According to the Press-Telegram, the interim headquarters for the Port of Long Beach will be located at a building near the Long Beach Airport following a vote from its officials.
The path to relocating its headquarters from the Port’s currently outdated and dilapidated headquarters has been tumultuous, following plans vetoed by Mayor Bob Foster to construct an entirely new facility and a conflict of interest following the Port’s plan to purchase the World Trade Center.
Following what they hope will be a reciprocal vote by the commission, the deal for the $14 million (plus an additional $9 million in building costs) purchase of 4801 Airport Plaza Drive will likely close on December 27.
To read the full article, click here.
Free news isn’t cheap.
We believe that everyone should have access to important local news, for free.
However, it costs money to keep a local news organization like this one—independently owned and operated here in Long Beach, without the backing of any national corporation—alive.
If independent local news is important to you, please consider supporting us with a monthly or one-time contribution. Read more.