CenterCal Properties, an El Segundo-based real estate firm, intends to raze Long Beach’s aging SeaPort Marina Hotel to build a new shopping center. Located at the intersection of 2nd Street and Pacific Coast Highway, the nearly 11-acre property has been the subject of numerous failed developments going back to the 1990s. Although previous attempts were felled by a combination of community resistance and lukewarm market conditions, CenterCal will look to avoid those stumbling blocks through a relatively modest proposal.
A pair of cameras perched atop’s high above Ocean Boulevard offer a bird’s eye perspective on the $520-million rebuild of the Long Beach Civic Center. Work kicked off earlier this year at the southwest corner of the 16-acre project site, which will become home to dual 11-story buildings that will become the new Long Beach City Hall and headquarters for the Port of Long Beach. Both of the mid-rise structures were designed by global architecture firm SOM.
Last month, a pair of tower cranes took their place in the Long Beach skyline, as a display of continued work on the $520-million revamp of the Long Beach Civic Center. The first phase of the project wil create a pair of mid-rise buildings, designed by SOM, which will serve as the new Long Beach City Hall and the headquarters of the Port of Long Beach. The replacement City Hall will be an 11-story, 270,000-square-foot building along Magnolia Avenue containing a 250-seat council chamber, meeting rooms, office space and various government services.
Lennar Corporation, a massive homebuilder based out of Florida, has quietly started site prepration for the Oceanaire development in Downtown Long Beach. According to Longbeachize, work began last week for the seven-story building, which will rise from a vacant lot near the busy intersection of Ocean and Pine Avenues. When completed, the seven-story building will feature 216 studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units, in addition to a pool terrace, a fitness center and a clubhouse.
Last Friday, Urbana Development broke ground on the Terminal at Douglas Park, a series of office condominiums in Long Beach. Phase one of the project, located at Conant Street and Brayer Avenue, will consists of two buildings featuring 50,000 square feet of office space in 20 condominium units ranging from 2,356 square feet to 2,888 square feet in size. The units could be combined in different configurations to create larger spaces.
Fresh off the completion of the Current, a $70-million apartment tower in Downtown Long Beach, a team of developers is moving forward with plans for an even larger building on an adjacent property. As reported by Longbeachize, the long-awaited final phase of the Shoreline Gateway development will seek the approval of the Long Beach Planning Commission this coming Thursday. The proposed 35-story building, planned for a half-acre lot at Alamito Avenue and Ocean Boulevard, would consist of a 35-story building featuring 315 residential units, approximately 6,700 square feet of ground-floor retail space and 458 parking spaces on five underground levels.
Six months after its nominal groundbreaking, Long Beach’s first post-recession high-rise finally has non-ceremonial shovels in the dirt. Construction of the Current, a 17-story mixed-use tower, is visibly underway at the northwest corner of Lime Avenue and Ocean Boulevard. The $70 million project - formerly known as Shoreline Gateway - will offer a mixture of 223 studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and penthouse apartments. Ground-level commercial stalls will encompass a total of 6,750 square feet, divided between retail and restaurant uses.
Construction is roaring ahead on the Current, Downtown Long Beach’s first high-rise building to break ground since the Great Recession. The $70 million development from Anderson Pacific, LLC had been delayed for roughly ten years prior to starting work in Fall. As of this past weekend, rebar for the building’s basement parking now protrudes above street level. When finished in early 2016, the 17-story tower will offer 223 studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and penthouse apartments.
Developers Anderson Pacific, LLC and Ledcor are nearing completion on vertical construction for the Current, a new high-rise residential building in Downtown Long Beach. The 17-story tower, located near the intersection of Ocean Boulevard and Alamitos Avenue, will consist of 223 apartments and 6,750 square feet of ground-floor retail and restaurant space. When finished, the mixed-use complex will feature a blend of studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and penthouse apartments, supplemented by communal amenities such as a zen garden, a rooftop pool deck and a fitness center.
Developers Ledcor Properties Inc.; Anderson Pacific, LLC; and Qualico Developments Inc. have opened a temporary leasing trailer for the Current, Downtown Long Beach’s latest residential tower. The 17-story building, located at the corner of Ocean Boulevard and Alamitos Avenue, is comprised of 223 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, 6,750 square feet of ground-floor and a 10,000-square-foot pedestrian plaza. Completion of the $70-million development is scheduled for April 2016. “The Current is the first high-rise luxury rental tower to be developed in [Long Beach] in over 50 years,” said Ryan Altoon, executive vice president of Anderson Pacific, LLC.