UniverCity breaks ground in Chula Vista

The project will add office space, higher education opportunities, and the largest library in Chula Vista.

City leaders breaking ground at the UniverCity project.

Chula Vista is thinking big with this project.

Image via City of Chula Vista

We like the way you think, Chula Vista. The city has broken ground on UniverCity, a project designed to create office space, a new library, and higher education opportunities in the brand-new Millenia community.

This week, crews broke ground on Phase 1, which will develop the first building of the project’s $96.4 million “Think Campus.” This includes 108,000 sqft of office space and a 60,000-sqft library — Chula Vista’s first new library since 1995 and its largest.

The first phase is expected to be completed in fall 2025, but it won’t include studio space for SDSU, as originally planned. State Senator Steve Padilla hopes the project will help with the “goal of bringing a four-year university to Chula Vista.”

Later, Phase 2 will add another 150,000-sqft, mixed-use building and a 6,100-sqft amenities building.

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