Mixed Use / Residential

Since inception Lowe has developed over $1.5 billion of commercial properties nationwide including award winning urban mixed use projects as well as office, industrial and retail projects, and we currently have another $1.0 billion of properties under development. In addition, Lowe has completed $1 billion of masterplanned community and multifamily project development and redevelopment. Our team of seasoned development and construction managers adds value throughout the development process - from site selection through completion.

We are proud that our track record of high quality projects earned the firm National Developer of the Year honor from NAIOP in 2002. Lowe's market based approach to development ensures that our projects consistently outperform the market in both occupancy and overall return. Our properties provide high quality environments for our occupants and visitors while retaining their value over time and enhancing our local communities.

Seattle, WA
Lowe and Alecta, Sweden's largest mutual pension company, have formed a joint venture to develop a high-rise residential building at 1321 Seneca in the First Hill area of Seattle, Wash. The 24-story condominium tower with 168 for-sale units is the first high-rise residential building developed in the First Hill neighborhood since 1982 and among the first in the downtown Seattle area since 2008. With the vibrant Pike/Pine Triangle nearby, area residents enjoy easy access to a wide variety of restaurants, shops, galleries and clubs.

Los Angeles, CA
The Garey Building
A joint venture between Lowe Enterprises, Megatoys and institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management , this two-building, 320-unit apartment community is located in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles. Located between 1st and 2nd Streets, the project comprises two five-story buildings flanking Garey Street, which has been converted to a pedestrian paseo that provides an active public space and is the centerpiece of the community with 15,000 square feet of retail space. The property’s architectural style is a modern expression of the historic industrial character of the area and is designed to LEED certification standards.

San Diego, CA
San Diego Community College District/IDEA District
The San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) selected the team of Lowe Enterprises and I.D.E.A. Partners to enter into a long-term ground lease and create a mixed-use development in the I.D.E.A. District on a full city block in downtown San Diego. Lowe and I.D.E.A. Partners’ plan for the 1.37 acre site is to create an urban mixed-use project with creative office space, apartments and street level shops and restaurants. This development is designed to be the catalyst for the 95+acre I.D.E.A. District, Innovation+Design+Education+Arts, an innovative approach to creating a vibrant jobs cluster at the intersection of design and technology.

Culver City, CA
Ivy Station
Lowe was selected to serve as developer for a mixed-use, urban infill project at the phase I terminus of the new Metro Expo light rail in Culver City, California. The Washington/National project will comprise a dynamic mix of residential, office, retail, and hotel properties at the five-acre transit station property. The project is expected to include approximately 500,000 square feet within a gateway development linking two historic downtown areas of the City. The Expo light rail service will open in 2012 serving a route to downtown Los Angeles. Phase II of the Expo rail service will ultimately connect further west to Santa Monica. The Washington/National development will be the first large-scale mixed-use development located on the Expo line.
Washington, DC
Fort Totten Square
In partnership with the JBG Companies, Lowe is developing Fort Totten Square, a mixed-use community located on a large parcel of land near the Fort Totten Metro Station in Northeast Washington, D.C. Fort Totten Square will include 350 apartments and a 120,000 square foot urban-format Walmart with full-service grocery on the ground floor, in addition to select smaller retailers. There will be approximately 450 retail parking spaces and 325 residential parking spaces, for a total of approximately 775 parking spaces. Fort Totten Square will combine the best qualities of urban living with the feel of less densely populated suburban communities.

Washington, DC
Washington Hilton
In 2007, Lowe teamed with Canyon-Johnson Urban Funds (CJUF), a joint venture between Canyon Capital Realty Advisors and Earvin “Magic Johnson”. Upon acquisition, Lowe began a $150 million, top-to-bottom restoration of the historic property. The restoration included a makeover of all 1,070 guestrooms, meeting rooms and function spaces, the lobby, restaurants and all public areas. Lowe concurrently developed a plan and secured approvals to add a residential component to the property which is currently in the planning phase.

Washington, DC
City Vista is a mixed-use development project located in the Mt. Vernon triangle section of Washington DC. The project includes 441 condominiums and 244 rental apartments, 20% of which are reserved as affordable housing. The project also includes a 55,000 square foot urban lifestyle Safeway and an additional 60,000 square feet of retail space including a fitness center, restaurants, and convenience and specialty stores. Construction began in late 2005, the final CityVista asset was sold in 2010.

Brea, CA
Brea Marketplace
Brea Place is a 1.7 million square foot mixed-use development which includes 350,000 square feet of service, entertainment and promotional retail. At Brea Place, Lowe developed on-site amenities including day-care, health club, retail, restaurants, entertainment and hotel facilities.