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PERMALIGHT® Project Spotlight: Shift Tower Apartments in San Diego, CA

PERMALIGHT® Project Spotlight: Shift Tower Apartments in San Diego, CA

Along the skyline of the East Village in beautiful San Diego, California stands the Shift Tower Apartments mixed-use commercial/residential high-rise building.

With 21 stories and 368 residential units, it is critical for the emergency exit stairwells stairwells to provide the building occupants with guiding light when all electrical lights are out. The installers at this construction project chose the PERMALIGHT® Photoluminescent Egress Path Marking System to create reliable (and California Building Code-compliant) safety and guidance in the emergency exits of the Shift Tower Apartments.

Learn more about the PERMALIGHT® products used in this project below.


Project Details

Step Edge/Landing Marking

Obstacle Marking

Emergency Exit Symbols (Man Running Directional)

Stair Handrail Marking, Wall-Mounted Perimeter Demarcation Line, Vestibule Door Frames, Exit Door Frames, and Door Push Bars


About the PERMALIGHT® Photoluminescent Egress Path Marking System

PERMALIGHT® Photoluminescent Egress Path Marking System

The PERMALIGHT® Photoluminescent Egress Path Marking System is a collection of professional photoluminescent building-code compliant products designed and tested to be installed in commercial and residential building projects. The full system can be used for a complete photoluminescent egress path marking project, or certain products can be picked and chosen as needed. 

Trust our professionals at American PERMALIGHT® to help you select the perfect PERMALIGHT® products for your code-compliant egress path marking project. We offer free (basic) and fee-based (complex) egress path marking takeoff services, product installation training, PERMALIGHT® Preferred Pricing for large orders and qualified buyers, and comprehensive code-compliance knowledge to ensure your projects are done right.

Contact us at 1-888-737-6254 or send us an email and see how we can help you with your next photoluminescent egress path marking project.

About the American PERMALIGHT®

American PERMALIGHT® is a leading manufacturer of building code-compliant photoluminescent safety products in the United States since 1988. Our PERMALIGHT® brand egress path marking products have been trusted by professionals for decades due to their high-quality, durability, and reliability. We stay up to date with building code compliances (IBC, IFC, and more) to ensure that we can answer any questions you or your team may have about which PERMALIGHT® products will work best for your egress path marking projects.

American PERMALIGHT® | Guide & Protect


About Shift Tower Apartments

Shift Tower Apartments

Located in the East Village of San Diego, California, the bright and lively Shift Tower Apartment is a mixed-use commercial and residential high-rise building designed by Architects Carrier Johnson + Culture.

Shift Tower Apartments stands at 21-stories with 368 residential units (with a total of 631,000 sq. ft of total residential space) and 19,000 sq. ft of street-level commercial space. This eye-catching building is LEED Gold Certified

Learn more about Shift Tower Apartments at their official website here.