Carmel Partners wants to build nearly 400 apartments in Long Beach, replacing a 1970s office building.
The San Francisco-based developer has submitted plans for a 6615 East Pacific Coast Highway, west of the San Gabriel River in the southeast of the city, According to reports, the urbanization of Los Angeles.
The project, called Marketplace, will replace a 45,000-square-foot, two-story office. A second office building at 6695 East PCH will be preserved.
There are plans for 390 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, with 5,400 square feet of shops and restaurants on the ground floor. An unassigned parking lot holds 576 cars.
The complex will include a roof deck with swimming pool, four central courtyards, as well as a fitness center and co-working offices.
The developer is seeking state density bonus incentives to build a larger building than zoning rules allow in exchange for providing 17 affordable apartments for very low-income families.
The white and gray apartments, designed by Orange-based AO, will include vertical windows, exterior balconies and large angular eaves with black trim, according to renderings.
The Carmel Partners project will be the third apartment complex planned by PCH, across the river north of Seal Beach.
Across the street, Onni Group plans to build nearly 600 apartments at 6500 East PCH facing the marina, with shops and restaurants on the ground floor. The Vancouver, Canada-based developer will bulldoze the six-acre Marina Shores mall.
Just to the east, Holland Partner Group plans to build 290 apartments at 6700 East PCH on the river, with shops and restaurants on the ground floor. The Vancouver, Washington-based developer will replace a two-story office building. Carmel Partners also backs plans to build high-rise buildings in Washington state. Arts District in Downtown Los Angelesa building linked to the City Hall corruption scandal, next to Beverly Hills on La Sinega Drive, according to urbanization.Pending apartment complexes include the following projects east hollywood and Sauter.
— Dana Bartholomew