SD Home and Garden

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


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

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

Nook East Village Receives Civic San Diego Approval

Civic San Diego has approved Nook East Village, a 5-story, 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 studios are affordable by design and will deliver a new housing option to the community. The Nook will feature […] Learn More

Atmosphere Topping Off Ceremony

JWDA recently joined Wakeland Housing, City Officials, and the local San Diego community in celebrating the topping off ceremony of Atmosphere Affordable and Supportive Housing Development.  Located in the heart of downtown San Diego, Atmosphere will soon be open to families who are looking for a more affordable place to live.  The topping off ceremony […] Learn More

Broadstone at North Park Breaks Ground

Broadstone at North Park is a new market-rate multi-family housing complex located between Texas and Arizona Streets, one block south of El Cajon Boulevard in the North Park neighborhood of San Diego.  Alliance Residential Company retained JWDA for full architectural services on the project. This 5-story structure contains 118 rental units, ranging from studio to […] Learn More


Construction has begun on The Alexan: a mixed-use residential development located in the up-and-coming East Village neighborhood of Downtown San Diego. Retained by Trammell Crow Residential, JWDA is providing full architectural services for the project. Located one block from the Downtown Central Library and two blocks from Petco Park, this 313-unit project is an 18-story […] Learn More


Mayor Kevin Faulconer was joined by other state and local officials November 18, 2015 to open Alpha Square Affordable Apartments in downtown’s East Village.  The $47.6-million project is a catalyst for change in the local community, combining the efforts of many to address the problem of homelessness.  Alpha Square Apartments were a joint effort by […] Learn More


JWDA is eager to start construction on two apartment communities in the up-and-coming Millenia Development.  Retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation, the project includes 5-story Multi-family and Active Senior Apartments comprised of 210 units, 30,000-square-feet of active outdoor area and interior amenities including leasing lobby, community room, business center, laundry facility and support areas. Located in […] Learn More

Alpha Square Topping Out Ceremony

JWDA recently celebrated Alpha Square’s “Topping Out” Ceremony with The Alpha Project, community leaders, city representatives, and project team.  At 60% complete, ahead of schedule and under budget, Alpha Square will include 203 studio apartments for homeless and low income individuals in Downtown San Diego.  Located at the corner of Market and 14th Street in the […] Learn More