AUGUST 30, 2019
LABOR DAY
A WEEK WITH BIA
BIA-LAV HOMEBUILDING 101 EVENT
On Thursday, BIA-LAV held our Homebuilding 101 event focused on shedding light on the residential building process, from A-Z. Thank you to our sponsors National Community Core Renaissance, Sikand Engineering, Weston Mason Integrated Marketing, C9 Balloons, David Evans & Associates, Finance Mortgage of America, Fuscoe Engineering, KTGY Architecture + Planning, Latham & Watkins, Rosenheim & Associates and Sub-Zero Group West. Thank you to our Energy Education Efficiency Sponsors SoCalGas, LADWP and Southern California Edison. Thank you to our panels of experts from over 15 different builder companies!

The event was attended by homebuilding veterans, elected officials, newcomers to the industry, and city and county staff. The event was a success and our attendees enjoyed the VIP reception held afterwards hosted by BIA-LAV member, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage!
ADVOCACY IN ACTION
BIA-LAV SUPPORTS BULLDOG PARTNERS’ 750 EDINBURGH PROJECT
BIALAV was on hand at Tuesday’s PLUM Committee meeting to show support for member project 750 Edinburgh. The proposed project will replace eight 1-bedroom units in a dilapidated bungalow court with eight 3-bedroom houses designed for multi-generational families and roommate households. The project has been held up due to NIMBYism under the guise of “historic designation” since 2015. Christine Rangel testified that this project will allow construction of quality housing at a price point not available in the neighborhood, and provide the multigenerational housing type that LA so desperately needs. The PLUM Committee decided to advance the project; it will now go before Council. For more information, please contact BIA-LAV Senior Director of Government Affairs, Christine Rangel .
MEMBER OF THE MOMENT
Sub-Zero is perhaps best known for their built-in and professional styles; including Sub-Zero custom cabinet panel-ready products, which offer nearly infinite design possibilities. Wolf helps create a cohesive kitchen aesthetic by offering an array of appliances that coordinate beautifully with its other brands – from a bold professional look to modern and contemporary – while precisely matching the homeowner’s cooking preferences. Cove is the latest addition to the Sub-Zero family of brands, whose dishwasher is designed to complete the Sub-Zero and Wolf kitchen! With various price points and uniquely conceived product lines – such as space-saving appliances for modest-sized dwellings, and a full suite of outdoor kitchen products – solutions exist to meet every scenario and exacting standards! Learn more here .
HOUSING SPOTLIGHT
24 On Centre is the perfect mix of small town charm and big city vibe. Located in well-established San Pedro, this new community delivers great ownership opportunities with modern architecture that brings a fresh perspective to the city’s historical roots. Here, versatile homes designed for all types of living feature rooftop decks to make the most of a coastal location that boasts ocean and harbor views. Walkable streets connect residents to local restaurants, breweries, cafes, event venues, and theatres. For additional details, please click here .
NEWSWORTHY
Opinion: Gavin Newsom tells Southern California NIMBYs to expect new housing in their backyards (LA Times)


Three major hurdles to fixing California’s housing crisis (OC Register)


These six developers say they can build housing for homeless people faster and cheaper (LA Times)
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