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Los Angeles Development

News about commercial and residential development in LA.

Will this skyscraper be Downtown LA’s next icon?

The developer says he didn’t want a "cookie cutter" high-rise.

LA approves $358.1M for 2,998 affordable apartments

One of the projects to get Measure HHH funding? A contested development in Chatsworth.

Dubai in WeHo? Residents loathe new Viper Room plans

At a community meeting, residents say they hate the look of the mixed-user designed by Morphosis.

Why isn’t LA building apartments for residents with moderate incomes?

Residents who earn between $56,760 and $85,140 don’t have a lot of options, says City Councilmember David Ryu.

The Netflix occupation of Hollywood nears as Academy on Vine rises behind ArcLight

It’s slated to open next year.

Work about to start to build major West LA development

Formerly called Martin Expo Town Center, the project at Expo and Bundy is set to be finished by 2023.

Boyle Heights native developing affordable housing across from Mariachi Plaza

"The homelessness picture is people like my uncle, who just can’t afford somewhere to live," she says.

Here are new views of South Park’s showy 57-story skyscraper

The tower would replace a car wash, adding 374 condos, 373 hotel rooms, and street-level shops.

‘Building in the quickest time possible’: Modular homeless housing rising in Westlake

The builder says they’re cutting construction time in half.

County picking local developer, architect for Arts District mixed-user

More than 200,000 square feet of new creative office space, affordable housing for artists, and ground-floor shops.

‘We are at war’: Crenshaw residents organizing to fight development

The Crenshaw Subway Coalition has a new base for community organizing in Leimert Park village.

Mixed-use development planned near Crenshaw Line stop at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

The five-story building would hold 69 apartments—six of them affordable.

31-story Grand Central Market-adjacent tower still alive

Plans are still kicking around for 428 apartments right on top of Metro’s Pershing Square station entrance.

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Mapping downtown Long Beach’s sudden development boom

From the redevelopment of Acres of Books to a new 30-story hotel on Ocean Boulevard.

East Hollywood parking lot to morph into huge affordable housing complex

106 units now, 454 units when fully built out near the Vermont/Beverly Red Line station.

Fresh look for affordable housing development atop Vermont/Santa Monica Red Line station

190 units, shops, and more shade for Metro riders are planned.

Shape-shifting apartment building planned in Hancock Park

The 11-story structure will offer up an optical illusion near Melrose and Rossmore.

Developer files plans for 23-story apartment tower on Selma in Hollywood

It would rise right next to the Urban Outfitters.

Freeway-facing balconies return to Downtown megadevelopment

Multiple flashing digital billboards are back too.

Who is Geoffrey Palmer?

A real estate developer known for building massive, faux-Italian apartments is hosting the president tonight in Beverly Hills.

First tenants for big Inglewood Hollywood Park development announced

They include a 12-screen Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas and a beer garden and eatery run by Lynne Weaver.

Inglewood’s NFL stadium now officially SoFi Stadium

The venue is slated to open next summer.

Case against 27-story Chinatown tower has ‘no merit,’ commissioners say 

A neighboring property owner says the city isn’t looking at how the development will impact his own project, the redevelopment of the historic Capitol Milling Co.

Freeway-hugging apartments in Glassell Park have the planning commission’s blessing

The project would rise just off San Fernando Road and the 2 Freeway.

Jenga-like skyscraper glides through planning commission

The 53-story tower with cantilevered swimming pools would connect to the rooftop restaurant Perch.

Neontastic House of Spirits for sale, will likely be redeveloped

It’s marketed as a "rare redevelopment opportunity in the heart of Echo Park."

Big, colorful apartment complex debuts near Chinatown

LA Plaza Village holds walking paths, giant murals, and 355 apartments with rents starting at $2,000.

Contested plan to build homeless housing on youth rec site in Echo Park forges ahead

Building the permanent supportive housing complex would require demolishing basketball courts and recreation space for kids run by the nonprofit El Centro del Pueblo.

234-unit apartment complex will repurpose a bank in Toluca Lake

Right off the 134 freeway, the development would put apartments on a parking lot and repurpose a Chase.

Fashion District building sells for $10M, to be redeveloped

The neighborhood is busy with redevelopment, and the new owner is already planning for mixed-use on this site.

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Mapping the changes on Westlake’s horizon

Nearly two dozen high-profile projects, hotels, and other game-changing developments are headed to the neighborhood that has resisted gentrification.

Councilmember wants to give tax breaks to giant Pico-Union hotel

Gil Cedillo says the neighborhood has been "under-served by private investment."

236-unit apartment complex planned near Ballona Creek

It would link up to the bike path and contain "two natural habitat preserves."

‘These are your HHH dollars at work’

Backed by $12 million in Measure HHH funding, 85 apartments for homeless and low-income residents get underway in El Sereno.

Deal brokered to potentially preserve landmark bungalow court in Beverly Grove

A small-lot development would raze the Edinburgh Bungalow Court, but residents and the city councilmember are trying to save it.

21-story tower next to Fonda Theatre gets city go-ahead

The blocks surrounding the site are also slated for development, most notably with the huge Hollywood Center project.

Developer pitches plans for 22-story along Expo Line

The site is near La Cienega and Jefferson and right by another major mixed-use development.

Echo Park mainstay Taix reportedly slated for redevelopment

The Sunset Boulevard property sold in July for $12 million.

Former planning director fined $281K for ethics violations

It’s the second largest fine ever issued by the city’s ethics commission.