Last week, CEO of 22@Barcelona Josep Pique presented at the Global Forum on the Culture of Innovation in San Diego alongside I.D.E.A. Partners Dave and Pete. His innovative design for Barcelona has since yielded a mixed-use zone of high-tech companies, affordable housing units, and higher education institutions… exactly what we’d like
The San Diego Business Journal covered the I.D.E.A. District and the Global Forum on the Culture of Innovation this week. Click below to read more: Innovative People Would Be ‘Infrastrucutre’ of I.D.E.A. District
We began the quest to realize the I.D.E.A. District in a very unusual way – no land control, no tenants, no capital. All we had was our conviction that an urban innovation district driven by a cluster of design+technology jobs, enriched by educational institutions and students, and nourished by the arts and artists was
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)