City of Long Beach as Successor Agency to the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach
333 West Ocean Blvd.
3rd Floor
Long Beach CA 90802
Phone: (562) 570 - 6615
Fax: (562) 570 - 6215
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News ImageOversight Board as Successor to the Redevelopment Agency
The August 1, 2016, 9:00 a.m., OversightBoard of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the RedevelopmentAgency of the City of Long Beach, meeting has been cancelled.

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The City of Long Beach, asthe Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long BeachMeeting Agenda of July 19, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. is nowavailable.



News ImageOversight Board as Successor to the Redevelopment Agency
The Oversight Board of the City ofLong Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City ofLong Beach Special Meeting Agenda of May 17, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. is nowavailable.

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News ImageOversight Board as Successor to the Redevelopment Agency
The May 2, 2016, 9:00 a.m., OversightBoard of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the RedevelopmentAgency of the City of Long Beach, meeting has been cancelled.

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News ImageOversight Board as Successor to the Redevelopment Agency
The Oversight Board of the City of LongBeach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of LongBeach Agenda of March 7, 2016 (Monday) at 9:00 a.m. is nowavailable.

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News ImageCity of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda

The City of Long Beach, as the SuccessorAgency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda ofFebruary 16, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. is now available.

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News ImageCity of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Agenda
The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda of July 21, 2015, at 6:15 p.m. is now available.

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News ImageCity of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Agenda
The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda of June 23, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. is now available. Click here to view the agenda.

News ImageCity of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Agenda of May 5, 2015
The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda of May 5, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. is now available.

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News ImageCity of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Agenda
The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda of March 17, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. is now available. Please click here to view the agenda.

News ImageCity of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach, February 17 Meeting Agenda
The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda of February 17, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. is now available.

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News ImageCity of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Agenda
The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda of September 16, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. is now available. Please click here to view the agenda.

News ImageCity of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda (Closed Session) of April 15, 2014

City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda (Closed Session) of April 15, 2014, is now available Click here to view agenda.



News ImageThe City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda of February 11, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. is now available.

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News ImageCity of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at 4:45 p.m., City Hall, Council Chamber. Click here for agenda.



News ImageOversight Board of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., City Hall, Council Chamber. Click here for Agenda.



News ImageThe City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Meeting Agenda of October 22, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. is now available. Click here to view agenda.



News ImageThe Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Agenda of October 7, 2013 (Monday) at 9:00 a.m. is now available. Click here for Agenda.



News ImageThe City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at 3:15 p.m., City Hall Council Chamber. Click here for agenda.



News ImagePost RDA 2012 Annual Report
The energy, foresight and commitment to excellence that has been emblematic of the former Long Beach Redevelopment Agency will continue to leave a positive, lasting impression on our great city.  Click here to view the report.

News ImagePlanning Commission 2012 Annual Report

In 2011, the Year in Review was titled “A Great City Steps Forward.” In 2012, the city’s steps grew larger and more plentiful. As a result, 2012 will be remembered as the year Long Beach firmed up its footing, crystallized its vision and began building momentum.  Click here to see the report.




News ImageThe Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach
The Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Special Meeting, on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chamber. Click here for Agenda.

News ImageThe City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach
The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 3:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chamber. Click here for agenda.

News ImageAs the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 3:30 p.m., City Hall, Council Chamber. Click here to view agenda.



News ImageOversight Board of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The February 4, 2013, 10:00 a.m., Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach, meeting has been cancelled.



News ImageOversight Board of the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach
Oversight Board of the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet Monday, February 25, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., City Hall, Council Chamber. Click here for more information.

News ImageThe City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at 3:30 p.m, City Hall, Council Chamber.  Click here to view agenda.



News ImageThe Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet Monday, January 7, 2013, 10:00 a.m.; City Hall Council Chamber.  Click here for agenda.

News ImageThe City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 3:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chamber.  Click here for agenda.



News ImageOversight Board of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet Tuesday, December 10, 2012, 9:30 a.m., City Hall, Council Chamber. Click here for agenda.



News ImageOversight Board of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

The December 3, 2012, 10:00 am Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach meeting has been cancelled.



News ImageCity of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach

City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to meet Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 3:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chamber. Click here for agenda.

 



News ImageRDA Annual Financial Report FY11

The Former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2011 is now available. Click here to view report.



