PDC has a portfolio that spans over four decades. Our civil engineers, surveyors, planners and landscape architects have completed successful projects throughout the southwest, building a reputation of providing quality work that is completed on time and on budget.


The PDC team has completed over 90 urban projects in downtown San Diego alone. Our vast array of experience also includes master planned and mixed use communities, retail and commercial projects, hotels, entertainment venues, streetscapes and parks.

North Embarcadero Visionary Plan,  Phase I

San Diego, CA

Featured Project

Project Design Consultants (PDC) was chosen to lead the team for Phase I of the North Embarcadero Visionary Plan. The project included preparing the construction documents to shift Harbor Drive east to create a 100-foot promenade between E Street and B Street and improvements to West Broadway from the railroad tracks to Harbor Drive to create a “Grand Hall” leading to the Harbor.  The plan to transform downtown San Diego’s western waterfront was a huge undertaking that included the Joint Power Authority (JPA) of three agencies. PDC has been working closely with the JPA that includes the Port of San Diego, Civic San Diego, and the City of San Diego.


This high-profile project allowed PDC to contribute to what will ultimately provide San Diego with a world-class waterfront. The $24 million Phase I is the first in a series of projects that will eventually complete the over $200 million visionary plan, revitalizing the bay front between Laurel and Market streets.




  • Civil Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Construction Documents
  • Cost Estimates




2014 ASCE San Diego

Outstanding Project – Urban or Land Development Projects


CMMA award for “Transportation Project with Construction Value Greater than $15 Million"


American Institute of Architects (AIA, SD Chapter)

Outstanding Urban Architecture Award and “Divine Detailing” Award



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