Identify a process to determine the best land use for developing nine acres comprising Alcalá Park West as a mixed-use "college town" to serve both campus community and adjacent neighborhoods. Development should include revenue-generating opportunities that are mission and land use compatible with the university, the Linda Vista community, the Morena business district, and the city of San Diego.
|Alcalá Park West Committee|
Carmen Vazquez, Vice President for Student Affairs, and Roger Manion, Assistant Vice President for Capital Planning, serve as co-chairs of the Alcalá Park West Committee. Committee members include faculty, administrators, and students with interest and knowledge relevant to developing this property.
|•||Examined earlier studies of land use and traffic impact; determined that zoning and traffic flow will accommodate the types of development envisioned.|
|•||Reviewed a case study of the area undertaken by students in Sherman Harmer's real estate class "Urban and Suburban Development" during Spring 2012.|
|•||Consulted with Jeffrey A. Steindorf, Campus Planner at University of California, San Diego, and William D. Jones, President/CEO of CityLink Investment Corporation, who recommended working with partners to develop the property based on a market-driven analysis of needs and options.|
|•||Drafted a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking a consultant to conduct an extensive property analysis, needs assessment, and market analysis of Alcalá Park West and the surrounding communities.|
|•||Spring 2013: Sherman Harmer's real estate class "Urban and Suburban Development" will repeat the case study of Alcalá Park West with a market-driven focus.|
|•||A specific timeline for proceeding with this project will be developed when the new Vice President for Business and Administration joins USD on January 28.|
|•||To be determined in conjunction with the timeline.|