Dual-branded hotel going up and up near SpaceX

The Hawthorne project will include pre-fab rooms for a Marriott and TownePlace Suites

TRD LOS ANGELES /
Mar.March 13, 2018 02:00 PM
Renderings of the Hawthorne project (Credit: Guerdon-Modular-Buildings)

SpaceX HQ is starting to attract attention in Hawthorne.

Developers continue building near Elon Musk’s rocket and spacecraft company, with the latest plan involving a dual-branded hotel.

Mogul Capital’s project will include a 221-room Marriott Courtyard and a 133-room TownePlace Suites, a couple of miles from SpaceX, according to Urbanize. They will open this summer.

In February, the site of a residential project near SpaceX got a new owner. Houston-based Dinerstein Companies purchased the property from Newport Beach-based Blackwood Real Estate for $18.2 million. Blackwood had proposed 305 apartments and a restaurant at the corner of Jack Northrop Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard. The controversial proposal was eventually approved.

The new hotel construction, meanwhile, is a bit unusual. Guerdon Modular Buildings is using a crane to stack pre-fabricated, modular rooms for the dual-branded hotel. The rooms arrive with furniture, carpet, curtains and artwork. The project is located near the intersection of El Segundo and Hawthorne boulevards.

Marriott is a fan of the modular model. The hotel giant announced plans for more than 50 hotels using modular construction.

The hotel industry in Los Angeles also continues its construction boom. For the first 10 months of last year, 4,700 new rooms opened in L.A. and another 5,209 were under construction. [Urbanize] — Hannah Madans


Related Article

arrow_forward_ios
1723 N Wilcox Avenue (Credit: Google Maps)

Hollywood hotel construction craze: Developer abandons apartment project for hotel instead

From left: Saeed Nourmand, Michael Nourmand, Grant King and Richard Heyman

Relevant Group sues Nourmand & Associates’ founder, alleging extortion over hotel projects

Centennial founder and CEO Steven Levin with a rendering of the project

Centennial Real Estate approved for sprawling $300M mixed-use village

Apartment complex at 1435 Stanley Avenue and Raintree Partners CEO Jeffrey Allen (Credit: Apartment Finder)

Raintree Partners spends $79M on Glendale multifamily portfolio

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti

Down goes Measure EE: Property tax referendum routed at polls

CIM Group Founders, Shaul Kuba, Richard Ressler, and Avi Shemesh and 4750 Wilshire Boulevard (Credit: Google Maps)

CIM Group lists part of its Miracle Mile office campus

Arman Gabay and The Springs shopping center in Palm Springs, part of the 14-property portfolio

Charles Co. secures $215M refi for retail portfolio

Joon Choi, principal at Harbor Associates, and 2400 Conejo Spectrum Street (Credit: Google Maps)

Harbor Associates leases up then sells off its Thousand Oaks office park

arrow_forward_ios