Chula Vista’s $1 billion hotel and convention center just took a major step forward
The milestone, approved by a unanimous vote, marks a significant step forward in a long-awaited development that South Bay officials call a “catalyst project” that will boost economic development along the entire Chula Vista Bayfront.
“This truly is a momentous day for the city of Chula Vista and the Port of San Diego,” said Port Commissioner Ann Moore.
Tuesday’s vote marked the last entitlement needed for the project to go forward and start pulling permits, Moore added.
Authorizing the Coastal Development Permit triggers a 10-day appeal window. Assuming nobody files an appeal, the next steps are for the Port, Chula Vista and developer to all secure financing, for the city to issue construction permits and for the Port to execute the lease agreement.
Port officials anticipate site preparation and infrastructure improvements to begin in the middle of 2020. Read Article Here