On the 8th of this month the Broadway Pier cruise ship terminal and the Lane Field Development, two major plans in the North Embarcadero Visionary plan (Check out our previous blog on the North Embarcadero Visionary Plan), gained the support of the San Diego Port Commission! However neither is a guaranteed deal yet.funding-funding-funding. Commissioners will solicit funds from the city and Centre City Development Corporation.
The previous home to the SD Padres, Lane Field, currently a parking lot, will be home to two luxury hotels gazing over the Broadway Pier cruise ship terminal and including rooftop terraces, shopping and dining.
Many leaders including Mayor Jerry Sanders pushed for the project approval while many other brought environmental concerns and warnings about state law violations. Read more about meeting details in this Union Tribune article.
This development will completely change the tidelands of Downtown San Diego bringing more tourism, shops, dining and local attractions. San Diego is preparing for a major facelift within this next decade.