San Diego’s Largest Residential Development Diega Tower is now Leasing

The Diega Tower by Bosa (Formerly known as Broadway Block) is complete with leasing officially open to prospective tenants.  Please find leasing information at As San Diego’s largest residential development with 617 units, – comprised of studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments – this 720,000 square-foot, two-tower structure features extensive amenities including ground level retail […] Learn More

Joseph Wong Appointed to UCSD’s Real Estate and Development Advisory Board

Joseph Wong, FAIA, has been appointed to the UCSD’s Real Estate and Development (RED) Advisory Board.  As Founder and President of JWDA, an award-winning architectural firm, Joe brings a unique perspective to the panel, having served as Prime Architect on several high-profile, multi-million-dollar developments, and with a career that has spanned for over four decades. […] Learn More

Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas celebrates opening

Alila Marea is officially open for business! JWDA is excited to present you with this noteworthy project, as published recently by the Robb Report, Hospitality Design, and San Diego Union Tribune.  The Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas has debuted on San Diego’s North County coast as the Hyatt brand’s first new-build in the United States. […] Learn More

JWDA retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation for Millenia Development Phase 2

Following the success of Millenia Development Phase 1 – The Duetta and Volta Apartments, 210 units of affordable housing for family and seniors – JWDA has been retained a second time to provide full architectural services for Millenia Development Phase 2, a new multifamily affordable housing project in the Millenia Master Plan Community of Chula […] Learn More

777 Front Street Creative Office Complex is Open

JWDA partnered with Bosa Development on the newly revitalized Paladion, a former luxury retail center transformed into a creative office complex.  Located on 777 Front St. in downtown San Diego, this $30 million redevelopment brings over 167,000-SF of leasable Class A office space to a high density, urban setting.  The site is catered for an […] Learn More

San Diego State University’s New Gateway Student Housing – Viva 5750 – ready for Fall Term 2021

JWDA is providing full architectural services on Viva 5750, San Diego State’s newest luxury student housing building located at Campanile Mall Drive and Montezuma Road, with direct access to campus.  The project is set to open this fall 2021. At four stories, this modern Spanish-style development houses 182 beds, or 42 units ranging from one […] 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


As featured in Hospitality Design & the Robb Report, The Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas is slated to debut along San Diego’s North County coastal region in early 2021. As the latest entry into Hyatt’s growing Alila brand portfolio, the forthcoming luxury concept will be the brand’s first new-build resort in the Americas and its […] Learn More

Broadstone Makers Quarter Wins Orchid Award

The 2020 San Diego Architectural Foundation Orchid Award for Interior Design goes to Broadstone Makers Quarter (BMQ), a mixed-use market-rate apartment in East Village, San Diego. The interior design was led by Paul Basile at Basile Studio with JWDA providing full architectural services on the project. Since its completion in 2018, BMQ has been well-received […] Learn More

Broadway Block Tops Out

The 41-story & 21-story tower of Broadway Block has topped out! The Broadway Block promises to be a major player in the transformation of San Diego’s urban core.  Located at 7th, 8th, Broadway & C Streets, this $200-million, full-block development is slated for completion in spring 2021. At 720,000 square-feet, Broadway Block houses 617 residential […] Learn More