Nearly 5,000 new homes are planned as part of the mixed-use Civita development under construction on 230 acres near Friars Road in Mission Valley. The project’s master developer is Sudberry Properties, but Shea Homes is also building two types of housing in the Origen neighborhood, 73 row townhomes called skyLoft and 127 condominiums called socialGarden. The community incorporates commercial and retail components as well as 67 acres of open space designed to evoke a small town atmosphere that encourages residents to walk and interact with each other.

Nearly 5,000 new homes are planned as part of the mixed-use Civita development under construction on 230 acres near Friars Road in Mission Valley. The project’s master developer is Sudberry Properties, but Shea Homes is also building two types of housing in the Origen neighborhood, 73 row townhomes called skyLoft and 127 condominiums called socialGarden. The community incorporates commercial and retail components as well as 67 acres of open space designed to evoke a small town atmosphere that encourages residents to walk and interact with each other.

Housing construction in San Diego is still far below where it was in the housing bubble years, but smack dab in the center of Mission Valley there’s a project under way by Sudberry Properties that will eventually create nearly 5,000 new homes and redefine what smart urban growth should be...

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