New Construction

Found 26 blog entries about New Construction.

Adjacent to City Place on it's Northeast will soon be a 2nd larger luxury apartment building.  Construction at The 301 has begun earlier this year as they grade the lot, which is directly adjacent to City Place and will effect the street parking on Jeanette Lane, no doubt.  Fortunately this new project, Eleven 10 West, is accessible only off Town and Country Road.  The additional 260 dwellings at Eleven 10 West, made up of studios, 1 bedrooms and 2 bedrooms, will hopefully continue to stimulate the live/work loft spaces at City Place and neighboring businesses as well as MainPlace Mall.  Restaurants in Old Towne Orange and Downtown Santa Ana may notice a bit of a bump in business as these two luxury apartments start to lease up.

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Construction is under way and the Roost is starting to move along.  Located at 601 E Santa Ana Blvd off Minter, it's a much needed bridge between the Santa Ana Artist Village and the Santiago Street Lofts and Train Depot.  It's small, just a few rental units and possibly a restaurant space, and somewhat isolated between the trendy downtown, where many out of areas flock to, but generally don't venture very far from the Artist Village area.

It's a great looking project and should be an excellent demonstration of re-use for the area.  They're looking for tenants now so if you're interested, jump on it!

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An even more dilapidated fence and more unrulely shrubs occupy what was once suppose to be a big, bright shinny luxury residential building (see previous blog post).  The recently proposed "301 Development" has still not made any movement on the ground, but here's a pretty new rendering to enjoy.

Most residents at City Place are unhappy that they'll end up with a 5 story, 182 unit luxury apartment building next to them instead of another individually owned condo complex, but I think it beats the eye sore of an unlept lot and large parking structure to the North along Lawson.  It's very possible that the apartment management company may do a better job than an HOA management company could do so at least current City Place residents can rest assured

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The Depot at Santiago, a controversial new development adjacent to the Santiago Street Lofts, is a 70 unit affordable housing rental property with approximately 8,000 Sq' set aside for some very, very much needed retail.

The popular, and affordable, Santiago Street Lofts are about 8 blocks Northeast of Downtown Santa Ana and the Santa Ana Artist Village and there's little to no retail nearby the project.  When the Santiago Street Lofts were originally developed buyers were sold on a grand plan, named the Station District, to completely revamp the surrounding area and especially along E Santa Ana Blvd, which would connect Santa Ana's Train Depot with Downtown Santa Ana.


For some time the lot has been a mix of different

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Almost through Phase 1

Construction is under way at Taylor Morrison's new Level 1 60 unit live/work townhome community in Costa Mesa, CA right off Newport Blvd near 15th St.

Two model homes are open now from 10am to 6pm and they plan to release the homes through 6 phases.  Right now the Plan A, about 1,775 Sq', starts at about $752k to $802k and the larger Plan B, about 1,995 Sq', is priced around $830k to $840k.

Prices are definitely expected to increase shortly into the 2nd and future phases.  Nearby Sea House by MBK Homes is nearly, if not already, sold out and reached very high pricing in the last few phases so Level 1 will likely explode up $100K or more within the next few phases.


Enjoy some images of the two

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  Matt White Custom Homes, who developed the popular Midtown 10 project also in Costa Mesa, is at it again with a similar project.  This time in Eastside Costa Mesa about a block from the Newport Beach Back Bay.  These homes are much larger weighing in around 2,250 Sq' and being offered with sales prices in the low $1 millions.    
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Infill homebuilding specialist, City Ventures, is releasing a handful of new townhomes at very low pricing starting in the mid to high $300s just Northeast and in walking distance of Downtown Santa Ana in the Lacy Neighborhood.


Unlike the more urban live/work loft new construction in the area, these townhomes will offer residents more conventional floor plans with 3 bedrooms, 2 car garage and some upscale materials and unique features like the homes having 100% electric power (no natural gas) and a solar photovoltaic system.

Floor plan sizes vary from 1,239 Sq' up to 1,524 Sq' between 5 different plans.  Features include Kohler spec'd for all fixtures and faucets, granite or quartz kitchen counter tops, 9+ foot minimum

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Several newurbanism projects are in the works around the Westside Industrial neighborhoods of Costa Mesa.  Amongst the mishmashed zoning and types of properties that only Costa Mesa has to offer you'll find some of the most cutting edge businesses and real estate developments in Orange County.  And just within walking distance of beautiful Newport Beaches.  It's hard to believe redevelopment hasn't happened sooner in these neighborhoods.

Level 1

First up way down W 18th St  adjacent to where the highly debatable Banning Ranch may soon be developed was Sea House that is nearly sold out.  The boutique 33 unit community is farly typical with some refreshing floor plans and forward thinking roof top decks.


Next up in what may be the

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The doors have opened at MBK Home's sales office at the new home project located at the end of West 18th Street in Costa Mesa.  Sea House offers some unique features that are new to the market.  Most notably, the project offers a roof top deck above the 3rd floor, which does offer ocean views from several of the lots.  Residents will also have the option to use the 1st floor living space as a home office.

The project offers trendy, design savvy home buyers the chance to live just minutes as the crow flies to Newport and Huntington Beaches in the urban planning nightmare that is Westside Costa Mesa.  A mix of everything from trailor parks, to self storage, to internationally recognized surf & skate company headquarters like Volcom just down the

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