The City of Los Angeles is moving closer to redeveloping the aging Rancho San Pedro public housing complex, with the selection of a development team for the project.

A source indicates that One San Pedro Collaborative - a team led by The Richman Group with co-developers National CORE and Century Housing - has been selected to rebuild and expand upon Rancho San Pedro, which was built across a 21-acre site in the 1940s.  Other members of the project team also include SVA Architects and City Fabrick.

The winning proposal calls for the construction of up to 1,626 residential units, including:

  • 478 units to replace the existing RSP complex;
  • 558 new affordable rental units;
  • 132 new affordable homeownership units;
  • 416 new market-rate rental units; and
  • 42 new market-rate homeownership units.

Plans also call for a mix of retail and community services within the building, including a grocery store, a pharmacy, community-serving shops and restaurants, educational and health services, and a Boys & Girls Club.

Open space and greenery are also planned throughout the Rancho San Pedro site, including a two-acre park at Palos Verdes Street, a pedestrian promenade at Beacon Street, multiple jogging trails, and a 1.5-acre youth development center.

Construction of the proposed development would begin with the 478 replacement units for the existing Rancho San Pedro complex, with the remaining affordable and market rate units to follow in later phases.

Richman and its partners beat out three other finalists for the Rancho San Pedro development rights, including teams led by Abode Communities, Holland Partner Group, and New Economics for Women.