AMLI Residential Breaks Ground on First San Diego Project
AMLI Residential Breaks Ground on First San Diego Project

by Leah Draffen | MFE

AMLI Residential has broken ground on its first project in the San Diego market. AMLI Aero is one of the first luxury rental developments to kick off construction as part of Kearny Mesa’s 2020 redevelopment plan, which aims to transform the primarily industrial neighborhood into an urban center.

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Multifamily Series: Refinement in Luxury Living
Multifamily Series: Refinement in Luxury Living

by Barbara Ballinger | National Association of Realtors

At the high end, for-sale and rental multifamily luxury housing delivers the crème de la crème in technology, concierge-style services and amenities. Location still ranks high in the luxury space. Safety, walkability, access to greenery and superior views top the location list, says Ximena Rodriguez, principal and director of interior design at CetraRuddy in New York City. The 200 Amsterdam Avenue condominium building there, for which her firm served as interior designer, offers luxury in its proximity to Lincoln Center’s cultural offerings and Central Park.

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In The Glass-Wrapped Westfield Topanga Mall Expansion, ‘Topanga Social’ Is A Hit
Westfield Topanga Mall Expansion

by Los Angeles Daily News

Welcome to Topanga Social, the hot new eatery district built inside the upscale Westfield Topanga mall in Canoga Park that brags of 27 eateries, bars and culinary offerings. Upon its opening on May 11, Topanga Social offered in San Fernando Valley the first-ever outposts of hot L.A. pop-ups, as well as popular entrepreneurs from the area’s restaurant scene, an indoor/outdoor cocktail garden, three bars, a “speakeasy” style secret arcade and live entertainment.

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California Local Rocks Inspire Recognized Sustainable Community Park Design
Community Park Design

by The Construction Specifier

The design for the Confluence Park in Santa Clarita, California, features sloped roofs, reminiscent of the iconic landforms in the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park. The park is a recipient of multiple awards for its overall design and sustainability features.

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Irvine Company to Build 1,260 Homes at Irvine Retail Center

by Dana Bartholomew | The Real Deal

The Irvine Company will construct nearly 1,300 homes at the third-largest outdoor shopping mall in Orange County, straddling Irvine and Tustin. The Newport Beach-based developer won approval to build 1,261 apartments on the 79-acre Irvine side of The Market Place at 2961 El Camino Real, the Orange County Business Journal reported.

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AO and CBRE Host 2ⁿᵈ Annual SoCal Development Market Overview
AO and CBRE Host 2ⁿᵈ Annual SoCal Development Market Overview

by CBRE

The second annual SoCal Development Market Overview brings together executives across the commercial real estate spectrum for an evening of networking and valuable insights. This year’s roster of distinguished speakers includes former Mayor of Anaheim Curt Pringle, Jim Andersen of Chelsea Investment Corporation, Brian Rupp with Shopoff, Partner with Allen Matkins Caroline Chase, and many more.

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Harmonizing Roof: Clay & Concrete Roofing Adorn Hotel in San Juan Capistrano, California
Harmonizing Roof: Clay & Concrete Roofing Adorn Hotel in San Juan Capistrano

by Ann Iten | Western Roofing Magazine

Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano, a Marriott hotel, marries Spanish architecture with modern convenience. Offering 188 rooms, the four-star hotel celebrates the history of San Juan Capistrano, California, and the esteemed Spanish Mission just across the street. Its roof is central to accomplishing just that.

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Irvine Co. Gets OK For Market Place Apartments

by Katie Murar | Orange County Business Journal

Irvine Co. received the green light late last month to move ahead with plans to replace several big-box spaces on the Irvine side of the Market Place shopping center with 1,261 apartments. The developer expects to break ground this summer on the project, kicking off the first of several planned apartment projects in Irvine that will add 4,500 infill rentals to the county’s housing stock.

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AO Celebrates the Completion of Exciting Community Spaces at Solis Park in Great Park Neighborhood of Irvine
AO Completion Community at Solis Park

by Idea Hall

Among the plentiful amenities available to residents of Solis Park, a community within Irvine’s Great Park Neighborhood, architecture firm AO is excited to reveal the completion of “The Cave,” an impressive resort-style community pool and lounge, and “The Cove” community event center. Interior and architectural designers at AO, a leading full-service architecture firm with design expertise spanning 17 industries, drew inspiration from nature’s elements, prehistoric art and the California landscape to create the one-of-a-kind poolside amenity and gathering space.

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AO-Designed Topanga Social Opens at Westfield Topanga Mall

Featured in Rent TV | AO

Topanga Social, a new 55k sf dining hall at Westfield’s Topanga Mall in the western San Fernando Valley, has opened to the public. The project, part of the 250k square-foot renovation and expansion of Westfield Topanga Center, is the result of a design collaboration between PGAL, AvroKO, and AO, a leading full-service architecture firm with design expertise spanning the full commercial real estate spectrum.

