Carmel Partners proposes affordable units for Glendale Unified headquarters

TRD LOS ANGELES /
May.May 31, 2018 10:06 AM
Carmel Partners CEO Ron Zeff and the Glendale Unified property seen from Wilson Avenue

Carmel Partners has agreed to incorporate affordable housing units into a proposal for a residential redevelopment of the Glendale Unified School District headquarters.

The affordable units could sway Glendale officials, who rejected Carmel’s first residential proposal for the 223 N. Jackson Street site six months ago because of its lack of affordable housing, according to Urbanize.

Under the redevelopment project, Carmel would build a four-story building with 192 units and redevelop two existing buildings on Jackson Street to create 15 more apartments. The breakdown of affordable units isn’t clear. Carmel is seeking density bonuses in exchange for including them.

If the plan is approved, Glendale Unified would vacate its headquarters and hand over the keys to the property to Carmel. In exchange, the San Francisco-based firm would give the school district a building it plans to purchase on E. Colorado Street for the new school headquarters.

Carmel is busy with other projects around Los Angeles. In Mid-City, it’s planning a huge 1,210-unit mixed-use complex called Cumulus. It also has a 600-unit project in the works in the Arts District, and a 700-unit project nearby in Downtown. [Urbanize] – Dennis Lynch 


Related Article

arrow_forward_ios
Aerial view of 611 N. Brand Boulevard and Rossano de Cottiis (Credit: Hunter Kerhart Architectural Photography)

Onni scraps apartment plans for 857-key hotel project in Glendale

Ron Galperin and an overview of LA (Credit: iStock)

LA owns thousands of properties, many of them vacant. LA’s controller has an idea to spur development

Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian and City Hall

No more “party house” in Glendale if new Airbnb law passes

Bob Halavi and 827 South Grand View Street (Credit: LinkedIn and Google Maps)

This 60-unit resi project would add to MacArthur Park’s growing pipeline

Top to bottom: a rendering of the project and a photo of the site at 3170 West Olympic Boulevard (Credit: Google Maps)

Koreatown hotelier sells shovel-ready development site entitled for 252 units

Domvs London co-founder Barry Watts and 800 Tortuoso Way (Credit: Linkedin, Dougas Elliman)

Developer lists a third of Park Bel Air for reduced price of $45M

6033 N. De Soto Avenue (Credit: Google Maps)

Development plans at Warner Center now include a 190-unit senior facility

Recent renderings of multi-family projects

LA County’s housing stock jumps, as does monthly rent: report

arrow_forward_ios