Design Approval for Father Joe’s Villages Affordable Housing High-Rise

11.2017

RSSH2017-06-07-pn-ysh-c0114th & Commercial is a 448-unit affordable housing development that was approved by the City of San Diego in early November.  The proposed permanent housing structure is part of Father Joe’s larger plan to bring 2,000 affordable housing units to San Diego.  JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation in collaboration with Father Joe’s Villages for the project.

This 16-story residential development includes 270 units that are reserved for chronically homeless individuals, while the remaining units will go to formerly homeless veterans, families, and other individuals.   These safe, secure homes are coupled with on-site and off-site services that promote well-being and self-sufficiency.  Amenities include multipurpose space, offices, employment education services, courtyard space, lounge, entry lobby, community room, shared laundry rooms, dining area, and roof/garden terraces.  The project is expected to break ground in early 2019.

Owner: Father Joe’s Villages; Developer: Chelsea Investment Corporation

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Design Approval for Father Joe’s Villages Affordable Housing High-Rise

11.2017

RSSH2017-06-07-pn-ysh-c01

14th & Commercial is a 448-unit affordable housing development that was approved by the City of San Diego in early November.  The proposed permanent housing structure is part of Father Joe’s larger plan to bring 2,000 affordable housing units to San Diego.  JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation in collaboration with Father Joe’s Villages […] Learn More

Alexan ALX Set to Open in November

11.2017

Alexan_Cover

Construction is complete on Alexan ALX.  This 313-unit upscale market-rate residence is located in the East Village neighborhood of downtown San Diego.  Retained by Trammell Crow Residential, JWDA provided full architectural services for the project. Located one block from the downtown Central Library and two blocks from Petco Park, this 20-story residence provides a variety […] Learn More

Millenia Grand Opening of Duetta and Volta Affordable Apartments

11.2017

Close-up Duetta

Chula Vista recently celebrated the grand opening of Duetta and Volta Apartments; a 210-unit family and senior affordable housing complex located in the up-and-coming Millenia Development of Otay Ranch.  JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation for the project. Volta provides 87 units including 1- and 2-bedroom units for low-income seniors.  Amenities at Volta include […] Learn More

Atmosphere Receives 2017 Development of the Year Distinction

09.2017

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Cutting-edge architecture; Boosting Livability. The recently completed Atmosphere was honored in Our City San Diego as the 2017 Development of the Year in the Best Affordable Housing category. The $62-million project is a catalyst for change in the downtown community, combining the efforts of many to address the problem of homelessness. Atmosphere is a 205-unit, […] Learn More

Nook East Village – Micro Units on Trend in Downtown San Diego

08.2017

nook east village_001

Nook East Village is a 91-unit Single Room Occupancy (SRO) development located at the corner of 15th and K Streets in the East Village neighborhood of downtown San Diego.  The Nook’s SRO micro units are affordable by design and deliver a new housing option to the downtown community. Completion is slated for summer 2018. The […] Learn More

SD Home and Garden

04.2017

2017 SDHG Publication

The JWDA team is excited to have our Founder & President, Joseph Wong, FAIA, featured in the April edition of San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles.  This esteemed publication has long been a resource to our firm and it is with great pride and humility that Mr. Wong and his vision for JWDA is acknowledged. “Keeping it […] Learn More

RENOVATION OF THE UCSD SCHOOL OF GLOBAL POLICY & STRATEGY COMPLETE

01.2017

UCSD

The renovation of the UCSD School of Global Policy & Strategy (GPS) is complete! A year after its rebranding from IR/PS to GPS, the School of Global Policy & Strategy celebrated the return of students and faculty with a grand re-opening of its updated facilities.   The renovations included a beautification of the GPS auditorium and complete […] Learn More

BROADWAY BLOCK PENDING CITY APPROVAL

11.2016

aerial-broadway

Design approval for the Broadway Block is underway.  JWDA is leading the design team for the high-rise, mixed-use development in downtown San Diego.   Developed by Bosa Development Corporation, the design features two towers, 21 stories and 41 stories, respectively, rising from a residential and retail platform. The Broadway Block promises to be a major player […] Learn More

Matthew Geaman Honored with San Diego 2016 YAYA

11.2016

AIA logo3

JWDA Associate Principal Matthew Geaman AIA, LEED AP was recently honored with AIA San Diego’s 2016 Young Architect of the Year Award.  The JWDA team could not be more excited for our esteemed colleague! This prestigious award recognizes Mr. Geaman for his professionalism, design achievement, and community leadership in the San Diego region. Mr. Geaman […] Learn More

