Long Beach, CA
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File #: 16-0219    Version: 1 Name: Agrmnt w/Westland Real Estate Grp D9
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 2/19/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/8/2016 Final action: 3/8/2016
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute all documents necessary to execute an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Westland Real Estate Group, for the development of 6101-6141 Atlantic Avenue, Assessor Parcel Number 7125-036-900. (District 9)
Sponsors: Economic and Property Development
Indexes: Agreements
Attachments: 1. 030816-R-15sr&att.pdf
Related files: 34231_000, 17-0347
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute all documents necessary to execute an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Westland Real Estate Group, for the development of 6101-6141 Atlantic Avenue, Assessor Parcel Number 7125-036-900. (District 9)

DISCUSSION
The City of Long Beach currently owns a 60,984-square-foot unimproved lot located at 6101-6141 Atlantic Avenue, Assessor Parcel Number 7125-036-900 (Subject Property) (Attachment). Formerly owned by the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach (Agency), the Subject Property was included in the Successor Agency’s Long Range Property Management Plan (LRPMP), which was approved by the State of California Department of Finance (DOF) on March 10, 2015 and amended on June 24, 2015. The Subject Property has been categorized with a permissible use of “Future Development” allowing for the disposition of the Subject Property for development consistent with the vision and intent of the North Long Beach Redevelopment Project Area and its guiding documents.

The goals and objectives of the LRPMP is to partner with landowners in assembly of land in furtherance of the project area goals. The Subject Property is adjacent to a 49,223-square foot lot owned by an entity controlled by Westland Real Estate Group (Developer), and currently improved with an aged retail center. Together, the adjacent parcel and Subject Property encompass the entire City block bounded on the north by Harding Street, on the south by 61st Street, on the west by Linden Avenue, and on the east by Atlantic Avenue. In furtherance of the LRPMP goals and objectives, it is recommended that the City enter into an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) with the Developer for the development of a single cohesive project for the entire City block. City staff and the Developer will meet to determine the suitability of the project and review site plans and design. The Developer will also be required to meet project deadlines including su...

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