The I.D.E.A. District = Innovation + Design + Education + Arts. It is a transformative urban initiative which aims to create 13,000 design and tech jobs in the next 12 years, across 35 city blocks in Downtown San Diego’s East Village.

IDEA1 is the first apartment community of the I.D.E.A. District. Opening December 1st, IDEA1 will contain a mix of apartment homes, commercial space, live/work lofts on the ground floor, surrounding an outdoor collaborative workplace known as The Hub, and much more.

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What Others Say

Ryan Sisson

“IDEA District is a great expression of what it means to create a neighborhood for a well rounded community. Blending live, work and play into an environment that is equally inspiring and accessible. I look forward to watching it come to life as a catalyst for creative spaces, influential companies and a united community of people working to create the best possible version of our city.”

Ryan SissonFounder / CEO, Moniker Group
Jules Wilson

“IDEA District is important because we have an opportunity to incubate a great creative district in emerging San Diego, that brings together great thinkers, technology, and education in an urban environment.  I believe if we plant the right seeds now, the momentum will be contagious and the possibilities endless.”

Jules WilsonPrincipal, Jules Wilson Design
Laurie Black

“Weaving design, education, and art to create a vibrant innovation job cluster downtown is brilliant.”

Laurie BlackPast Board Member, Centre City Development Corporation
Mark Cafferty

“The IDEA District is the single most significant economic development initiative in San Diego. I’m personally committed to making it happen.”

Mark CaffertyCEO, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation

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IDEA1

IDEA1 will contain a mix of apartment homes, commercial space, live/work lofts on the ground floor, surrounding an outdoor collaborative workplace known as The Hub, and much more.

The District

While IDEA1 is our first project, our vision for the District is bold. 35 city blocks. Redefining mixed-use. Building strong creative economies.

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