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Project Overview

  • New, sustainable mixed-use development with 218 for-rent residential units, 27 of which are affordable units
  • 13,800 square feet designed for restaurants and shops including outdoor seating located in two, one-story buildings along Carlsbad Village Drive
  • 350 surface and structured parking spaces, including electric vehicle (EV) parking
  • Accessible pedestrian plazas and patios
  • Residential amenities include expansive courtyards, private balconies, a pool area, and other resident amenities
  • Compliant with State Density Bonus Law, the General Plan and the Village and Barrio Master Plan

Community Benefits

  • New housing – 218 transit-oriented residential rental units
  • On-site affordable housing – 27 deed-restricted, affordable apartments reserved for very low-income households
  • Pedestrian-orientated retail – designed for a local market, neighborhood restaurants and shops located along Carlsbad Village Drive
  • Reduced traffic – the new project is anticipated to reduce vehicular traffic by 4,800 trips per day or 50% fewer trips compared to the existing shopping center
  • Undergrounding of utilities – existing overhead utility lines along property’s Oak Avenue frontage will be removed and undergrounded
  • Enhanced pedestrian safety – elimination of several existing driveways; commercial loading moved away from public sidewalks and pedestrian entrances
  • Sidewalk upgrades and improvements – new perimeter sidewalks will be built along Carlsbad Village Drive and Oak Avenue with enhanced landscaping; a significant number of new street trees will be planted

Additional Information

  • The project requires a Site Development Plan
  • The City project number is SDP 2023-0014
  • The project planner is Jason Goff (