Breaking More Ground

From Beverly Hills to Santa Barbara, blueprints are being bulldozed into reality. Renovations, additions, and new developments capture the attention of passersby. Here’s a snapshot of what’s happening and when it will make the transition from work in progress to actual destination.   BEVERLY GROVE 333 La Cienega   SCHEDULED COMPLETION Late 2017 COST $155mm […]

Breaking More Ground
April 1, 2015

From Beverly Hills to Santa Barbara, blueprints are being bulldozed into reality. Renovations, additions, and new developments capture the attention of passersby. Here’s a snapshot of what’s happening and when it will make the transition from work in progress to actual destination.

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BEVERLY GROVE

333 La Cienega

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION Late 2017
COST $155mm
SIZE Approximately 301,000 sq. ft.
ARCHITECTS MVE & Partners; Hetzel Design
DID YOU KNOW The site that 333 La Cienega sits on was the first land ever developed by Caruso Affiliated more than 25 years ago.
carusoaffiliated.com

333 La Cienega

BEVERLY HILLS

Waldorf Astoria

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION 2017
COST $200mm
SIZE 170 rooms, 5,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art spa, 6.300 sq. ft. of meeting and event space
ARCHITECTS Gensler // Perkins + Will // Pierre-Yves Rochon Inc.
DID YOU KNOW The hotel is being developed through a partnership between Alagem Capital Group and clients of Guggenheim Partners.
waldorfastoriabeverlyhills.com

CENTURY CITY

 10000 Santa Monica

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION Fall 2016
COST $300mm
SIZE 470,000 sq. ft.
MAJOR PLAYERS Crescent Heights // Handel Architects
DID YOU KNOW With a 483-foot height profile, 10000 Santa Monica is currently the second tallest building under construction in Los Angeles, following the Wilshire Grand.
10000smblvd.com

The Intercontinental Hotel

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION 2016
COST Multi-million-dollar project
SIZE 363 guestrooms and suites
ARCHITECT The Design Studio
DID YOU KNOW CSQ’s inaugural Investor Conference Presented by Morgan Stanley was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in October 2014.
intercontinentallosangeles.com

Westfield Century City

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A new two-level Macy’s, a fully remodeled three-level Bloomingdale’s, Nordstroms’ three-level Los Angeles flagship, and Mario Batali’s famed New York eatery Eataly will anchor what will be a 1.2 million square-foot retail hub.
SCHEDULED COMPLETION 2017
COST $800mm
SIZE 422,000 sq. ft.
ARCHITECT Rios Clementi Hale Studios
DID YOU KNOW The retail outlet currently attracts more than 10 million visitors and more than $580mm in retail sales annually.
westfieldcorp.com

DOWNTOWN

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The Bloc

The Bloc

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Originally built in 1973 by architect Charles Luckman, the development will be the single largest mixed-use property in Los Angeles. Anchored by Macy’s, the Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel, and a 750,000-square-foot luxury office tower, it will be LEED certified and will also be the first Delos WELL building project in Los Angeles.
SCHEDULED COMPLETION Late 2015
COST $180mm
SIZE 1.8 million sq. ft.
DEVELOPER The Ratkovich Company
DID YOU KNOW The Ratkovich Company also manages Playa Vista’s Hercules Campus, famous for being home to Howard Hughes while he built the Spruce Goose.
theblocdowntown.com

The Broad Museum

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Funded by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad, The Broad Museum will be home to the nearly 2,000 works of art in The Broad Art Foundation and the Broads’ personal collections. With its innovative “veil-and-vault” concept, the space will feature two floors of gallery space to showcase the comprehensive collections and will be the headquarters of The Broad Art Foundation’s worldwide lending library.
SCHEDULED COMPLETION September 2015
COST $140mm
SIZE 120,000 sq. ft.
ARCHITECT Gensler
DID YOU KNOW Dedicated to increasing access to contemporary art for audiences worldwide, the foundation has made more than 8,000 loans to over 500 museums and galleries around the world.
thebroad.org

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The Broad Museum

The JW Marriott L.A. Live

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION 2018
COST $500mm
SIZE 38 stories; 60,000 sq. ft.
DEVELOPER Metropolitan Pacific Capital
ARCHITECT Gensler
DID YOU KNOW The project is expected to create more than 3,500 construction-related job and more than 500 full- and part-time jobs when the new tower opens.
marriott.com

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Metropolis Los Angeles

Metropolis Los Angeles

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION Phase One, Fall 2016; Phase Two, Fall 2017; Phase Three, 2020
COST $1B+
SIZE Four towers ranging from 18 to 56 stories; 2 million total sq. ft.
DEVELOPER Greenland USA
ARCHITECTS Gensler and HED
DID YOU KNOW When complete, Metropolis will be the largest mixed-use project on the West Coast.
metropolislosangeles.com

Old Bank District Museum

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION 2017
COST $25mm – $35mm
SIZE 80,000 sq. ft.
ARCHITECT Tom Wiscombe
DID YOU KNOW The museum will interweave through three interconnected buildings along Main and Fourth Streets: the Bank House Garage, the Farmers and Merchants Bank, and the Hellman Building.
tomwiscombe.com

United States Courthouse

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION 2016
COST  $318mm
SIZE 633,000 sq. ft.
ARCHITECT Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
DID YOU KNOW The  facility will contain 24 courtrooms and 32 judge’s chambers.
som.com

The Village at USC

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Centralized around an outdoor plaza with eateries and retail alternatives, The Village will be home to five-story residence halls for 2,700 students, in addition to a grocery store, fitness center, drugstore, and more.
SCHEDULED COMPLETION 2017
COST $650mm
SIZE 1.25 million sq. ft.
ARCHITECT Harley Ellis Devereaux
DID YOU KNOW USC Trustee Kathleen Leavey McCarthy and the Leavey Foundation donated $30mm in September 2014 to create the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation Honors Hall at the new USC Village.
village.usc.edu

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Wilshire Grand

Wilshire Grand

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More than an upscale world-class hotel, when The Wilshire Grand Center is complete and her doors open, the complex will boast luxury hotel rooms, cutting-edge restaurants, businesses, and nightlife offerings. It will be the tallest structure in the Los Angeles skyline.

