Escaya site plan

Small Town Charms May Be Big Selling Point

April 15, 2019

A new community that is a mini city of sorts is taking shape in eastern Chula Vista’s Otay Ranch with a goal of re-creating the feel of older small towns but with the amenities modern homebuyers want at a price they can afford.

The Village of Escaya was designed from the outset to have a different look to it, with parks scattered throughout, meandering paths to encourage people to leave their cars and walk the community, a mix of housing styles, retail shops, a community park and an elementary school site — all meant to give it that sense of neighborhood, said Kent Aden, vice president and senior development manager of HomeFed Corp.

Read the full article in The San Diego Business Journal.