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Moda Sorrento

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Moda Sorrento is an eight-building lab/office campus acquired and converted to life science in phases totaling 212,642 square feet on the border of west Sorrento Mesa and Sorrento Valley. Moda has direct access to the I-805 freeway, is within walking distance to retail amenities, and is proximate to UC San Diego and other key research institutions. The campus has unique indoor/outdoor seating areas and an amenity building providing a fitness center, conference space, tenant lounge, and a cafe. The new landscape palette is clean, poppy, and modern, showcasing San Diego’s distinct character and climate. The landscape encourages people to cross paths, create places to connect, integrate communal space that brings the outside in, optimize visibility to peers, and blend workspaces together — all while balancing privacy and transparency. This refreshed life science campus reflects how ingenuity and collaboration are the ingredients for innovation and why San Diego is the perfect place for inspiration.

5451-5501 Oberlin Dr, San Diego, CA 92121

Project Owner/Developer:
Biomed Realty

Contact Name/Email:
Chris Burrus / chris.burrus@biomedrealty.com

Project Architect/Designer:
Spurlock Landscape Architects

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  1. Belal Siddiqui


  2. Paul

    Beautiful and sustainable!

  3. Troy

    How about some shade trees? San Diego Climate Action Plan advocates urban tree planting, which helps offset all of the concrete, asphalt and roofs that have replaced so much of our native habitats. In an increasingly warmer world, we need more shade!

  4. Amber Elcome

    The landscaping looks great! I love how there are different areas planned for outdoor meeting and relaxing!

  5. Kelsey Andrews

    Love the sustainability aspects, very fresh and modern

  6. Nikki Holloway

    Beautiful cacti I wish I had in my garden! Love that this is such a drought-tolerant design.

  7. Jennifer Spradlin

    Wonderfully designed outdoor spaces have the right mix of comfort, function and fun. Love this look on you, MODA!

  8. Sydney

    Beautiful landscaping!

  9. Valerie

    The cacti really go well with the whole look and feel of MODA!

  10. Li Quan

    Not only the plants are beautiful, they are water-saving and great for the environment!

  11. Grant Davis

    Wonderful landscaping mixed with numerous areas to relax under the shade, do some work, have a drink. A -Plus!

  12. Tanner Wright

    What an amazing use of plants native to southern California.


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