JWDA participates in Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Revitalization Tour of 525 Olive

Hosted by Greystar, JWDA was honored to participate in a tour with the Urban Land Institute Revitalization Council for the “525 Olive” project in the Bankers Hill neighborhood of downtown San Diego.  Construction for 525 Olive is nearly complete with tenants scheduled to move in end of April.  Greystar is the Owner-Developer for this $100.2 […] Learn More

$100 Million Residential Tower ‘525 Olive’ Set to Open in April 2022

Completion is approaching for 525 Olive, a new mixed-use residential tower located in Bankers Hill, north of downtown San Diego.  The $100.2 million development is set to open this April with rents starting at $2,440 per month.   JWDA was retained by Greystar to provide full architectural services on the project with Jules Wilson Design Studio […] Learn More

Momentous Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held for St. Teresa of Calcutta Villa Supportive Housing

The San Diego community at large joined forces on Thursday to celebrate the ceremonial ribbon-cutting for St. Teresa of Calcutta Villa.  A long list of project sponsors, stakeholders, neighbors and city and state leadership attended and gave praise to the project, with the celebration covered by local and state news outlets and social media.   Three […] Learn More

St. Teresa Supportive Housing Tower in East Village Opens for Homeless

St. Teresa of Calcutta Villa opened its doors this month to an estimated 500 people.  The $148 million permanent housing development is a part of Father Joe’s Villages’ (FJV) “Turning the Key” initiative to bring 2,000 affordable housing units to San Diego in an effort to solve homelessness.  Turning the Key will be funded through […] Learn More

Upcoming JWDA projects in East Village featured in San Diego Business Journal

In recent years, East Village has transformed into a major residential mixed-use hub for downtown San Diego.  With development and leasing basically unhindered during the pandemic, approximately 2,100 to 2,200 apartments are anticipated to come online in the next year.  Several notable JWDA projects – 800 Broadway, St. Teresa of Calcutta Villa and 13th & […] Learn More

Simone is Tallest Tower in Little Italy and Among the Tallest in Downtown

The new Simone tower, formerly known as Union & Ash, will rise 36 stories from grade in the heart of Little Italy. This will be Trammell Crow Residential’s biggest project in San Diego to date. JWDA is providing full architectural services on the project. The residential tower contains a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom […] Learn More

SDBJ Recognizes Broadstone Makers Quarter as an Outstanding Architectural Design

The San Diego Business Journal selected Broadstone Makers Quarter as one of sixteen local projects that are outstanding architectural design.  Thank you to the efforts of many, our team could not be more excited to receive this recognition! BMQ has been well-received by our community since its completion in 2018.  Its vibrant and trendy design […] Learn More

San Diego City Council Approves 6th & Olive Tower

204 new homes are coming to Bankers Hill.  San Diego City Council unanimously approved the 20-story mixed-use tower late Monday afternoon with strong support demonstrated by city leaders, public officials and community groups including the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and the nonprofit Climate Action Campaign.   JWDA was retained by Greystar to provide full […] Learn More

Alpha Square Receives 2016 Development of the Year Distinction

“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