Construction workers have broke ground on a seven-story, 142-unit mixed-use development at the southwest corner of Broadway and Magnolia.
Approved by the Long Beach Planning Commission back in May 2017, the development joins a growing list of under-construction projects in the Downtown area, including the Shoreline Gateway tower, the Broadway Block project, and the all-affordable Beacon complex.
“Broadway and Magnolia Apartments is a welcome addition to the ongoing revitalization experienced throughout the City,” Mayor Robert Garcia said when the project became first entitled.
Designed by Los Angeles-based Urban Architecture Lab and overseen by Ensemble Real Estate (the development firm behind the two other, don’t-reach-for-the-sky housing developments along Seaside Way at Locust Avenue and Queens Way), will also include a rooftop pool and 2,954 square feet of commercial retail space on the ground level, with the addition of several pedestrian-friendly streetscape enhancements.
The project is expected to begin accepting leases in spring of 2021.
The complex is located at 500 W. Broadway.
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