SCHEDULED COMPLETION Early 2017
COST $1B
SIZE 2.1 million sq. ft.
DEVELOPER Thomas Properties Group, LLC
ARCHITECT AC Martin Partners
DID YOU KNOW Will support more than 1,750 permanent jobs annually.
wilshiregrandcenter.com

HOLLYWOOD

Columbia Square

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Maximizing the 4.7-acre fully entitled site, Kilroy Realty plans to develop a new mixed-use media campus and residential space while also renovating three existing historic buildings, ultimately preserving the space’s historic character while creating a new state-of-the-art mixed-use space.
SCHEDULED COMPLETION Spring 2016
COST $385mm
SIZE 875,000 sq. ft.
DEVELOPER Kilroy Realty
ARCHITECT Rios, Clementi Hale Studio
DID YOU KNOW Columbia Square was the first movie studio in Hollywood and was home to the Columbia Broadcasting System’s West Coast operations, where it housed performances by Lucille Ball, Johnny Carson, Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, and others.
kilroyrealty.com

LAX

Midfield Satellite Concourse

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION Phase 1 in 2016; Phase 2 in 2020
COST $1.25B
SIZE 800,000 sq. ft.; 11 aircraft gates; 5 levels
ARCHITECTS Corgan Architects // Gensler
DID YOU KNOW The project was originally approved by the Los Angeles City Council in 2004 and by the FAA in 2005.
lawa.org

MID-CITY

Petersen Automotive Museum

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION December 2015
COST $20mm
SIZE 300,000 sq. ft.
ARCHITECT Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
DID YOU KNOW The new interior will include 135 flat screens, LED units, touchscreens, and projection units. Currently, the museum has just 6.
petersen.org

PACIFIC PALISADES

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Palisades Village

Palisades Village

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION Late 2017
COST Not disclosed
SIZE Approximately 2.8 acres
ARCHITECT Marc Appleton; Elkus Manfredi Architects
DID YOU KNOW Caruso Affiliated will be adding a five-screen movie theater, to simultate the iconic Bay Theater, originally designed by S. Charles Lee.
carusoaffiliated.com

SANTA BARBARA

The Miramar Beach Resort & Bungalows

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION Summer 2017
COST $185mm
SIZE 15.7 acres
ARCHITECT Marc Appleton
DID YOU KNOW There used to be a railroad stop along the site, where an old railroad car was used as a diner adjacent to the beach; that very same car now houses a burger shop in Bakersfield.
carusoaffiliated.com

Moxi The Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation

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Named after benefactors Dick and Noelle Wolf, the Moxi Museum will be Santa Barbara County’s first LEED-certified museum. With help from award-winning museum-planning firm Gyroscope, Inc., the museum will be a wholly interactive space that incorporates principles of universal design and fosters cooperative learning thanks to new media, multi-sensory, and multi-disciplinary design.
SCHEDULED COMPLETION Summer 2016
COST $25mm
SIZE 25,000 sq. ft.
ARCHITECT AB Design Studio
DID YOU KNOW The museum will feature interactive STEAM exhibits, a smart classroom, a new media theater, museum store, and rooftop sky garden.
moxi.org

VAN NUYS

The Ranch

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION 2018
COST $7.2mm
SIZE 120,00 sq. ft.
ARCHITECT Shubin + Donaldson
DID YOU KNOW In the 1940s The Ranch property was a real working ranch.
shubinanddonaldson.com

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The Ranch

WEST HOLLYWOOD

Sunset La Cienega

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION 2016
COST $300mm
SIZE 527,000 sq. ft.
DEVELOPER CIM Group
ARCHITECTS Skidmore, Owings & Merrill // Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects
DID YOU KNOW The space will include a chic James Hotel, fully equipped with 286 rooms, two restaurants, and rooftop bars.
sunsetlacienega.com

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Sunset La Cienega

WESTWOOD

UCLA Teaching and Learning Center for Health Sciences

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION 2016
COST $120mm
SIZE Six levels; 110,000 sq. ft.
ARCHITECT Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
DID YOU KNOW The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has more than 2,000 faculty members, almost 1,300 residents, more than 750 medical students, and almost 400 Ph.D. candidates.
ucla.edu

WOODLAND HILLS

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The Village at Westfield Topanga

The Village at Westfield Topanga

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SCHEDULED COMPLETION Fall 2015
COST $350mm
SIZE 550,000 sq. ft.
ARCHITECT The Westfield Group
DID YOU KNOW Upon project stabilization, the annual retail sales generated by the more than 350 shops at Westfield’s Topanga, Promenade, and Village properties will reach between $1.2 and $1.4B.
westfieldcorp.com

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