News ImageRecognized Obligation Payment Schedule now available

Pursuant to AB 1X 26 and AB 1484, the draft Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period of January 1 through June 30, 2013 is now available. Click here to view the ROPS.



News ImageThe Long Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA) is dissolved as of February 1, 2012

The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA) is dissolved as of February 1, 2012 pursuant to State legislation AB 1X 26. This website remains intact for historical reference purposes and will be used by the City of Long Beach as Successor Agency (to the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach) to provide information related to the dissolution and winding down of the RDA. This website will be updated to provide additional information.

For more information on the disposition of former RDA-owned properties, call (562) 570-6615, or email RDA@longbeach.gov.



News Image2011 RDA Annual Report
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency has been instrumental in the revitalization of our great City for more than 50 years. In this final Annual Report, we would like to acknowledge and express our gratitude to all those who supported our efforts. The work we have accomplished over the years would not have been possible without the support we received from our community partners. Together, we Built a Better Long Beach.

Click
here to view the report.


News ImageLong Beach RDA’s Enforceable Obligation Payment Schedule now available

Pursuant to AB 1X 26, attached is the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency's Enforceable Obligation Payment Schedule.

To view the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency EOPS, please click here.


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News ImageCorridor Investment Report Highlights Over $1 Billion in Investments
LBDS has released the Corridor Investment Projects publication, which documents many of the public investments made along the City's commercial corridors within the past fifteen years. 

To view the publication, click
here.

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News ImageRDA Demolishes Blighted Liquor Stores!

On July 23, the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency and Councilman Dee Andrews, 6th District, were joined by the public for the highly anticipated demolition of the former Sim's and Whistler liquor stores. To watch the video...


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News ImageRemembering RDA Board Chair Bill Baker
It is with much sadness that we learned of the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Bill Baker. Bill was a warm and kindhearted man, generously devoting his time to giving back to his community. He was an active volunteer in Long Beach for almost 50 years, serving on a variety of committees and commissions since the 1960s. Most recently, Bill was a member of the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency Board, which he was appointed to in 1999 and elected Chair in 2008.
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News ImageRosa Parks Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency, Councilmember Dee Andrews, 6th District, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine and Long Beach transit will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Rosa Parks Park on Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m. Rosa Parks Park is located on the corner of 15th Street and Alamitos.

For more information, please call (562) 570-3150.

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News ImageCommunity Discussion on Site Planning & Design of the North Library
The Department of Library Services and LBDS staff will host a Community Discussion on Site Planning and Design of the North Library on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting will be held at the North Neighborhood Library, 5571 Orange Avenue.
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News ImageRDA honored by Arts Council for Long Beach with James H. Ackerman Award
The Arts Council for Long Beach has honored the RDA with the James H. Ackerman Award for supporting arts and culture throughout the city for more than 20 years. The award was presented at the 2011 Distinguished Arts Awards earlier this month.

To view a video from the awards ceremony, please click here.


News ImageRedevelopment Agency's 2010 Annual Report now available
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency's 2010 Annual Report is now available online. The report highlights the Agency's progress and accomplishments throughout the City, and contains information regarding expenditures for Fiscal Year 2010.

To view the report in it's entirety, click
here.

To download copies of the report by individual section, please visit the Redevelopment Agency Status Reports page
here.


News ImageAdmiral Kidd Park Expansion Grand Opening
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency and Councilmember James Johnson, 7th District, will host the Admiral Kidd Park Expansion Grand Opening on Saturday, March 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is open to the public and will feature entertainment, food and a children's area. The park is located on Santa Fe Avenue between 21st and W. Willard Streets.

For more information, please call (562) 570-3150.


News Image5th Annual Emerging Talent Design Competition - Registration Extended
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency has partnered with the Los Angeles Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Emerging Professionals group to host the 5th Annual Emerging Talent Design Competition. The deadline for late registration has been extended to Monday, March 21.
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News ImageLBDS newsletter now available
In this issue, learn about how the Planning Bureau has helped improve a retail centeras well as upcoming workshops, meetings and events.

To download a copy of the LBDS February/March 2011 newsletter, click here.




News ImagePublic invited to JR @ TED Gallery Opening!
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency, in collaboration with Phantom Galleries, invites you to the JR @ TED gallery public opening.

