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Welcome to Developing OC

Welcome and thank you for visiting Developing OC, a real estate news blog in Orange County. This site carries on from the former LAOCDB website. Here are some insight into the reason for the new changes and what to look forward to:

Q:Why the change to Developing Orange County? 

A: Due to limited resources and to provide better coverage of Orange County development

Q: What will happen to the former LAOCDB website? 

A: As you may have noticed, not all the prior posts have migrated over to Developing OC. More recent articles (i.e., beginning of 2017 to today) will be available here, while LAOCDB will be an archive site with previous articles.

Q: What types of development will Developing Orange County cover? 

A: Residential, commercial, industrial, mixed use developments, etc.

Q: Will the Orange County development map still be available? 

A: Yes. It is still a major priority to update the map. The map will be available here and as well as at the archive site.

Q: How can I provide feedback rega…

Large Mixed-Use Development Proposed in Little Saigon

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press release and architect website provides a look into the proposed Bolsa Row consisting of a six acre mixed use development with hotel, housing, experiential & lifestyle retail, restaurant space, and an event facility. 

Developer, IP Westminster, LLC, proposes to construct a new mixed use destination, Bolsa Row, in Little Saigon. The project site is located in the City of Westminster, near the south-east corner of Brookhurst Street and Bolsa Avenue. 

Currently, the existing condition at the project site is predominately vacant space, but the proposed project would bring: 
Little Saigon's first mid-rise hotel comprised of a five-story building with 150 hotel roomsFive-story apartment with 201 rental units consisting of studios, one, and two bedroom apartment homesAmenities which include a pool and spa facility, recreation, and fitness spaceGround floor experiential and lifestyle retail, restaurant space, and an event facility of which all these total about 60,000 square feetT…

Rendering Revealed for The Source Residential

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By: Chad Kim

The Source is a mixed-use entertainment retail destination in the heart of Buena Park that also includes a future residential component. The developer, M&D Properties, released more information about the planned residential project.

Five Story Apartment Proposed in Orange

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By: Chad Kim

Developer Branch West proposes a five story multifamily apartment development in the City of Orange located at the west side of the City near the Stadium Promenade. 

New High Rise Hotels Proposed in Anaheim

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By: Chad Kim

Recent publish from the City of Anaheim's development activity map shows two new proposed high rise hotels.

Details on the Proposed Reuse of the Former LA Times Building in Costa Mesa

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By: Chad Kim

An initial environmental document released on the City of Costa Mesa's website shows plans for the proposed reuse of the former LA Times building site consisting of a total of 315,000 square feet of new office space construction along with the reuse of the existing LA Times building which has a total of 339,063 square feet.