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Los Angeles Development

News about commercial and residential development in LA.

Report: To become affordable, LA needs to build duplexes—not just tall towers

They cost a lot less to build.

Big market-rate apartment complex snuffed by South LA planning commission

The City Councilmember has said he could not support the development unless it included a "significant" number of affordable units.

Massive development with ‘lively’ streetscape to rise in North Hollywood starting in 2021

It’s like an entirely new neighborhood.

Colorful, lush coworking space Second Home officially open in Hollywood

Bright yellow pod-studios dot the former parking lot of an existing Paul Williams-designed structure.

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Mapping East Hollywood’s mini development boom

New mixed-use apartment buildings are sprouting up as the neighborhood gains recognition for its flourishing bar and restaurant scene.

152 new apartments opening in Westlake, priced from $1,845

Amenities at the market-rate complex include a pool and an "outdoor cinema."

She won the affordable housing lottery. The odds were 140 in 3,000.

Johanna Blocker was homeless before her application was picked for a new affordable apartment complex.

Developer names condos after cherished cafe it demolished

The restaurant’s former owner says it’s a "slap in the face."

Netflix ready to expand in Hollywood as construction wraps on high-rise named... Epic

The streaming giant is expected to move in early next year.

Judge rejects affordable housing argument, sides with city in Clippers arena battle

The mayor called the ruling a "tremendous victory for the people of Inglewood."

31-story tower near Grand Central Market zips through committee

428 apartments right over the Pershing Square subway station.

Development near Chinatown state historic park revs up with plans for 243 live/work units

The latest development site is in use as a produce distribution center.

Ai Hoa Market will relocate after 30 years in Chinatown. Residents blame the landlord.

For many residents, it’s a sign of changing times in the neighborhood.

Big Flower Market redevelopment moves through city committee

The redevelopment would bring a 15-story tower with 323 residential units, most of them market-rate. "If we do not adapt soon, our market’s demise is around the corner," one of the owners said.

Studio One Eleven designing shipping container apartments for homeless in Watts

Slated to open December 2020, it will have a "tranquility garden" and a community space surrounding an existing 70-year-old avocado tree.

202 apartments planned near the Egyptian Theatre

The development would stretch along Las Palmas almost all the way to Hollywood Boulevard.

New developers expanding plans for Mid-City apartment complex

It’s the second project for the developers on the same block, near Pico and Fairfax.

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.