In an extraordinary move and in the spirit of JR's artwork, this typically exclusive TED experience will be open to the public. Everyone is invited to attend and help JR launch his TED "One Wish to Change the World" prize.

170 North Promenade
Thursday, March 3: Noon - 7 p.m.
Friday, March 4: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.


For more information, please visit:
http://www.tedprize.org/jr-one-artist-one-wish-to-change-the-world-will-you-join-him


News ImageCommunity Discussion on Planning and Design of North Branch Library
Please join Councilmember Steven Neal, 9th District, Councilwoman Rae Gabelich, 8th District, and LBDS staff for a Community Discussion on site planning and design of the North Branch Library.

Saturday, February 26, 2011
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Jordan High School Cafeteria
6500 Atlantic Avenue

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News ImageRDA and CSULB Release RFQ/RFP for Development of Broadway and Long Beach Boulevard
 The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency and California State University Long Beach Foundation is seeking a qualified Lessee/Partner to develop a site at Broadway and Long Beach Boulevard. The 1.7 acre site represents a significant opportunity for the development of a high-quality, architecturally significant urban Graduate Arts Campus and Student/Faculty Housing project in downtown Long Beach.
( Click here to view the RFP/RFQ )

News ImageBenefits of Redevelopment in Long Beach brochure now available
The Department of Development Services has released a "Benefits of Redevelopment in Long Beach" brochure. This brochure highlights the benefits of redevelopment as an essential tool for improving our City, and depicts what is at risk to Long Beach, such as the potential loss of $89.5 million in funds to be used towards planned public improvement projects over the next three years.

To view the brochure, click here.


News ImageLBDS January 2011 newsletter now available
In this month's issue, learn more about LBDS accomplishments in 2010, as well as upcoming workshops, meetings and events.

To download a copy of the LBDS January 2011 newsletter, click
here.


News ImageInside Long Beach January episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our hosts, Nautica de la Cruz and Faruq Tauheed, as they explore the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. In this month's episode, see an exciting new public art installation in North Long Beach, and learn about residential growth Downtown.

Watch the show here.


News ImageInside Long Beach December episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our hosts, Nautica de la Cruz and Faruq Tauheed, as they explore the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. In this month's episode, see the exciting improvements coming to Virginia Village, and visit two restaurants that worked with the RDA when opening their businesses.

Watch the show
here.

News ImageDecember 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
In this month's issue, learn more about the Downtown Plan, which outlines Long Beach's vision for the future, as well as upcoming workshops, meetings and events.

To download a copy of the LBDS December 2010 newsletter, click here.


News ImageInside Long Beach November episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our hosts, Nautica de la Cruz and Faruq Tauheed, as they explore the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. In this month's episode, see footage from our recent Season 3 Premiere and learn about the RDA's contribution to parks.

Watch the show here.


Long Beach Boulevard Rehabilitation Project Community Meeting
Long Beach Development Services and Councilwoman Rae Gabelich, 8th District, will be hosting a community meeting on the Long Beach Boulevard Rehabilitation Project on Monday, November 15 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Avila's Restaurant, 5345 Long Beach Boulevard.

For more information, click here.


News ImageNovember 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
In this month's issue, learn about building code changes taking effect in 2011, the recent North Village Center Community Workshop, as well as upcoming workshops, meetings and events.

To download a copy of the LBDS November 2010 newsletter, click
here.


News ImageNorth Village Center Community Workshop - Summary of Key Findings now available

On October 2, residents and business owners, along with 8th and 9th Council District Offices and Long Beach Development Services staff gathered at Jordan High School to discuss the proposed changes for the area known as the North Long Beach Village Center. To view the Summary of Key Findings, click here.


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News ImageInside Long Beach October episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our hosts, Nautica de la Cruz and Faruq Tauheed, as they explore the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. In this month's episode, see how the Redevelopment Agency partners with artists to bring public art to Long Beach, and transforms vacant storefronts and lots into temporary exhibition spaces.

Watch the video here.


News ImageOctober 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
In this month's issue, learn about the new bureaus joining Long Beach Development Services, building code changes taking effect in 2011, as well as upcoming workshops, meetings and events.

To download a copy of the LBDS October 2010 newsletter, click here.


