Aloft Hotels Slated to Debut in San Diego

Aloft Rancho Bernardo Opens in Mid-2016, Catering to the Next Generation of Travelers with Modern Style, Innovative Technologies and Live Music Programming STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.® (NYSE:HOT) today announced that its sizzling Aloft brand is ramping up portfolio growth in California with a new hotel planned for Rancho Bernardo, an upscale […] Learn More

China Mansion Design & Technology Congress 2013

JWDA was honored to participate in this year’s GBE Chinese luxury housing summit. Global Business Engine (GBE) held their China Mansion Design & Technology Congress 2013 event at the Shanghai Marriot Luwan Hotel from December 17th-18th. JWDA Shanghai’s Founding Principal and Managing Director, Jason Hu, served as a keynote speaker for the event. Hu presented […] Learn More

Liberty Station Hotels Approved

The California Coastal Commission approved The Corky McMillin Cos. proposal, designed by JWDA, for three hotels with a total of 650 guest rooms at Liberty Station on December 12, 2013. Liberty Station is a mixed use development in the Point Loma community of San Diego, California. It is also the former site of the Naval […] Learn More

Inauguration of JWDA Associate Principal Matthew Geaman as President of AIA San Diego

Join us at the Hotel Del Coronado for the inauguration of JWDA Associate Principal Matthew Geaman as the 2014 AIASD Board of Directors President on Thursday, December 12th at 6:00 PM. The evening will include the “passing-of-the-gavel” from Richard Nowicki, AIA to Matthew Geaman, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, as well as the presentation of an […] Learn More

ULI Mainland China Annual Meeting 2013

JWDA is proud to have participated in the Urban Land Institute’s Mainland China Annual Meeting 2013 as one of three Gold Sponsors. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Urban Regeneration: Facilitating Healthy and Sustainable Environment”. JWDA’s Joseph Wong, Founder & President, as well as Perry Jacobs, Shanghai Associate Director & Senior Design Director, were […] Learn More

SDCCD North City Campus Grand Opening

Wednesday, October 30th 2013 marked the Grand Opening of North City Campus, a two-story, 42,500-square-foot facility designated as the Campus of Excellence for Business and Information Technology for San Diego Continuing Education. The new facility supports and further enhances the San Diego Community College District’s region wide reputation for providing high quality, cutting edge business […] Learn More

Award-Winning Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside Expansion

The new Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside Expansion has been honored by the Point Loma Association for Outstanding Architecture, Landscape, and Sculpture. The $13 million, 44,000 square foot, four-story expansion was deemed “most deserving” by Richard Lareau, Point Loma Associate spokesperson. The Point Loma Association is made up of volunteers committed to improving the quality […] Learn More

Camp Pendleton Housing Wins Design-Build Award

By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor, Multi-Housing News Online | July 24, 2013 Camp Pendleton, Calif.—The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has awarded the United States Marine Corps’ Bachelor Enlisted Quarters Package 8 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton a national Design-Build award. The award will be presented in November at the DBIA’s annual awards dinner […] Learn More

Joseph Wong, FAIA Appointed to the CED Dean’s Advisory Council

Joseph Wong, FAIA has been appointed to the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design Dean’s Advisory Council. “I am honored to be appointed by Dean Wolch” stated Wong. Joseph Wong will join the Council in reviewing strategic plans developed by Jennifer Wolch’s, Dean of William W. Wurster College of Environmental Design, and the leadership team. […] Learn More

$82.5M Affordable Rental Project OK’d

By Lily Leung, U-T San Diego 8:41 a.m. June 13, 2013 | Updated 11:34 a.m. The proposed Atmosphere project in the Cortez area of downtown San Diego. Photo courtesy of Civic San Diego. A proposed $82.5 million mixed-use project will bring more than 200 affordable-housing units to downtown San Diego. The San Diego City Council recently […] Learn More