Three major projects that will be developed on Port of San Diego tidelands made progress as a result of actions at the Board of Port Commissioners meeting on March 4, 2014. The Lane Field North Hotel project, which consists of a 400-room, dual-branded hotel that will be developed on Lane Field, the former home of the Pacific Coast League Padres at the corner of West Broadway and North Harbor Drive, received approvals for financing and managing the project, as well as an amendment to the option and lease agreements.
Cesar Chavez Park has been selected for "Heart Your Park," a program introduced as part of Macy's "Secret Garden" campaign, that aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. From March 7 to March 31, customers at Macy's in Westfield Horton Plaza in downtown San Diego can donate $1 or more at the register, with 100 percent of the donations benefiting Cesar E. Chavez Park. To further spread the love, Macy's will match the total customer donation across all stores, dollar for dollar, up to $250,000 in total.
A 30-day public review of a draft environmental document for a project involving new option(s) to lease and/or lease agreement(s) begins today, March 3, 2014.
The Port of San Diego has released the Draft Negative Declaration for the New Option(s) to Lease and/or Lease Agreement(s) at 1411 West Palm Street Project in San Diego.