Nuevo East Student Housing

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About the Project

The $219 million, 712,000 SF, Nuevo East Student Housing is a mixed-use residential and common amenity program, which includes five low- and high-rise residential buildings housing 1,374 student beds in one- to four-bedroom apartments and townhomes. Nuevo East includes a student wellness and resource center called the Exchange Building. The Nuevo East residential community is supported by a mix of shared amenities such as support spaces, laundry facilities, fitness and wellness spaces, administrative offices, multi-purpose rooms, community gathering spaces, a public plaza, and community gardens. The project includes a surface parking lot with 550 spaces, which will include ADA spaces, electric vehicle charging areas, and Clean Air Vehicle spaces. 

Quick Facts

  • Location La Jolla, California
  • Client University of California, San Diego
  • Industry Education
  • Line of Business Construction
  • Completion Date 4/5/2020
  • Duration 28 Months
  • Contract Value $ 219,000,000
  • Sustainability Gold
  • Square Footage 712,000 SF



  • DBIA Western Pacific Region Distinction Award

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