Partner, I.d.e.a. Partners LLC
With business partner Pete Garcia, David Malmuth heads I.D.E.A. Partners LLC, which aims to transform part of the East Village into a district for innovation, design, education and the arts. The firm along with Lowe Enterprises just completed IDEA1, a six-story mixed-use project. His earlier involvement with transformative urban projects included the redevelopment of the New Amsterdam Theater in New York’s Time Square, when he managed corporate real estate for the Walt Disney Co., and development of the Hollywood and Highland project in Los Angeles. He is president of East Village Improvement Association
Claremont McKenna College, Stanford University
IDEA1 has been honored by the Downtown
San Diego Partnership, SDBJ and the local chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.