Category Archives: Case Studies & Site Tours

RECAP: elevon at Campus El Segundo

Novel Ownership and Design Concept May Shake Up Office Market A recent site tour by Urban Land Institute showcased new solutions for businesses seeking office space. ULI Los Angeles’ case study and site tour was held at the under-construction elevon at Campus El Segundo development. Attending were El Segundo entrepreneurs and community leaders, dozens of Southern California’s top commercial brokers and land-use and design professionals. elevon is the latest phase of the 46.5-acre Campus El Segundo: a 210,000-square-foot office community complemented by 13,500 square feet of high-end restaurants and retail. Spaces … Read More

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RECAP: Emerson College Los Angeles

The newly completed Los Angeles outpost of Boston’s Emerson College by Thom Mayne’s Morphosis Architects hosted a behind the scenes tour for ULI Los Angeles members and guests on July 10, 2014. Preceding the tour were presentations by Amy Grill, Emerson’s Director of Student and Alumni Engagement, Alex Maffei of general contractor Hathaway Dinwiddie, and Morphosis Project Designer, Shanna Yates. The privately funded $110 million project, approved in August 2010, was completed in 2014 with a one year delay caused by a high-profile lawsuit brought by the adjacent East West … Read More

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The Village at Santa Monica & Tongva Park

On Thursday, September 12, ULI LA members enjoyed a Case Study and Site Tour of Santa Monica’s newest amenity, Tongva Park, two days prior to its official opening. One hundred and thirty pre-registered attendees made this the most successful Case Study/Site tour that ULI LA has ever put on. Attendees were welcomed at the park entry on Ocean Avenue and then guided to Gathering Hill for presentations by Gail Goldberg, Executive Director, ULI Los Angeles Peter Cotugno, Sr. Project Manager,  W.E. O’Neil Construction Karen Ginsberg, Director, Community and Cultural Services, … Read More

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New Long Beach Courthouse

The United States’ first civic performance-based infrastructure (PBI) building opens in Long Beach… ULI Los Angeles members and guests were welcomed to a pre-opening tour of the Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse in Long Beach on August 27, less than a week before the building was turned over to the State of California for occupancy. The event began with an in-depth discussion of the design-build-finance-operate-maintain structure which is being used for the first time on a civic building in the United States.  The panel, led by Stephen Reinstein, CEO of Long … Read More

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New Bradley West International Terminal

Los Angeles is a city known for having it all; except where its airport is concerned. That is all about to change with the grand opening of the new Bradley West International Terminal at LAX this September. Members of the Urban Land Institute gathered with Lambda Alpha International for a luncheon to showcase the project. Representatives from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) were presented with the 2013 Skyline Award, an award that recognizes noteworthy and commendable instances of the practical application of the principles of land economics in the preservation, … Read More

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