This page features information on all Downtown San Diego Redevelopment Projects including public and/or private projects involving real estate, parks, open spaces, public access, hotels, office space, retail and restaurants. Please view our guide to Downtown San Diego Redevelopment Projects to view the most significant projects that already took place in Downtown San Diego or that are currently under development or planned for the near future.

San Diego Symphony Outdoor Music Venue

Located in the Embarcadero Marina Park South in Downtown San Diego the $45 million outdoor concert and events venue will sure become a San Diego landmark. This incredible location will offer incredible bay and skyline views making it a world class outdoor venue. The new venue will [...]

Children’s Park Downtown San Diego

The Children's park located in downtown San Diego Marina District will receive a much needed $8 million makeover in 2021. This exciting project is scheduled to break ground in January 2021 with an estimated completion time of 9 to 12 months after it starts. The new plan calls [...]

Waterfront Park Downtown San Diego

This incredible project is now complete and opened to the public on May 10th, 2014. The project's final cost was $49.4 million. The waterfront park covers 8 acres of prime space in the Columbia (Waterfront) District. The parking lots surrounding the historic County Administration Building were transformed into 8 acres of green space with [...]

Ruocco Park Downtown San Diego

The Ruocco Park in Downtown San Diego is located on 3.3 acres along the San Diego Waterfront, next to Seaport Village, west of Pacific Highway and South of Harbor Drive. It is placed where the former Harbor Seafood Mart and parking lot where located. Ruocco Park is an open green space that integrates the [...]

Pacific Gateway to break ground June 1st, 2018!

The Manchester Financial Group announced Thursday the groundbreaking date of June 1 for the $1.5 billion Manchester Pacific Gateway project, a development that will cover eight city blocks at the waterfront and contain seven buildings. Site Plan Description: BLOCK 1A: 1.9 Acre Waterfront Park BLDG 1B: 260 Keys, 5-Star Manchester [...]

Construction Progress at Pacific Gate

The downtown skyline is full of cranes and one might think the new construction condo market is booming. However, most of these cranes are actually for apartment buildings (rentals) and just two new construction condo projects are currently underway in downtown San Diego. If you are wondering why, here is my take on it. The [...]

Seaport San Diego (Seaport Village) Redevelopment

Called Seaport San Diego, the $1.6 billion project, backed in part by San Diego’s famed Jacobs family, was selected by the Port of San Diego in November 2016 to redevelop 70 acres — 39 land acres and 31 water acres. Seaport Village is located right next to the Marina and Columbia (Waterfront) Districts so [...]

Ritz Carlton San Diego Project

On East Village's Market street between 7th and 8th sits an empty parking lot. This block of land between The Mark Condos and Alta Condos was recently approved for a new mixed use development project that will include 2 high rise towers with 19 and 39 stories respectively. The towers will consist of the Ritz [...]

Manchester Pacific Gateway

As of September 2020, part of the Manchester Pacific Gateway plan as we knew it was recently sold to Real Estate firm IQHQ that is taking over 5 city blocks (over 8 acres) and is calling the plan the San Diego Research and Development District (RaDD). RaDD is being described as a massive lab-filled [...]

Pacific Hwy Condos by BOSA

BOSA Pacific Highway & Broadway Condos (North) A new BOSA condo tower is coming to Downtown San Diego in 2020 in the parking lot directly south of the Grande South Tower and north of the new Pacific Gate Condo Tower (Pacific Highway & Broadway South Lot) currently under construction. This parking lot previously own by [...]