News ImageCommunity Workshop on the Design of the North Village Center Project
Please join Councilmember Steven Neal, 9th District, Councilwoman Rae Gabelich, 8th District, and Long Beach Development Services Staff for a Community Workshop on the Design of the North Village Center Project; Saturday, October 2, at Jordan High School Cafeteria. Click here for more information.

News ImageInside Long Beach Red Carpet Premiere - Saturday, October 9
Join Inside Long Beach hosts Nautica de la Cruz and Faruq Tauheed when they roll out the red carpet for the third season premiere of the award-winning TV series that stars, "Our Town and Our Stories."
Click here for more information.

News ImageInside Long Beach: September episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our hosts, Nautica de la Cruz and Faruq Tauheed as they each explore the many positive changes taking place throughout the city.  In this month's episode, see the groundbreaking of the McBride Park Teen Center & Skate Park, and the recent grand opening of the new Marshalls department store in Bixby Knolls.
Watch the video
here.


News ImageSeptember 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
In this month's issue, learn about the upcoming Inside Long Beach Season 3 Premiere, as well as upcoming meetings and events.

To download a copy of the LBDS September 2010 newsletter, click
here.


News ImageInside Long Beach: August episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Faruq Tauheed, as he explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. In this month's episode, learn how this year's Summer and Music series is going green, see the recent Promenade Square Grand Opening and ArtExchange fundraiser, and take a look inside gallery421, downtown's newest upscale appartment community.

Watch the video
here.


News ImageAugust 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
In this month's issue, learn about the partnership between the RDA and Long Beach Housing Development Company, as well as upcoming meetings and events.

To download a copy of the LBDS August 2010 newsletter, click here.


News ImageInside Long Beach: July episode now available online
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Nautica de la Cruz, as she explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. In this month's episode, see the exciting changes underway on North Pine, and learn more about the work of the Pacific Avenue Taskforce.

Watch the video
here.

News ImageRFQ/RFP for North Branch Library Architectural Services
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency would like to engage the services of an architectural design firm with demonstrated experience in the design of urban libraries to provide architectural design services for a proposed library and community meeting space. The site is located in the heart of the proposed North Village Center development in North Long Beach.

To view the RFQ/RFP, click here.

To view other Development Opportunities, click here.


News ImageJuly 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
To download a copy of the July 2010 LBDS newsletter, click here.

News ImageRFQ/RFP for Development of The Promenade and Broadway now available
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency is pleased to offer an opportunity to purchase and develop a site at The Promenade and Broadway in the City of Long Beach. The site represents a significant opportunity for the development of a high-quality project in the heart of the downtown.

To view the RFQ/RFP, click here.

To view other Development Opportunities, click here.


News ImageRedevelopment Agency's 2009 Annual Report Now Available
The Redevelopment Agency's 2009 Annual Report is now available online. The report highlights the Agency's progress and accomplishments throughout the City, and contains information regarding expenditures for Fiscal Year 2009. This year, the report also covers the Agency's Programs and Initiatives, in addition to the Redevelopment Project Areas.

To view the report in it's entirety, click here.

To download copies of the report by individual section, please visit the Redevelopment Agency Status Reports page here.


News ImageJune 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
To download a copy of the June 2010 LBDS newsletter, click here.

News ImageInside Long Beach: May episode now available online!
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Nautica de la Cruz, as she explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. In this month's episode, learn more about Atlantic Avenue affordable housing projects, and take a tour of the North Project Area to see the exciting changes underway, including the new Marshalls coming to Bixby Knolls!

Watch the video
here.


News ImageMay 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
To download a copy of the May 2010 LBDS newsletter, click here.

News ImageInside Long Beach: April episode now available online!
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Nautica de la Cruz, as she explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. In this month's episode, learn more about the new Fire Station 12 being built by the RDA in North Long Beach, and find out more about the ArtExchange project in Downtown. Also learn about the Olive Court housing development and Washington Area Neighborhood. You don't want to miss this!

Watch the video here.



News ImageApril 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
To download a copy of the April 2010 LBDS newsletter, click here.

News ImageInside Long Beach: March episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Nautica de la Cruz, as she explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city.

Watch the video here.

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News ImageMarch 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
To download a copy of the March 2010 LBDS newsletter, click here.

