SF’s 2nd tallest building is finally underway

SF building renderings

A slightly soggy red carpet greeted city bigwigs and developers Thursday, as a morning shovel ceremony finally kicked off construction on what will eventually be San Francisco’s second tallest building. Read more

$1 Billion Mega-Project, New Renderings

Los Angeles Mega Project

The $1-billion development will bring three new towers to the Los Angeles skyline, including a 677-foot hotel spire that will contain two separate pool decks, 184 hotel rooms, and some number of the total 504 condominiums to be located on the 4.6-acre site. Read more

106 Downtown LA Projects in Development

106 New Downtown LA projects

DTLA – Maybe it’s the turbo-charged national economy. Maybe it’s the Los Angeles housing shortage that has caused both rents and home sale prices to spike. Maybe it’s the pressure developers face of trying to launch a project before voters cast ballots on Measure S in March. Maybe it’s all of the above. Read more

LAX Approves $900M New Terminal

LAX Terminal

Airport commissioners unanimously approved construction of the northern half of a midfield concourse west of the Tom Bradley International Terminal , which is undergoing its own expansion and renovation. Read more

Marriott’s New Downtown Project Is Two Hotels in One

New Marriott Building

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — Despite the development boom underway in Downtown Los Angeles, tourism officials regularly complain that the city suffers from a shortage of hotel rooms. Read more

Huge Project With 345 Housing Units Planned Near Olvera Street

Olvera St Building project

While the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument is a popular stop for tourists, the attraction and the surrounding neighborhood has been largely ignored amid the Downtown development boom. Read more

Chinatown Mega-Project Being Considered

China building planning

Downtown-based Evoq Properties, best known for owning Alameda Square, is eyeing a mega-project in Chinatown. Read more

Two Seven-Story Apartment Towers Planned Near Herald Examiner Building

Two-story LA Building

South Park stands as Downtown’s hottest neighborhood for new residential projects, and the trend continues with plans for two apartment complexes from developer Forest City. Read more