Award: NMS La Jolla
Value: $125 million
Location: Los Angeles
Client: WS Communities, Steinberg Hart
Gilbane Building Co. completed construction on NMS La Jolla, a $125 million mixed-use residential and commercial building with a lens-like shape that draws inspiration from the film and television industry of Los Angeles, according to an April 18 release.
Designed by Los Angeles-based architecture firm Steinberg Hart and developed by Santa Monica, California-based WS Communities, the building is now open to occupants and has leased space, said Lynn Rasic, vice president of global communications for Gilbane.
The 307,000-square-foot, 17-story concrete structure includes five levels of above-grade parking with valet parking services, 10 levels of residential apartments and an amenity space on the top level. Amenities include:
- Pool and hot tub.
- Private cabanas.
- Wet and dry saunas.
- Fire pits and barbecues.
- Fitness center.
- Conference room and full kitchen with a wine fridge.
Gilbane said the irregular, undulating façade adds visual interest and creates an individual experience in each unit.
New units will have controlled access entry, in-unit laundry, nine-foot ceilings, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Additional units will include additional furnishing with custom queen size beds, balconies and private desks, according to the company.
“We overcame many challenges, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, to construct this one-of-a-kind building and we are thrilled to see its successful completion,” said Tom Szerlag, senior project executive at Gilbane, in the release.
The completed project adds to Gilbane’s momentum this year. In March, the privately owned company reported $6.5 billion in revenue for its building division, an 8% increase from its $6 billion in revenue from the year before. Going forward, the company has been tapped for work at large projects across the country, such as Intel’s semiconductor fabs in Ohio, a project worth $20 billion.