News ImageInside Long Beach: February episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Nautica de la Cruz, as she explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city.

Watch the video here.


News ImageRDA Releases RFQ/RFP for Development of Broadway and Elm Avenue
The Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach is pleased to offer an opportunity to purchase and develop a site at Broadway and Elm Avenue in the City of Long Beach. The site represents a significant opportunity for the development of a high-quality project in an important gateway between the Downtown core and the East Village.


( To view the RFQ/RFP, click here. )

News ImageFebruary 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
To download a copy of the February 2010 LBDS newsletter, click here.

News ImagePine Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project Community Meeting
The Redevelopment Agency is embarking on a Pine Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project to improve the area around Pine Avenue in downtown Long Beach. Please join Councilmember Robert Garcia, 1st District, Councilmember Suja Lowenthal, 2nd District, and the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency for the second community meeting about the project on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 5:30 p.m., at the First Congregational Church, 241 Cedar Avenue.

For more information on the Pine Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project, click here.


News ImageInside Long Beach: January episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Nautica de la Cruz, as she explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city.

Watch the video here.


News ImageJanuary 2010 LBDS newsletter now available
To download a copy of the January 2010 LBDS newsletter, click here.

News ImageRDA Releases RFP for Development of East Anaheim Street and Atlantic Avenue
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency is seeking proposals from qualified developers for an exciting redevelopment project on East Anaheim Street and Atlantic Avenue. The site offers approximately 37,500 square feet of prime commercial real estate along the East Anaheim Corridor and is conveniently located close to downtown Long Beach.

To view the RFP, click here.

To view the Property Evaluation and ADA Survey, click here.


News ImageRDA Releases RFQ/RFP for Development of 3rd Street and Pacific Avenue
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency is pleased to offer an opportunity to purchase and develop a site at 3rd Street and Pacific Avenue in the City of Long Beach. The site represents a significant opportunity for the development of a high-quality project in the heart of the downtown.

( To view the RFQ/RFP, click here. )

News ImageInside Long Beach: December episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Nautica de la Cruz, as she explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city.

Watch the video here.



News ImageDowntown Long Beach Art Walk "Let There Be Light" Cell Phone Tour
The Redevelopment Agency invites you to view 28 light based art exhibits in 25 locations throughout the downtown. 

December 5 – January 10
Pedestrian Viewing: 5 pm – 1 am Nightly

For more information, visit DowntownLongBeachArtWalk.com.

For a tour guide and walking map, click here.


News ImageDecember 2009 LBDS newsletter now available
To download a copy of the December 2009 LBDS Newsletter, click here.

News ImageLBDS Now Recruiting for Spring Internship
The LBDS internship is a 12-week, unpaid program providing a hands-on learning opportunity about building processes, planning considerations and redevelopment activities in the 5th largest city in California. Interns will have an opportunity to work in each of the 3 bureaus under the direction of a Manager with knowledge and experience in their field, with the opportunity for ongoing mentorship.

Click here for more information.

News ImageInside Long Beach: November episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Nautica de la Cruz, as she explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. 

Watch the video here.

News ImageNovember 2009 LBDS newsletter now available
The November 2009 LBDS newsletter is now available online. To read the newsletter, click here.


News ImageOctober 2009 LBDS newsletter now available
The October 2009 LBDS newsletter is now available online. To read the newsletter, click here.


News ImageFY 2010 Project Area Committee Budgets now available
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency Project Area Committee budgets for Fiscal Year 2010 are now available. To view the budgets, click here.

News ImageInside Long Beach: September episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Nautica de la Cruz, as she explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. 

Watch the video here.


News ImageSeptember 2009 LBDS Newsletter now available
The September 2009 LBDS Newsletter is now available online. To read the newsletter, click here.

News ImageLong Beach Design District Implementation Plan now available

A dynamic new Design District is emerging in the neighborhood generally bounded by Anaheim Street, 14th Street, Temple Avenue and Redondo Avenue. Over the past few years, an influx of private investment from graphic design studios, architectural firms, construction management services, branding engineers and product development firms have located in the area, organically forming the Long Beach Design District. Agency staff has been collaborating with the district community to develop an action plan for future area improvements.

To view the plan, click here.


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News ImageInside Long Beach: August episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Nautica de la Cruz, as she explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. 

