Manhattan Beach

Published in Smell The Coffee

California has mandated that 50% of all energy supplied in the state be sourced from renewable energy providers by the year 2030 and 100% renewable by 2045.  Are you excited about Manhattan Beach being on the forefront of the Green New Deal in terms of spending an additional $100,000/year and up to make sure the electricity used by our city facilities is 100% green now?  Neither are we.


Published in Smell The Coffee

Fireworks at City Hall ensued as the result of a letter that we penned to the entire City Council - and posted on NextDoor - regarding Council's decision to not require a 'special events' permit for a clearly partisan event that was being organized by one of the sitting council members.


Published in South Bay Real Estate News
Extremely large lots, many with ocean views, are rapidly being developed in the Manhattan Beach Hill section.  Look for a slew of brand new homes in the Hill section in 2020.  Will any be available for sale?

Published in South Bay Real Estate News
Just as we were reflecting on the market softness at the upper end of luxury home sales here in the South Bay, a super luxurious 3-year old Tree section home listed for $6.7 million sells in a week.  Seems like the real estate gods are toying with us.

Published in Realty Bites
Mike and Sachi just put into escrow a 1700 sqft fixer on a prime East Manhattan lot.  List price was $1,579,000.  This is the 5th developable lot we've sold this year in Manhattan Beach.  You can read more about this and the other 4 lots we've sold so far in 2018 here.

Published in Smell The Coffee
The Manhattan Beach City Council met August 21 and approved the draft "Five-Year Plan to Address Homelessness in Our Community."  Here are the key takeaways from that council meeting's discussion of the plan.