I.D.E.A. Partners and Lowe Enterprises are moving forward with the first new mixed-use project in the heart of I.D.E.A. District. This full city block, bounded by Park, 13th, E and F, will contain 100,000 square feet of creative office space, 138 highly-efficient residential units with multiple amenities, and a mix
The San Diego Union-Tribune published an op-ed piece by I.D.E.A. Partners David Malmuth and Pete Garcia on Sunday. Cities are competing in the most important race of the 21st century: the race for talent. To read more about how San Diego can win the race for talent, click here.
I.D.E.A. Partners David Malmuth and Pete Garcia were recently featured on the Brian Britt Show. By shaping San Diego’s urban environment, the I.D.E.A. District will attract an abundance of well-educated innovative residents, enhancing San Diego’s cultural presence, broadening its economic sustainability, and engendering future growth.
Learning what has made Portland successful reveals opportunities for San Diego’s transition, whether by choice or necessity, from suburban to urban. By creating a complete community, building a physical framework, and establishing a sense of place, the I.D.E.A. District can offer a high quality of life to San Diegans and
Arts districts, usually found on the periphery of a city center, are intended to create a critical mass of art galleries, dance clubs, theaters, art cinemas, music venues, and public squares for performances. More often, such places attract restaurants, cafes, and retail shops. More and more however, cities are thinking
IDEA Partners featured in the San Diego Business Journal: Pete Garcia and partner David Malmuth, of IDEA Partners, are part of a growing trend toward mixed-use developments in urban areas. Idea Partners has plans to develop the upper East Village in downtown San Diego into a design district. Read more
The IDEA Partners have released the full 67-page Vision Document to the public! To view the complete document in PDF format, click here.
Negotiations are ongoing with the Navarra family, owners of Jerome’s Furniture, to develop a five-block property downtown into what will eventually become the IDEA District. Download the article here. (PDF)
Urbanist Guide interviews David Malmuth and Pete Garcia for its “Besides the Weather” column. Check it out here.
Art and design as… job creators? Yes, and the concept is key to the future success of downtown San Diego according to developers David Malmuth and Pete Garcia.