The San Diego Business Journal’s 2022 CRE Awards Honors St. Teresa of Calcutta Villa and 525 Olive with Project of the Year

The Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Awards showcases the “biggest, best and most notable commercial real estate projects and sales throughout San Diego.” JWDA is honored to receive this year’s Project of the Year for two of its projects.  A complete list of award winners can be found in the October 17 – 23 2022 Edition […] Learn More

Construction of Downtown Los Angeles’ Largest Supportive Housing Tower is Underway

Construction for Weingart Center’s new 19-story residential tower (phase 1) is underway with anticipated completion scheduled for late 2023.  Non-profit developer Weingart in partnership with Chelsea Investment Corporation retained JWDA for entitlement with LA firm AXIS/GFA as the Architect of Record.  For more info. please visit the 2022-09 editorial of Urbanize LA. The project is […] Learn More

17-story Belmont Village Senior Living Apartment Tower Opens in La Jolla

The 180-key Belmont Village Senior Living (BVSL) opened its doors this summer 2022.  The nearly 210,000-SF project features independent and assisted living for seniors, equipped with high-end services and amenities that are reminiscent of a five-star hotel.  Located minutes from Westfield University Towne Center, BVSL is developed by joint venture team Belmont Senior Living and […] Learn More

The Lindley Breaks Ground in Downtown San Diego

Construction has begun for The Lindley, a new $250 million luxury tower sited at the edge of Little Italy and downtown San Diego along Columbia and Ash Street.  At nearly 800,000-square-feet, this project will be one of the largest mixed-use apartments in the neighborhood furnished with commercial, hospitality and residential uses.  JWDA Architects was retained […] Learn More

San Diego Housing Federation Honors Father Joe Villages with Project of the Year at Ruby Awards for St. Teresa of Calcutta Villa

St. Teresa of Calcutta Villa was named Project of the Year for New Construction by the San Diego Housing Federation at its 32nd annual Ruby Awards.  The Ruby Awards is San Diego’s largest affordable housing community recognition event that honors people and projects that operate and expand supply of affording housing across San Diego County.  […] Learn More

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

Columba Affordable Multi-family Housing Development Receives City of Chula Vista Approval

Columba Apartments is a new affordable housing development in the Millenia Community of the Otay Ranch area.  Earlier this month, Columba was given final financial approval by the Chula Vista City Council and the city’s Housing Authority. This 5-story, 200-unit multi-family development is comprised of two apartment buildings and separate 3-story parking structure.  All of […] Learn More