Sudberry Properties Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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Sudberry Properties Celebrates 30th Anniversary
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and appreciate the natural resources located in their own backyards.
A beginning phase of a fundraising campaign for the project is in the
works. It will include an eye-catching sculptured relief of the river and a
seating area. This will be a grand display capturing the history of the San
Diego River as the birthplace of California, the first place that European
settlers landed in what would become our state. This sculpture will recognize the history of the
San Diego River and
Mission Valley, and affirm the river’s historical
and cultural significance
as a portent of the impact
that the Discovery Center
at Grant Park will have
on the local and regional
community. This artistically created three-dimensional piece will incorporate water, landAerial photo of the Grant Park area courtesy of Marco Sessa of scaping, and stones enSudberry Properties, Inc
graved with the names of
donors. These donors
will create a base of funding to support the continued planning for the project, as well as serve as a permanent testament to the support of the community for this project. Five hundred stones are available in this first
phase at $500 each.
Look for a final concept plan to be formally unveiled at the Night of
Discovery gala to be held February 26, 2010 at the San Diego Natural History Museum.
This shared vision of a people place which celebrates the San Diego
River and engages the community in the River’s future promises to be a
treasured resource for all San Diegans.
For more information about these opportunities and the project, please
contact the San Diego River Park Foundation at (619) 297-7380, or visit
their website at
www.sandiegoriver.org/discovery_center.php.
An artist’s concept of the open-air Ampitheater to be constructed at the Grant Park
Discovery Center for the future Mission Valley Park.
October 2009
Sudberry Properties Celebrates
30th Anniversary
Focus on Community Building, Dependability Helps Family
Firm Grow; Developments Generate $11 million in annual
property taxes, $145 million in sales taxes, over 12,000jobs
Sudberry Properties, Inc., a San
Diego-based commercial real estate developer known for its high
quality town centers throughout
Southern California, is celebrating
its 30th anniversary this month.
Over the past three decades, the
firm has built a reputation for developing well-designed town cen-
Tom Sudberry, Founder of Sudberry Properties
ters that contribute to a neighborhood’s sense of community giving
the residents a feeling of
ownership and pride.
Founded in 1979 by Tom
Sudberry and John Tanner, the
family-owned and -operated firm
has grown from a two person shop
operating out of a small office to an
integrated real estate development
and asset management firm that
specializes in quality shopping
centers, office buildings, and sustainable mixed-use urban communities. It currently has 30 employ-
ees and over 2 million square feet
of commercial space under construction or in pre-development as
well as over 4,750 units of
residential on the drawing boards.
A few highlights from the past
three decades include the completion of Village Walk, a community
oriented specialty center in the
EastLake neighborhood of Chula
Vista; Carmel Mountain Ranch
Town Center, a meticulously-designed commercial center featuring two upscale grocery stores in
the Carmel Mountain Ranch
neighborhood of San Diego; the
Medlmpact Corporate Headquarters Building, 155,000 square feet
of class-A LEED-certified office
space in the Scripps Ranch Gateway area of San Diego; and the approval of Quarry Falls, a
mixed-use neighborhood that will
include more than 4,750 homes,
900,000 square foot mixed-use
town center, parklands, a school,
and a community center. The firm
is happy to report that the Quarry
Falls plan recently achieved a Gold
certification in the United States
Green
Building
Council’s
(USGBC) LEED ND pilot
program.
“Our philosophy has been to develop, then hold premiere properties for the long term,” said Colton
Sudberry, company president and
son of founder Tom Sudberry. “We
also strive to build and maintain
long-term relationships with customers, tenants, and community
leaders. We do this with innovative
people-focused centers built in the
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