TCR’s Simone is Tallest Tower in Little Italy – to be Completed Summer 2023

Expected to open in July 2023, Little Italy’s Simone Tower soars to new heights amongst its downtown neighbors. At 36 stories, Simone will be the tallest tower in Little Italy, equipped with spectacular unobstructed views of downtown and the marina.  Civic San Diego unanimously approved the design in December 2018.  JWDA was retained by Trammell […] Learn More

Joseph Wong Honored in the SDBJ’s 2022 edition of the SD500 as One of the Most Influential People in San Diego for two consecutive years.

In spite of a global pandemic, the construction industry continues to move forward with vigor, with the JWDA team working hard these past two years to bring thousands of new homes to San Diegans.  Even during these unprecedented times, the team’s active pursuit of new projects and enduring relationships with members of this industry (and […] Learn More

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

Luxury Tower 525 Olive is Complete

Construction has finished for 525 Olive, a nearly $100 million tower sited in the Bankers Hill neighborhood of San Diego.  JWDA was retained by the unique partnership of Greystar and St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral to provide full architectural services on the project, with Jules Wilson Design Studio as Interior Designer.  For more info., please visit […] Learn More

Vivian Tria Promoted to Associate Principal

JWDA is pleased to announce that Vivian Tria has been promoted to Associate Principal. With over 15 years of experience at JWDA, Vivian has become an expert in successfully delivering complex, high-density residential projects to our clients. She works closely and collaboratively with the design and development team from project conception through construction.  In addition […] 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

Monsaraz Hotel Wins International Design Award

Point Loma’s new $30 million Monsaraz Hotel, a Tapestry Collection by Hilton,  received a LIV Hospitality Design Award in Interior Design from the prestigious design organization based in Zurich.  The LIV awards recognize excellence in hospitality architecture, interior design and guest experiences on a global scale. Please visit LIV Awards for a complete list of […] 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