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Expo Line Spurs Smaller Multifamily Developments

While the controversial Casden West L.A. development has drawn much attention, a number of smaller multifamily residential developments are now taking form to the south of Metro’s newly-opened Expo/Sepulveda Station. 2805 Sepulveda Less than a half mile south of the elevated stop, construction recently began for 2805 Sepulveda, an apartment building linked to the limited liability company Wesdale Pacific. Located at the southwest corner of Sepulveda Boulevard and Sardis Avenue, the project consists of a five-story structure featuring 25 residential units.

Martin Expo Town Center Takes a Step Forward

The proposed redevelopment of West L.A.’s Martin Cadillac took a big step forward last month, when the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to approve the project. Located across the street from Metro’s Expo/Bundy Station, the Martin Expo Town Center (METC) would feature 150,000 square feet of office space, 516 apartments, a 35,000-square-foot grocery store and additional space for shops and restaurants. This revised plan redistributes approximately 25% of the originally proposed office space to the project’s residential component, which will now feature larger unit sizes.

Apartments with Retail at Santa Monica and Barrington

A new environmental report offers a first glimpse of a proposed mixed-use development in West Los Angeles. Markwood Enterprises, a Beverly Hills-based real estate firm, has proposed the construction of a new residential-retail complex at the northwest corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Barrington Avenue. Plans filed with the city describe a five-story building that would feature 53 apartments, five of which would be set aside for very low income households.

Residential High-Rise Proposed in West LA

We don’t hear much talk about skyscrapers in-between Century City and Downtown Santa Monica, but some recent events might change that. A filing with the Department of City Planning indicates that a sizeable mixed-use development is on the way at 11750 Wilshire Boulevard. Specifically, a 376-unit residential high-rise accompanied by a one-story retail building. The 2.8 acre parcel, which straddles the West LA - Brentwood border, is owned by Santa Monica based Douglas Emmett, Incorporated.

Whoa: New High-Rise Apartment Building Headed to West LA

Here’s something you don’t see everyday: something tall planned west of the 405 freeway. According to documents just released by the Los Angeles Department of City Planning, West LA-based Douglas Emmett Inc. intends to construct a new 34-story residential tower at 11750 Wilshire Boulevard. The Landmark Apartments, first spotted moving through LADCP last December, would rise 338 feet above ground and contain 376 one and two bedroom units. A conceptual site plan drawn up by Gensler indicates that the apartment tower would stand on the southern side of the property, replacing a low-rise structure which previously housed a Pavilions supermarket.

Shiny New Renderings for Proposed West L.A. Tower

A draft environmental impact report released by the Los Angeles Department of City Planning has unveiled new renderings for the Landmark Apartments, a proposed high-rise development from local real estate firm Douglas Emmett, Inc. The project, slated for an approximately 2.8-acre site at 11750 Wilshire Boulevard in West Los Angeles, would consist of a 34-story structure featuring 376 multifamily dwellings and associated amenities such as a fitness center and an outdoor pool deck.

Revised Plan Emerges for West LA High-Rise

According to a document from the South Brentwood Residents Association, developer Douglas Emmett Inc.’s plan for a new residential tower in West Los Angeles has reemerged with a major revision. The Landmark Apartments, slated for the site of a shuttered Pavilions supermarket at 11750 Wilshire Boulevard, would consist of a 34-story glass tower featuring 376 apartments, including 16 units for low income households. The 338-foot tall structure would utilize an existing 1,035-car garage which currently serves the adjoining Landmark II office complex.

More Mixed-Use on Santa Monica Boulevard

Los Angeles-based real estate firm CIM Group has filed plans to construct a residential-retail complex on the site of a shuttered car dealership in West Los Angeles. The proposed mixed-used development would rise from an approximately 1.33-acre site at 11752 W. Santa Monica Boulevard, replacing a series of vacant structures that once housed Beurge Chrysler Jeep. Plans call for a five-story structure which would feature 187 residential units above nearly 15,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and a 316-car garage.

Neighbors Hate Proposed West LA Mixed-User

West Los Angeles, an autocentric place where mixed-use developments were unthinkable just a few years ago, now seems to have them popping up all over the place. The dust has started to settle over the controversial Casden West LA proposal, but another project also has the neighborhood up in arms. Owner Daniel Saparzadeh is seeking to turn his land at 11421 Olympic Boulevard into a six-story development known as Olympic and Butler.

First Look at the Martin Expo Town Center

Density averse Westside residents may object, but the Martin family continues to press onward with ambitious plans to convert their Cadillac dealership into a mixed-use development. Although Martin Cadillac has been a West LA landmark for decades, the coming of the Expo Line motivated the family to re-envision their property with retail, office and residential space. The Martins have set up a page for the Martin Expo Town Center on Popularise, providing neighbors a venue to offer critiques and suggestions for the project.