ULI San Diego-Tijuana News

Civita Park among ULI’s ‘healthy place’ winners

Daily Transcript Staff Report

Wednesday, May 31, 2017hp_winner


Civita Park in Mission Valley, designed by Schmidt Design Group, was honored by the Urban Land Institute San Diego-Tijuana District Council at the group’s annual “Healthy Places” awards event.

The park, developed by Sudberry Properties, won the Healthy Public Open Space award.

The four award categories honored by ULI “recognized catalytic land use practice that supports active lifestyles, alternate mobility, equitable access across demographics, access to local and healthy food and innovative technologies,” according to the industry group.

The Chula Vista Bayfront Master Plan, developed by Pacific, won the award for healthy public policy.

Zona Centro in Tijuana was honored in the “Emerging Healthy Place” category. Bustamente Real Estate, The Cosmopolitan Group, LWP, Centro Ventures, and Grupo CCBC contributed to the project.

Mesa College won the “Eat Better Think Better — Building Healthy Habits” category for its bookstore and cafeteria. San Diego Community College District was the developer. The project was designed by SGPA Architecture and Planning, Miller Hull, Latitude 33, IDEA Studio, McCullough Landscape Architecture, and Graphic Solutions. It was built by Balfour Beatty US.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities executive Daniel J. Ryan was awarded the 2017 James F. Sallis Award for his “unwavering commitment to community building and civic engagement, as well as his transformative impact on real estate solutions for the local biotech industry,” according to ULI.

Ryan is executive vice president and San Diego regional marketing director of Alexandria Real Estate Equities.

ULI also announced the winners of its student design competition, which included Krystal Ayala, Tina Camera and Sepehr Dastgheibi of San Diego State University; Jake Cattanach and Paul Esteban of Woodbury University; and Christopher Nesbitt and Dillon Weisner of the University of San Diego.

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