Here in Woodland Hills we already offer our residents and visitors a wide variety of amenities and entertainment, but with the Woodland Hills Warner Center 2035 Plan our neighborhood will become even more exciting. The group planning the WC 2035 development strives to enhance our area to offer more opportunities to work, live and play within a pedestrian-friendly radius.
At the end of 2013, the Los Angeles City Council approved a $3 billion plan to transform the 47-acre Rocketdyne site into a new, sustainable urban neighborhood. Plans include residences, office space, retail sites, an assisted living facility and a hotel. With a total of 5 million square feet of planned development plus a 5-acre central park, Warner Center 2035 will be a significant boost to our area. Planned residential space of 3.95 million square feet, plus 1.1 million square feet of offices, will bring an estimated 20,000 residential dwelling units and 49,000 jobs when the project is complete.
Focusing on the concept of a pedestrian-oriented community, this development project will incorporate multiple public and alternative transportation opportunities, so even if you don’t choose to live within Woodland Hills, you will have a many options to select from when you visit or work in the area.
Incorporating environmentally sustainable elements, the developers plan to include strategies to conserve water, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, optimize energy and provide green open space to enhance the overall quality of life in Woodland Hills Warner Center. Many of the planned structures will be designed to allow for views of the central park; will include interior courtyards and plants at the podium level as well as smaller, private rooftop terraces and balconies. The focus on eco-friendly design will be evident to local workers, residents and visitors alike.
The Woodland Hills Warner Center 2035 Plan will significantly add to our area following the recent groundbreaking of the $350 million The Village at Westfield across the street at Owensmouth Avenue and Victory Boulevard. The Village at Westfield will include open-air shopping and dining options.
Boston Global Investments has partnered with the Los Angeles office of St Louis-based HOK architectural firm and Los Angeles-based Arup, an engineering and design consulting firm to create this Transit Oriented Development (TOD). The Rocketdyne site is bordered by Canoga and Owensmouth avenues, Vanowen Street and Victory Boulevard. Once the development plan is complete, the property will be sold to a developer to begin the project.
We look forward to the changes coming to our area and to becoming even more of a destination location.