Del Mar Highlands Town Center Announces New Dining, Fitness and Wellness Incoming to The Collection and The Sky Deck

Aug 13, 2019

New dining, cocktail, and craft beer incoming for The Sky Deck; a new boutique fitness row;
organic grocery, retail and spa round out openings expected to start in late 2019 for The Collection
at Del Mar Highlands Town Center

San Diego, CA (March 28, 2019) – Celebrating 30 years as the neighborhood Center of Carmel Valley, Del Mar Highlands Town Center announces new tenants that will be the first of its $120 million expansion project. The array of tenant offerings spanning dining, fitness, organic grocery, spa, and wellness, sets the tone for the highly anticipated opening of The Collection and The Sky Deck at Del Mar Highlands Town Center. Owned and operated by Donahue Schriber, a privately-held Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) with a portfolio of high-quality shopping centers from San Diego to Seattle, the Center’s expansion spans over 120,000 square feet, totaling over 400,000 square feet of best-in-class offerings tailored to Carmel Valley’s affluent residents and bustling daytime office population. 

The expansion, known as The Collection at Del Mar Highlands Town Center will encompass a vibrant new selection of 40 contemporary shops, top-rated restaurants, boutique fitness studios, and new spaces to work, play, and lounge. The project is centered around Jimbo’s…Naturally! expanding to a 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art grocer. The Sky Deck, a restaurant collective experience inspired by El Nacional in Barcelona, Spain will be above Jimbo’s…Naturally!. New tenants include the following roster of current and future brands:  

JIMBO’S…Naturally! – Opening Summer 2019
Noteworthy for the Carmel Valley neighborhood is the expansion of Jimbo’s…Naturally! Slated to open this summer, this 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art marketplace on the ground floor of The Collection is going to bring 100% organic produce along with a vast array of prepared foods, groceries, and wellness products. 

THE SKY DECK – Opening early 2020
The Sky Deck, located above the future expansion of Jimbo’s…Naturally!, brings eight to ten dining destinations, a central cocktail bar, and an elevated outdoor “brewer’s deck” featuring Northern Pine, a another well-known San Diego brewer and a Kombucha tasting bar on an outdoor deck with a view.  The unique concept inspires locals and visitors alike to enjoy dining in a destination that encourages lively social gatherings under a rooftop skylight. Dining and cocktail concepts will make their debut at this extraordinary destination including a craft cocktail bar by Scott Slater alongside Thai Extraordinary, Ambrogio 15 Le Parfait, and a Mediterranean concept by Beeside in Del Mar.

Additional tenants in The Collection include OH! Juice, Cascade Spa, Perlman Wellness Center, and Head Lettuce – a brand new experience in healthy dining and Brentwood based Diesel, a Bookstore,. CeramiCafe will also relocate to The Collection. 

A new row of fitness brands creating a one-stop destination for the best in boutique fitness will open in 2020. Del Mar Highlands Town Center welcomes StretchLab and Row House – the first location for each brand in San Diego.  Additionally, Club Pilates will open a new, larger space within the Center. 

“We are thrilled with the array of tenants who will be the first in calling The Collection and The Sky Deck home at Del Mar Highlands Town Center.” says Pat Donahue, chairman and chief executive officer of Donahue Schriber. “Serving the community for 30 years, we know our customers well, and that knowledge allowed us to bring this vision to life. Everything is designed with convenience in mind, you can get your groceries, enjoy a fitness class, and discover a new dining experience all-in-one-place.” 

Del Mar Highlands Town Center’s multi-level parking structure recently opened, which has increased parking by 800 stalls available in the structure. The center also offers curbside restaurant pick-up, valet parking, and free charging stations for electric vehicles.

Del Mar Highlands Town Center serves Carmel Valley, Del Mar, and surrounding communities with over 70 retailers located in one, easily-accessible destination. Located off the I-5 Freeway at Del Mar Heights Road and El Camino Real, Del Mar Highlands Town Center can be found at 12925 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130. For leasing or broker interests, contact Phil Lyons at or (760) 431-4210.

About Del Mar Highlands Town Center:
Shop, dine, relax, and explore Del Mar Highlands Town Center, a premier open-air shopping center located in the heart of Carmel Valley. With two grocers, a luxury cinema, and a unique collection of boutiques, restaurants, specialty shops, groceries, and services, you’ll find everything you need and more. The upscale atmosphere of the Center includes social gathering places near water features and comfortable lounge seating around an outdoor fireplace. With a state-of-the-art, multi-level parking structure, you can park and shop with ease. Valet is also available for $3 or complimentary with validation at Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas and can be accessed via Townsgate Drive and Kelsford Place. For additional information visit

About Donahue Schriber:
Donahue Schriber Realty Group is a privately-held Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) with over 60 properties representing over 11.5 million square feet of high-quality shopping centers from San Diego to Seattle. The company specializes in necessity-based retail, which includes neighborhood, community, and power center formats.  Donahue Schriber developed Del Mar Highlands Town Center in 1989 and continues to own and operate it today. Visit for more information.