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This Week’s LA Deal Sheet
This Week's LA Deal Sheet

by Bianca Barragan | BISNOW

Kearny Real Estate Co. and Dune Real Estate Partners plan to develop Harbor Logistics Center, a new 163K SF industrial facility to replace a renovated office campus in Santa Ana. Construction is projected to begin in the first quarter of 2024.

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Gastronomy Destination Topanga Social Opens May 11th at Westfield Topanga
Topanga Social Opens May 11th at Westfield Topanga

by Topanga Social

The revolutionary food hall Topanga Social opens to the public on May 11th, bringing 27 of Los Angeles' most coveted eateries, bars and culinary names to the new dining, entertainment, and luxury retail district at Westfield Topanga. A joint creative venture between dining and hospitality global leader Earl Enterprises and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield , Topanga Social boasts brand-new concepts...

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Mixing Uses In The Utah Mountains
Mixing Uses In The Utah Mountains

by The Mann Report

A retail and office core is continuing to be built 30 miles south of Salt Lake City, with the development of Mountain View Village, a mixed-use, open-air lifestyle development in Riverton, Utah. Developed by CenterCal Properties on land acquired from Suburban Land Reserve Inc., and designed by architecture firm AO, the one-million-square-foot project offers shopping, dining, office space and recreation to visitors and residents of the quickly developing neighborhoods nearby.

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New 55k sf Dining Hall Completed as Part of Renovation at Westfield Topanga Center
Renovation at Westfield Topanga Center

by RENTV

Topanga Social, a new 55k sf dining hall at Westfield’s Topanga Mall in the western San Fernando Valley, has opened to the public. The project, part of the 250k square-foot renovation and expansion of Westfield Topanga Center, is the result of a design collaboration between PGAL, AvroKO, and AO, a leading full-service architecture firm with design expertise spanning the full commercial real estate spectrum.

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The Compelling Case for Medtail
The Compelling Case for Medtail

By Rob Budetti and Ramin Tasbihchi | AO

In recent years, there has been a growing trend of incorporating healthcare services into retail environments, such as offering walk-in clinics or wellness services in neighborhood shopping centers. A term the industry has dubbed medtail, these mixed-use developments create a one-stop destination where patients can shop, dine, and access medical care all in one convenient location.

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Historic Renovation/Redevelopment Project Leaves Its Mark in Riverside
Historic Renovation Mark Riverside

by RENTV

After nearly a decade in development, The Mark now sits proudly across from the neighborhood favorite Fox Theater and is steps from the historic Mission Inn Hotel. The design preserves the unified 1926 façade of the former Stalder Building where once stood three structures (the city’s first fire station, a livery stable and an automobile dealership) and restores many of the original character details including urn-shaped finials, small cartouches, and beam and pulley from the original fire station.

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More Than 1,100 Homes to Flank Westminster Mall
More Than 1100 Homes to Flank Westminster Mall

by Steven Sharp | Urbanize LA

Yesterday, Shopoff Realty Investments announced plans to redevelop a portion of the Westminster Mall, which flanks the 405 freeway at the intersection of Bolsa Avenue and Edwards Street, and the 405 Freeway. The approximately 26-acre development, dubbed Bolsa Pacific at Westminster, would replace a Macy's department store and a shuttered Sears which bookend the mall.

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Industrial Site Blooms Into Luxury Mixed-Use Project in Orange County, California
Industrial Site Blooms Into Luxury Mixed-Use Project in Orange County

by Jack Witthaus | CoStar

A former industrial site has morphed into a luxury development with apartments in another sign of demand for multifamily in Orange County, California. Construction wrapped up last year on the roughly 483-unit Broadstone Atlas at 2590 Red Hill Ave. in Santa Ana.

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315 Apartments Underway at 1600 W Lincoln Avenue in Anaheim
315 Apartments Underway at 1600 W Lincoln Avenue in Anaheim

by Steven Sharp | Urbanize LA

The project, dubbed Zia, is being developed through a joint venture with Haseko Corporation on the former site of a car dealership at 1600 W. Lincoln Avenue. Plans call for a five-story, wrap-style complex featuring a total of 315 studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments, ranging from 600 to 1,900 square feet in size.

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Design Your Surf Park For MORE Than Just Surfing
Design Your Surf Park For MORE Than Just Surfing

by Surf Park Central

Designing your surf park with other activities and experiences in mind for the surf community and beyond will increase your customer base, average stay time, and overall customer satisfaction. Whether it be a smaller standing wave, pump track, yoga studio, media area, or lounges...there are many ways to host people that don't surf...yet.

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