Study Bolsters Case for Science Hub at Horton Plaza As Redevelopment Continues – Times of San Diego

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Share This Article: Architect’s rendering of the future Campus at Horton. Courtesy Stockdale Capital PartnersStockdale Capital Partners said Monday that an engineering and design firm found that the Horton Plaza redevelopment project has the necessary features to serve San Diego’s thriving life sciences sector.Support Times of San Diego’s growthwith a small monthly contribution

A feasibility study by SmithGroup on the Campus at Horton project indicates the site has the appropriate infrastructure and other elements to establish a downtown tech hub.
Campus at Horton, which Stockdale calls one of the largest adaptive reuse and urban tech campuses in the west, will offer 700,000 square feet of office space and 300,000 square feet of restaurants, entertainment, wellness and retail.
The firm, which specializes in transforming old shopping centers, argues that the project “has the potential to become a catalyst for expansion of a leading life sciences innovation cluster on the West Coast.”
With the project projected to be completed in early 2022, officials also say it will eventually be home to at least 3,000 “high-quality jobs.”
The study found that the property has many appealing features, from 18-foot floor heights to private patios. It also has mechanical, electrical and plumbing infrastructure adequate to …

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