December 2, 2023
A rendering of SDSU Mission Valley when totally developed. Courtesy SDSUs

The California State College Board of Trustees has accepted the primary reasonably priced housing undertaking for San Diego State College’s Mission Valley redevelopment plan.

The board additionally accepted SDSU Mission Valley’s first residential and retail undertaking on Wednesday.

The deliberate housing will include a seven-story constructing with 186 household items supposed for households with incomes averaging 50 p.c of the realm median. It can additionally function a baby care heart, neighborhood rooms, and electrical automobile charging stations.

The reasonably priced housing undertaking will probably be managed by the Carlsbad-based Chelsea Funding Company.

“We promised the general public that reasonably priced housing can be one of many first priorities on the positioning, and we’re following by way of on that dedication,” stated SDSU President Adela de la Torre in an announcement.

“I’m additionally significantly excited that this growth is being designed to realize LEED Gold certification for sustainability and with a dedication to public artwork.”

The residential and retail heart will provide 621 flats, retail area, and a grocery retailer. The Board of Trustees additionally accepted the phrases of a 99-year floor lease with AvalonBay Communities, will probably be answerable for financing, establishing, working and sustaining the undertaking. SDSU/CSU will function landlord and obtain floor lease funds from AvalonBay.

Building is anticipated to start in March 2025, with occupancy anticipated in June 2027.

Each the reasonably priced housing and residential and retail tasks mark one other step ahead for the event of the previous stadium website. SDSU additionally expects to finish a 34-acre river park close to the top of this 12 months.

“This undertaking embodies the imaginative and prescient that we have now for the residential and retail at SDSU Mission Valley and we consider it should set a constructive precedent for all future growth tasks to return,” de la Torre stated.