Alpha Square Receives 2016 Development of the Year Distinction

10.2016

alpha-square-photo

“Big Project, big heart.” Alpha Square Affordable Apartments was honored in Our City San Diego as one of six projects recognized as the “2016 Development of the Year.” The $47.6-million project is a catalyst for change in the downtown community, combining the efforts of many to address the problem of homelessness.  The San Diego Housing Commission, the […] Learn More

Design Approval for Father Joe’s Villages Affordable Housing High-Rise

11.2017

RSSH2017-06-07-pn-ysh-c01

14th & Commercial is a 448-unit affordable housing development that was approved by the City of San Diego in early November.  The proposed permanent housing structure is part of Father Joe’s larger plan to bring 2,000 affordable housing units to San Diego.  JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation in collaboration with Father Joe’s Villages […] Learn More

Alexan ALX Set to Open in November

11.2017

Alexan_Cover

Construction is complete on Alexan ALX.  This 313-unit upscale market-rate residence is located in the East Village neighborhood of downtown San Diego.  Retained by Trammell Crow Residential, JWDA provided full architectural services for the project. Located one block from the downtown Central Library and two blocks from Petco Park, this 20-story residence provides a variety […] Learn More

Millenia Grand Opening of Duetta and Volta Affordable Apartments

11.2017

Close-up Duetta

Chula Vista recently celebrated the grand opening of Duetta and Volta Apartments; a 210-unit family and senior affordable housing complex located in the up-and-coming Millenia Development of Otay Ranch.  JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation for the project. Volta provides 87 units including 1- and 2-bedroom units for low-income seniors.  Amenities at Volta include […] Learn More

Atmosphere Receives 2017 Development of the Year Distinction

09.2017

1

Cutting-edge architecture; Boosting Livability. The recently completed Atmosphere was honored in Our City San Diego as the 2017 Development of the Year in the Best Affordable Housing category. The $62-million project is a catalyst for change in the downtown community, combining the efforts of many to address the problem of homelessness. Atmosphere is a 205-unit, […] Learn More

Nook East Village – Micro Units on Trend in Downtown San Diego

08.2017

nook east village_001

Nook East Village is a 91-unit Single Room Occupancy (SRO) development located at the corner of 15th and K Streets in the East Village neighborhood of downtown San Diego.  The Nook’s SRO micro units are affordable by design and deliver a new housing option to the downtown community. Completion is slated for summer 2018. The […] Learn More

SD Home and Garden

04.2017

2017 SDHG Publication

The JWDA team is excited to have our Founder & President, Joseph Wong, FAIA, featured in the April edition of San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles.  This esteemed publication has long been a resource to our firm and it is with great pride and humility that Mr. Wong and his vision for JWDA is acknowledged. “Keeping it […] Learn More

RENOVATION OF THE UCSD SCHOOL OF GLOBAL POLICY & STRATEGY COMPLETE

01.2017

UCSD

The renovation of the UCSD School of Global Policy & Strategy (GPS) is complete! A year after its rebranding from IR/PS to GPS, the School of Global Policy & Strategy celebrated the return of students and faculty with a grand re-opening of its updated facilities.   The renovations included a beautification of the GPS auditorium and complete […] Learn More

BROADWAY BLOCK PENDING CITY APPROVAL

11.2016

aerial-broadway

Design approval for the Broadway Block is underway.  JWDA is leading the design team for the high-rise, mixed-use development in downtown San Diego.   Developed by Bosa Development Corporation, the design features two towers, 21 stories and 41 stories, respectively, rising from a residential and retail platform. The Broadway Block promises to be a major player […] Learn More

Matthew Geaman Honored with San Diego 2016 YAYA

11.2016

AIA logo3

JWDA Associate Principal Matthew Geaman AIA, LEED AP was recently honored with AIA San Diego’s 2016 Young Architect of the Year Award.  The JWDA team could not be more excited for our esteemed colleague! This prestigious award recognizes Mr. Geaman for his professionalism, design achievement, and community leadership in the San Diego region. Mr. Geaman […] Learn More

Alpha Square Receives 2016 Development of the Year Distinction

10.2016

alpha-square-photo

“Big Project, big heart.” Alpha Square Affordable Apartments was honored in Our City San Diego as one of six projects recognized as the “2016 Development of the Year.” The $47.6-million project is a catalyst for change in the downtown community, combining the efforts of many to address the problem of homelessness.  The San Diego Housing Commission, the […] Learn More