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Fly Through One Beverly Hills

A new promotional video offers a flythrough tour of One Beverly Hills, a planned $1.2-billion development by the Dalian Wanda Group. The project, which is being developed in partnership with the Athens Group, would consist of two mid-rise structures between Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, featuring 193 luxury condominiums, 134 hotel rooms and multiple restaurants. Plans also call for multiple roof terraces, meeting rooms, event space, green space and parking for 1,140 vehicles.

Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria Reaches for the Top

At the crossing of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, a luxury hotel tower is now taking shape. The 12-story Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, which is developed by Alagem Capital Group, is rising next-door to the iconic Beverly Hilton Hotel. Budgeted at $200 million, the project will consist of 170 guest rooms and suites, high-end stores, restaurants and ancillary functions. Renderings of the project, which is being designed by a team lead by Gensler and Pierre-Yves Rochon, portray a mid-rise structure in the Streamline Moderne style.

Big Century City/Beverly Hills Developments Get Moving

Your eyes do not deceive you: construction cranes have returned to Century City. 10000 Santa Monica Boulevard, a $300 million residential tower by developer Crescent Heights, is about to begin the two-year climb to its eventual 40-story apex. When completed in 2016, the project will offer 283 luxury apartments along the border between West Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. Units will range in size from one-to-three-bedrooms, and are being built to condo specifications in the event of an uptick in the local for-sale market.

First Look at Revised Beverly Hilton Development

Last month, the Beverly Hills Courier revealed that hotelier Beny Alagem had revised his plan for a luxury condominium development adjacent to the Beverly Hilton hotel. The project, which was approved by voter referendum in 2008, currently calls for the addition of a five-star hotel and two residential buildings to the nine-acre Hilton property. The first phase of the development, a 170-key Waldorf Astoria hotel, is already under construction at the intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards.

Unique Mixed-Use Development Rises in Beverly Hills

In Beverly Hills, work is now underway on the first U.S. mixed-use development designed by the Beijing-based firm MAD Architects. The project, known as 8600 Wilshire Boulevard, will consist of a three-to-five-story structure featuring 18 residential condominiums above ground-floor commercial space. According to an official project page from the architect’s website, the design of 8600 Wilshire is informed by a desire to “coalesce nature and community into a living environment among high-density cities.“ Consequently, the building evokes an image of a small hilltop village, perched above a green wall facade.

New Condominium Complex Headed to Burton Way

Construction is scheduled to begin next month on a high-end residential development adjacent to L’Ermitage Beverly Hills. Empire at Burton Way, a luxury condominium complex from Los Angeles-based Empire Property Group, will rise from a roughly quarter-acre property at 9265 Burton Way. Plans for the five-story edifice call for 23 residential units -including two reserved for very-low income households- and underground parking accommodations for up to 48 vehicles. Empire Property Group will entice potential residents with their project’s close proximity to a variety of high-end stores and restaurants.

Luxury Hotel Tower Rising in Beverly Hills

The modest Beverly Hills skyline will soon be augmented by a striking five-star hotel tower. Earlier this year, a team of investors lead by the Alagem Capital Group broke ground on the new Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. The $200 million project, located at the high-profile intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, will consist of a 12-story tower with 170 guest rooms, luxury retail establishments, and other ancillary uses. Designs from architecture firms Gensler and Pierre-Yves Rochon call for a structure primarily clad in white stone, featuring strong horizontal lines and curving forms which are typical of the Streamline Moderne style.

Beverly Hills' Vacant Robinsons-May Bites the Dust

Beverly Hills’ long-vacant Robinsons-May building is officially no more! The above image, captured from the 42nd floor of the Century Plaza Towers, shows demolition well underway on the mid-century department store at 9900 Wilshire Boulevard. The eight-acre property, located near the confluence of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, is the site of a long-standing proposal for a Richard Meier-designed luxury condo development. Consisting of two mid-rise towers, the $500 million project would create 235 residential units and 21,000 square feet of ground-level commercial space.

Waldorf Astoria Takes Form in Beverly Hills

One year after breaking ground at the intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, construction of the new Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills has progressed to its sixth level above ground. The $200 million development, spearheaded by Alagem Capital Group, will create a 12-story tower featuring 170 guest rooms, luxury retail accommodations and other ancillary functions. Designed by a team consisting of Gensler and Pierre-Yves Rochon, plans call for white stone-cladding with strong horizontal lines reminiscent of the Streamline Moderne style.

One Beverly Hills Pushes Toward 2017 Start Date

Last year, the Dalian Wanda Group announced its intention to add a five-star hotel to a proposed $1-billion condominium complex in Beverly Hills. In preparation for an early 2017 groundbreaking, the Chinese conglomerate and its partner the Athens Group have set up an official website for the development. The project, which was purchased by Wanda in 2014 for $420 million, would rise from an eight-acre site at 9900 Wilshire Boulevard. The property, previously the home of a Robinsons-May department store, is sandwiched between the Beverly Hilton hotel and the Los Angeles Country Club.