Ralph “Bo” Martinez has over 20 years of experience in economic development and most recently served as deputy town manager of Parker, Colorado. He will start his new role on Oct. 24.
The project, slated for a 5.6-acre surface parking lot north of the Hilton Long Beach, includes 756 residential units.
The proposal includes 203 residential units on the site of the popular diner that shut down over two years ago.
After years of trying and failing to keep the East Long Beach facility open, the City Council will vote on whether to sell the property for $0 to operator MWN Community Hospital LLC in order to satisfy the requirements of a risky lease deal that required the city to cover operational losses.
Year-to-date, Long Beach Airport passenger volumes are tracking 10.7% behind the same period in 2019.
The first 100 customers will receive a gift card worth anywhere from $5 to $500.
The property sold for nearly $51 million earlier this year. Now, the city’s Planning Commission is slated to consider the redevelopment proposal during its Oct. 6 meeting.
After nine successful test flights using a scaled-down version of its launch system, the company is preparing to build its full-sized Orbital Accelerator.
A $16.7 million renovation and preservation project is now underway in the historic building, which will restore, preserve and modernize the facility.
Statewide and national unemployment both increased 0.2 percentage points to 4.1% and 3.7%, respectively.