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PoLA – San Pedro Waterfront Development – California - Project Profile

PoLA – San Pedro Waterfront Development – California - Project Profile


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The Port of Los Angeles (PoLA) is undertaking the San Pedro Waterfront Development project extending from Port's inner harbor cruise facilities to Cabrillo Beach in the outer harbor in California, the US.

The project involves the revitalization of 161ha of Portland extending from the Vincent Thomas Bridge to Cabrillo Beach.

The project includes the construction of three new harbors, a public pier, a cruise ship terminal, fanfare fountain, 22nd Street Park, Cabrillo Way Marina, pedestrian walkways, museums, 27,870m2 of commercial space, a town square at 6th street, Sampson Way and 7th Street Intersection and San Pedro Public Market.

The waterfront project comprises the development of new parks and recreation areas, a continuous waterfront promenade spanning from the Vincent Thomas Bridge to Cabrillo Beach, roadway improvements, and parking facilities.

On October 9, 2003, PoLA appointed Ehrenkrantz Eckstut and Kuhn Architects (EE&K) team to create a development plan.

The port implemented the waterfront gateway project in 2004 providing nearly a mile of a public promenade. Near the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Swinford Street, a new public plaza to connect the red car station with the cruise ship promenade and the harbor boulevard parkway has also been completed.

After eight years of planning process, in September 2009, the final environmental impact report was certified and planning was approved by the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners.

The Environmental Impact Report (EIR)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the redevelopment of the San Pedro waterfront project were prepared by ICF International.

In November 2011, Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners awarded a US$13.5 million construction contract to develop a prominent, downtown-adjacent section of the San Pedro waterfront for a new public open space and harbor area.

Demolition and construction will be undertaken by contractor, Reyes construction of Pomona, California. The scope of the contract includes demolition of an existing downtown harbor parking lot, soil excavation and dredging, removal or relocation of existing utilities on the site, construction of a sheet pile wall system and extension of the Berth 85 tugboat wharf by 7.62m.

On July 26, 2012, PoLA issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for qualified commercial real estate developers interested in redeveloping the 12ha, fully entitled San Pedro waterfront property known as Ports O’ Call Village, located along the port’s main channel and adjacent to downtown San Pedro.

On October 10, 2012, PoLA received proposals from eight commercial real estate developers.

In the first quarter of 2013, Jerico Development Inc. and the Ratkovich Company were appointed as developers for Ports O’ Call Village.

Downtown Harbor construction was commenced in March 2012 and completed in June 2014.

Construction work on fanfare fountain, 22nd St. Park, and Cabrillo Way Marina have been completed.

On May 19, 2016, port officials approved plans for $150 million Ports O’ Call Village.

In August 2016, the LA Board of Harbor Commissioners approved the demolition of 92 vacant marina slips at Berths 80 to 83 and a building at 950 Sampson Way.

In September 2016, Kiewit Infrastructure West Co a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation was appointed a general contractor to undertake roadway improvements, which involve a reconfiguration of a three-street intersection at Harbor Boulevard, 7th Street, and Sampson Way. The street realignment is in preparation of the planned San Pedro Public Market.

On December 8, 2016, Kiewit Infrastructure initiated the construction works of roadway improvements and are underway with completion slated for 2018.

In December 2016, demolition works commenced at planned San Pedro Public Market site and are underway.

Construction works are under way and the San Pedro Public Market is expected to be completed by 2020.


The project involves revitalizing of 161ha of Portland extending from the Vincent Thomas Bridge to Cabrillo Beach in Los Angeles, California, the US.

The US$1,200 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of three new harbors

2. Construction of a public pier

3. Construction of a cruise ship terminal

4. Construction of pedestrian walkways

5. Construction of museums

6. Construction of 27,870m2 of commercial space

7. Construction of San Pedro Public Market

8. Construction of parking facilities

9. Development of new parks and recreation areas

10. Improvements of roadwayReasons To Buy

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