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

North Park Multifamily Development Breaks Ground

JWDA is providing full architectural services for a 150-unit multifamily housing project in North Park, San Diego.  The 180,000-SF development revitalizes a 2-acre site along 4469 Ohio Street that spans nearly two blocks. The high-density development includes a mixture of studios, one’s & two’s, with affordable housing located offsite.  To help break up the nearly […] Learn More

Groundbreaking for Belmont Senior Villages in UTC

JWDA recently celebrated the groundbreaking for Belmont Senior Living, a 180-unit complex located at Nobel Drive in UTC, La Jolla.  Developed by Belmont Villages and Greystar, the 17-story facility provides housing and memory care services for seniors. JWDA is providing full architectural services for the project. The housing market will benefit greatly with this new […] Learn More

Palisade at Westfield UTC Receives 2020 Best Commercial Real Estate Award

Palisade UTC is considered luxury at its finest, offering tenants with breathtaking views of the ocean, resort-style living, and easy access to Westfield UTC’s world class shopping, dining and entertainment. Its modern architecture and highly-amenitized interiors garnered Palisade UTC with Commercial Real Estate’s (CRE) 2020 Best Commercial Real Estate Award from San Diego Business Journal. […] Learn More

525 Olive Tower is Under Construction

Formerly known as 6th & Olive, 525 Olive Tower is a new mixed-use development located in Bankers Hill, a neighborhood just north of downtown San Diego with convenient access to world-renowned Balboa Park. JWDA was retained by Greystar to provide full architectural services on the project.   The nearly 300,000-SF project includes 204 residential units […] Learn More