Watch the video here.

News ImageAugust 2009 LBDS newsletter now available
The August 2009 LBDS Newsletter is now available online. To read the newsletter, click here.

 

News ImagePine Avenue Streetscape Improvement Program Community Meeting

The Redevelopment Agency is embarking on a Pine Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project to improve the area around Pine Avenue in downtown Long Beach. Please join Councilmember Robert Garcia, 1st District, Councilmember Suja Lowenthal, 2nd District, and the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency at a community meeting about the project on:

August 17, 2009
6:00 pm
First Congregational Church
241 Cedar Avenue

For more information, click here.
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News ImageLBDS Now Recruting for Fall Internship

The LBDS internship is a 12-week, unpaid program providing a hands-on learning opportunity about building processes, planning considerations and redevelopment activities in the 5th largest city in California. Interns will have an opportunity to work in each of the 3 bureaus under the direction of a Manager with knowledge and experience in their field, with the opportunity for ongoing mentorship.

Click here for more information.



News ImageInside Long Beach: July episode now available
Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our host, Josh Nasar, as he explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city. 

Watch the video here.


News ImageRDA Releases RFP for Preservation and/or Adaptive Reuse of American Hotel
The Redevelopment Agency is seeking proposals for the preservation, rehabilitation and/or adaptive reuse in conjunction with new construction of a historically significant structure located at 224-230 East Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802.  All proposals from qualified private development companies, nonprofit groups, or individual developers will be considered.  To view exhibits to the RFP, click here.
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News ImageJuly 2009 LBDS Newsletter now available
The July 2009 LBDS Newsletter is now available online. To read the newsletter, click here.

News ImageDowntown Long Beach Market Study Report now available
RDA Staff and members of a community advisory committee are currently working with consultants on the creation of a Downtown Community Plan. To better understand the impact of proposed land uses, the RDA has commissioned a market analysis to assess the future market potential of greater downtown Long Beach.

To view the presentation and final report, click here.


News ImageInside Long Beach: June episode now available

Take a journey Inside Long Beach with our new host, Josh Nasar, as he explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city.

Watch the video here.



News ImageLBDS June 2009 newsletter now available
The June 2009 LBDS Newsletter is now available online. To read the newsletter, click here.

News ImageInside Long Beach: May episode now available

Take a journey Inside Long Beach with your host, Dan Farias as he explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city.

Watch the video here.

 



News ImageLBDS May 2009 Newsletter Now Available
The May 2009 LBDS Newsletter is now available online. To read the newsletter, click here.


News ImageCinco de Mayo Latin Jazz Dance Party at Expo POSTPONED
The Cinco de Mayo Latin Jazz Dance Party has been postponed until summer.

If you've already purchased your ticket for this event, please contact the BKBIA
at (562) 595-0081

News ImageInside Long Beach: April Episode Now Available

Take a journey Inside Long Beach with your host, Dan Farias as he explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city.

Watch the video here.



News ImageLBDS Now Recruiting for Summer Internship

The LBDS internship is a 12-week, unpaid program providing a hands-on learning opportunity about building processes, planning considerations and redevelopment activities in the 5th largest city in California. Interns will have an opportunity to work in each of the 3 bureaus under the direction of a Manager with knowledge and experience in their field, with the opportunity for ongoing mentorship.

Click here for more information.



News ImageCall-To-Artists for Temporary Public Art Announced

The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency and the Arts Council for Long Beach have announced a Call-To-Artists for temporary public art; work will be exhibited in a vacant lot at the northwest corner of Ocean Boulevard and Lime Avenue in the City of Long Beach. Deadline for submissions is Thursday, April 30, 2009.

Click here for more information.



News ImageRedevelopment Agency's 2008 Year End Project Report Now Available

The Redevelopment Agency's 2008 Year End Project Report is now available online. The report highlights the Agency's progress and accomplishments throughout the City, and contains information regarding expenditures for Fiscal Year 2008. This year, the report also covers the Agency's Communications and Parking Operations programs, in addition to the Redevelopment Project Areas.

To view the report in it's entirety, click here.

To download copies of the report by individual section, please visit our Publications page
here.



News ImageInside Long Beach: March Episode Now Available

Take a journey Inside Long Beach with your host, Dan Farias as he explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city.

