustrated. We get excited.
And when our clients succeed, we get equally excited because we know that our partnership has only begun. Success is not a destination, but only part of the journey. There is always another level of success to achieve. Our mission is to arrive at a strategy to help each of our clients get there.

When we claim that CGP is a full-service company, we mean it.

Our clients can turn to us with virtually any request related to their properties knowing that, if it is possible, we will accommodate it. Our positive, “yes we can” attitude extends to every service we provide, as well as every interaction in which we engage. We believe that this positivity plays a vital role in both our success and the success of our clients.


The Fourth “E”
There is a fourth “e” that should be a given with any real estate firm, but is the backbone of CGP: Expertise

Our thorough and intimate knowledge of every aspect of real estate brokerage, commercial leasing, and property management allows us to innovate and stay current with changes in the marketplace and the needs of our clients. We can be flexible and fast on our feet because each member of our team is a true expert in his or her field.