The developers are aiming for LEED Gold certification for theCampus at Playa Vista buildings, which are being designed byGensler and will be surrounded by 20 acres of park space. Uponcompletion of all phases, the 1.6 million sf at the campus willinclude the redevelopment of more than 500,000 sf of historicbuildings. Financing for the development is being provided byCalifornia National Bank.

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new corporate headquarters for Belkin will consolidate thecompany's operations from elsewhere in the Los Angeles area. Belkinwas represented by Scott Chalmers, president of Kenrick VenturesInc.

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Located in the eastern portion of Playa Vista, the Campus atPlaya Vista is adjacent to the intersection of Jefferson Boulevardand Centinela Avenue in West Los Angeles. The site includes ahistoric district built by Howard Hughes that was home to theHughes Aircraft Co.

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Each building will include four stories of class A office spaceabove two levels of podium parking. The top floor of each buildingwill have a landscaped deck/green roof with a 1,000-sf patio fortenant use. In addition, tenants will have access to three 9,000-sflandscaped patios connecting the buildings.

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The approximately 20 acres of new parks that will surround thebuildings will feature landscaped gardens, various athletic courtsand fields, a skateboarding park, a performance band shell andwater features. Playa Vista, the first mixed-use community to bebuilt in West Los Angeles in the last 50 years, already includesretail and housing, with about 6,500 residents. Its is situatedbetween Marina Del Rey and Westchester, about a mile from thebeach.

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