Watch the video here.


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News ImageJazz the Ides of March - March 15, 2009
On Sunday afternoon, March 15, great jazz will fill the air in Bixby Knolls. Some of LA’s finest jazz stars will entertain at a benefit for the Long Beach Shakespeare Company and the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association, at an event made possible by the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency. 

For tickets and information, visit http://www.bixbyknollsinfo.com/expo.html 
or call the Richard Goad Theatre at 562-997-1443.

( Download a flyer for this event here. )
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News ImageRDA Installs Orange Twist in North Long Beach
On Friday, February 20, 2009 the Redevelopment Agency installed “Orange Twist," a large sculpture on the Atlantic Avenue median at 45th Place in North Long Beach.  The Agency invested $104,000 in this work of public art, which will remain on permanent display at the location.  The sculpture is made of a stone-like material and is 12 feet long and 9 feet wide.  The Orange Twist sits atop a granite base, and is part of the RDA's commercial corridor revitalization project in the area.  (Photo courtesy of Blair Cohn)

News ImageRDA, Phantom Galleries Partnership Unveils Temporary Art Galleries Throughout Downtown LB
In October 2008, the RDA entered into a partnership with Phantom Galleries Los Angeles (PGLA) to activate vacant storefronts throughout Downtown Long Beach and install public art in various mediums.  PGLA has now launched several exhibits throughout various locations.  Exhibits are on display on a rotating basis throughout Long Beach.
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News ImageInside Long Beach: February episode now online

Take a journey Inside Long Beach with your host, Dan Farias as he explores the many positive changes taking place throughout the city.

This episode looks at how the RDA and LBHDC work closely with our community partners to accomplish great things, while also exploring the RDA's impact on jobs, housing, and the Long Beach economy.

Watch the video here.


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RDA bringing new housing, retail, restaurant and an environmentally friendly library to North Long Beach
Read an article in the Gazette about the North Village Center development here.

RDA Marketing & Communications Campaign wins California Redevelopment Association's 2009 Award of Excellence

The Long Beach RDA’s "Building a Better Long Beach" marketing and communications campaign has received the California Redevelopment Association’s 2009 Awards of Excellence in the Education, Marketing & Publications category.


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News ImageInside Long Beach January Episode
In this month's episode, watch great stories about:  
  • Long Beach Villages at Cabrillo, providing homes to formerly homeless LB residents
  • The recent lighting celebration in Downtown Long Beach - the new happiest place on earth!
  • The transformation of Andy Street
  • Parks and open space developments throughout the City

 Watch the 30-minute show here.


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RDA Board Meeting: December 15, 2008 Agenda Now Available
To download a copy of the RDA Board Agenda for December 15, 2008, click here. 
         
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RDA Board Meeting: September 15, 2008 Agenda Now Available
To download a copy of the RDA Board Agenda for September 15, 2008, click here.
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Inside Long Beach: New Program Highlights RDA's Work
The RDA is partnering with the Long Beach Housing Development Company and Long Beach TV-Channel 8 on a new series that will explore projects and programs throughout Long Beach that improve our community.  To watch a trailer of the show, click here.

RDA Announces RFP for Relocation of Julian Ship Supply
The RDA is seeking proposals for the relocation, preservation, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of Julian Ship Supply.  This historically significant structure is located at 505 West Broadway Avenue, in Downtown Long Beach.  All proposals from qualified private development companies, nonprofit groups, or individual developers will be considered.  For a copy of the RFP, click here.

RDA Announces Historic Homes in Drake Park/Willmore City District Available for Purchase, Restoration
The RDA has made four historic homes available to the public for purchase and restoration.  As part of its Willmore Historic Homes project that relocated three of the four early 20th century homes, the RDA is seeking proposals for the ownership and restoration of the following:
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RDA: Agency ending blight, crime
A May 29, 2008 story in the Press-Telegram highlighted the RDA's strategic efforts to eliminate blight and crime from communities.  Click "more" to read the full article.
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RDA Executive Director Craig Beck on LBTV8's Heart of the City
Watch Long Beach Redevelopment Agency Executive Director Craig Beck and Councilmember Gerrie Schipske discussing Redevelopment and Long Beach Development Services activities on "Heart of the City,"  LBTV's public affairs program.  Watch the video here.