North City - a North County San Diego Community, San Marcos San Diego Urban Development

From Sketch to Reality... a Development in Progress


East of Twin Oaks Valley Road is the urban core of North City. It's a mixed-use development of Class A commercial offices, superb restaurants, high-end retail, service & entertainment shops, along with student housing and education centers. New updates are still to come!


CSUSM Extended Learning Building

Breaking gound in 2Q18 and expanding the partnership of North City and CSUSM. 

  • 120,000 SF: Upper Floors—CSUSM Extended Learning
  • 15,000 SF: 1st Floor—Retail & Commercial Space
  • 709 Space Parking Structure
  • PLUS - A walkable overpass built across Barham Drive.

More info

CSUSM Extended Learning Building 2018

Block C Wrap Apartments

Breaking ground in 2Q18 - An extention of the Block C high-end, market rate apartments.

  • 66 high-end market rate units
  • Lofts, Townhomes, 1 Bed, 2 Bed
  • Direct access to parking garage

Block C Wrap Apartments 2018

Grit Coffee & Prepkitchen

It's official! Grit Coffee and Prepkitchen are joining us at BlockC. Geat ready for quality espresso, craft cocktails, and fantastic artisinal cuisine! 

Grit Coffee & Prepkitchen 2018

Pima Building-Commercial Office

Glass & Architectural Features Galore! 

  • 20,000 SF still available to lease - 3rd Floor Views!
  • First 2 levels home to Pima Medical Institute
  • Immediate access to North City parking structure

Contact for leasing opportunities.

Leasing info

Pima Building-Commercial Office 2017

URGE Gastropub and Common House

Bowling, Bocce and Beer in 20,000 SF of redeveloped warehouse.

URGE Gastropub and Common House 2017

Block C

Live in the heart of North City. High-end market rate apartments for lease. 

  • Highly amenitized, including lobby access to coffee shop, bar & restaurant. 
  • 11,000 SF Retail. Suites still available!​

Current Retail Tenants

Leasing info

Block C 2016

The Quad San Marcos

A collaborative building with our neighbor to the south, this CSUSM Student Housing project is home to prime retail frontage along Campus Way and North CIty Drive.

Current Retail Tenants

Leasing info

More info

The Quad San Marcos 2014

North City East Development Map

We proudly present the development map for the future of North City East! 

The map is divided into blocks to help us plan and coordinate with the City of San Marcos and our contractors, but each corner and building will their own distinct name and personality that shapes their own identity, but also cohesively supports the vision of North City.

Leasing info

North City East Development Map


West of Twin Oaks Valley Road, across the road from the hustle and bustle of North City East, will be a residential refuge of beautiful townhomes and single + multi-family communities, amidst hiking trails, open parks, biking pathways and more.


North City West Development Map

We proudly present the development map for the future of North City West! 

A natural sprawl of beautiful residential communities amidst the natural landscape of lush parks & hiking trails. Stay tuned for updates!

North City West Development Map