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More details are out for Sandstone Properties’ planned 37-story high rise near the Los Angeles Convention Center. The 730-room hotel, dubbed The Albany, aims to break ground in 2022 and wrap construction in 2025 according to a new initial environmental study published Feb. 28 by the Departme…

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Site clearance has begun for a new 42-story mixed-use residential tower on Eighth and Figueroa streets. The project comes from Mitsui Fudosan, Japan’s largest real estate company and will bring 438-units to the Financial District. The project would replace an existing parking lot on Figueroa…

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San Francisco-based developer Carmel Part­ners has broken ground on its first Arts District project. The planned 35-story project designed by Works Progress Architecture will rise at 520 S. Mateo St., near the Fourth Street Bridge. The main tower will include 475 live/work apartments, includ…

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The long-planned redevelopment of Downtown’s Pershing Square is moving forward, but in incremental stages over a longer period than anticipated. Last week 14th District City Councilman Jose Huizar, alongside representatives from the City’s Bureau of Engineering and the Department of Recreati…

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The long-planned redevelopment of Downtown's Pershing Square is moving forward, but in incremental stages. This morning 14th District City Councilman José Huizar, along with representatives of the City's Bureau of Engineering and the Department of Recreation and Parks announced that the $110…

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The plaza at City National 2 Cal is undergoing a major renovation, removing its trademark watercourt in favor of more green space and benches. The move sparked interest amongst curious minds on what the new space will be named, now that it is without its water feature. Now we have our answer…

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In May, the Little Tokyo Service Center purchased the former Umeya Rice Cake factory in the area between Little Tokyo and Skid Row nicknamed “Skidrokyo” with the intention of making a fully affordable housing development. Documents filed last week with the Department of City Planning reveal …

Last month the Los Angeles City Council approved a planned 29-story apartment building in South Park. The residential structure will replace a parking lot at 845 S. Olive St. and comes from developer Hearst Olive, with 205 apartments ranging from studios to two-bedroom units.

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In 2016, the Friends of the Chinese American Museum, the nonprofit responsible for supporting the Chinese American Museum, settled on a path to expand the footprint of the museum at the 44-acre El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. Last week, that plan took an important step forward …

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After four years of construction, tenants have started moving into a new residential high-rise at the base of Bunker Hill and a stone’s throw away from Pershing Square. Last week, Park Fifth officially opened, marking the completion of a major residential project that had been in planning fo…

Los Angeles County is exploring building either affordable or interim housing at a site between the Chinatown Metro Station and the Men’s Central Jail. Last week the county approved a motion from Supervisor Hilda Solis to check the feasibility of redeveloping a site at 1060 N. Vignes St., wh…

Park Fifth officially got its certificate of occupancy on Monday, Nov. 25, giving the green light for future residents to begin moving into the recently completed project. The 24-story apartment complex directly north of Pershing Square at 427 W. Fifth St. will begin accepting move-ins on Mo…

The City of Los Angeles shared new specifics and the latest updates on its mixed-use office building planned to go up on the former site of the Parker Center last week. The community meeting, held at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo on the evening of Tuesda…

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A contentious mixed-use project was pushed on to the next step last week of the development cycle after the Los Angeles City Planning Commission voted to advance the development, in the process rejecting an appeal that sought to prevent its construction. The real estate investment firm Jade …

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The City is looking to partner with the County to transform a county-owned lot into an affordable housing project. A motion, filed late last month by First District City Councilman Gil Cedillo outlines a plan to work with Los Angeles County First District Supervisor Hilda Solis’ office to tu…

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DTLA - Fifteen years ago when few people would risk coming Downtown, Bill Cooper set up shop with his real estate company and dove head first into L.A.’s not-quite-a-Downtown center. For the first few years there wasn’t much to sell, but Bill recognized the potential for growth, especially i…

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DTLA - There are moments in time when everything comes together. A thriving location. A stunning new residence. Game-changing architecture meets one-of-a-kind luxury. TEN50 is exactly that — and with more than 60% of units sold, the word is out.