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Location: 300 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA., United States of America 90277

Client: STARBUCKS / hu mn+ lab+ inc.

Site Area: 24,840 sq ft / 0.230 hectares Size: +37,000 gross sq ft / 3,437.41 gross sq m


This commercial development project, partnered with STARBUCKS coffee roasters, and hu mn+ lab architects, looks at the feasibility and the under developed/appreciated usage to potential. Located on a high traffic corner, along Pacific Coast Highway, near and across the street from Redondo Beach High School, will only add to its current value and its potential to provide a professional atmosphere, and pander to current customers.

Currently, STARBUCKS, at this corner location generates 3.1M$ annually. Just by adding a drive through window, under the new development, will increase its revenue annually to a projected 5.6M$ location, almost doubling its currents output/revenue. STARBUCKS current property is two parcels, and the next two to the north are being acquired to become one CB-2 zone.

This new location will attract both the current high schoolers/regular patrons, as well as the new professional tenants located in the buildings approximate 37,854 square feet of rentalable office spaces. With underground parking, and green roofs, that can be used as common areas for each offices, boasts an indoor/outdoor work/live balance.

The faćade, pays homage to the stone/jeweled streets, of Redondo Beach, Topaz, Emerald, Ruby, Saphire, and of course…+the_DIAMOND /.


Design: 2019,  Construction: TBD

Type: commercial development

Project Team:

Executive Architect: hu mn+ lab+inc.

Construction Manager: TBD

Structural/MEP Engineer: TBD

Civil Engineer: TBD

Architectural Lighting: Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design, Inc.

Collaborative Artist: TBD

Code Consultant: Rolf Jensen Associates

General Contractor: TBD

Landscape Architect: Richard Haag Associates Inc.

Signage and Graphics: Kate Keating Associates

Acoustical Engineer: Thorburn Associates

Cost Estimator: TBD

Vertical Transportation: TBD

Curtain Wall Consultant: Curtain Wall Design & Consulting, Inc.

Geotechnical Consultant: Geomatrix

Natural Ventilation Modeling: Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory