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Santa Monica Hardware Store Closing

February 27, 2020

February 27, 2020

Retailer to close August 2020 By Sam Catanzaro One of Santa Monica’s last hardware and lumber stores is closing this...

Controversial Housing Bill SB 50 is Back

January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020

Sen. Scott Wiener offers amended version of bill that would override local control for housing developments near transit and job...

Rising Waters and Five Suggestions

December 12, 2019

December 12, 2019

[Nearly four year ago, our colleague Mario Fonda-Bonardi prepared this cogent overview of the local impacts of sea-level rise. It’s...

Six Big Lies Keeping the Real Estate Bubble Inflated (Part 2)

November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019

Last week’s SMa.r.t. article was from a guest columnist, Dick Platkin,  who is writing about the Big Lies that the...

Construction Set to Begin on 100-unit Lincoln Boulevard Mixed-Use Project

November 5, 2019

November 5, 2019

Spring groundbreaking for 1430 Lincoln Boulevard By Sam Catanzaro Construction is set to start next spring for a mixed-use development...

The City Must Redo and Recirculate the EIR for the Massive Project at 4th and Arizona

January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019

Let’s just say it: This is Hines ALL OVER AGAIN! An Environmental Impact Report (EIR) that doesn’t select qualified alternatives...