Onni Group has reduced the number of units at the Marina Shores development, one of the most significant ongoing projects in the fast-emerging Long Beach area.

The Vancouver-based developer acquired the former Marina Shores mall in late 2021, originally submitted plan This is a 670-unit, two-building project that also includes 4,000 square feet of ground-floor restaurant space.

Right now, the number of units appears to be 600 or less.According to updated project information that appeared in city documents, restaurant plans remain the same, but the total number of units is 600, although the building page There are also 588 units listed. The project is still going through the city approval process and will be discussed by the Long Beach Planning Commission at a public hearing early next month.

It’s unclear when or why Onni revised its plans. Representatives for the company did not respond to inquiries, and city officials did not respond to additional planning details.

At more than 530,000 square feet, the Marina Shores project is one of the largest currently under development in Long Beach. Over the years, this coastal city of about 450,000 residents has been among the most densely developed cities in California, with many high-profile new multifamily projects. The city approved more than 5,000 units in the downtown area alone a decade ago after officials passed a plan to support downtown development.

“We’re in a boom time,” Christopher Koontz, the city’s development director, said this spring. “But in some ways it sounds accidental. It’s not accidental. It’s a very special design.”

Onni Group recently expanded its presence in Los Angeles. Last year, the Canadian developer submitted plans for a 14-story office tower in Hollywood and in May for a six-story, 278-unit apartment building in the Sawtelle neighborhood of Los Angeles’ West Side.

This year, the company also opened Onni East Village in downtown Long Beach, a 432-unit apartment complex about five miles west of Marina Shores. Onni bought the former high street site for $68 million.

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