UC San Diego Nuevo East Student Housing

About the Project

The UC San Diego Nuevo East Student Housing project is a mixed-use residential and common amenity program that 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 and includes ADA spaces, electric vehicle charging areas and Clean Air Vehicle spaces.

Quick Facts

  • Location La Jolla, California
  • Client University of California, San Diego
  • Architect Mithun
  • Industry Education
  • Line of Business Construction
  • Delivery Method Design-Build
  • Completion Date March 2020
  • Duration 32 months
  • Contract Value $ 220,431,088
  • Sustainability LEED Gold
  • Square Footage 712,000 SF

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