Greenland USA has delivered the fourth and final tower at Metropolis, a-6.3-acre mixed-use property in Downtown Los Angeles with condos, for-lease apartments, retail and a hotel. Thea is the final tower in the project, standing at 56 stories with 685 units, 24/7 lobby ambassadors and a full suite of amenities. Following outbound restrictions from China, Greenland is the among the very few Chinese developers with a project in Downtown Los Angeles.

Metropolis has been under construction for several years, delivering its first two towers in 2017 and 2018. “Five years ago we set out to redefine the Downtown Los Angeles skyline by creating an inviting and thriving live-work-play community in the center of Los Angeles,” Winston Yan, general manager of Greenland USA, tells “We are proud to have delivered a world-class community that families and young professionals as well as commercial tenants call home—a place that is served by mass transit, award-winning cultural organizations, and a vibrant, walkable cityscape.”

Originally a parking lot, Metropolis includes the 308-unit Tower I; the 514-unit Tower II; the 350-room boutique Hotel Indigo; and 70,000 square feet of retail space, along with the now complete Thea at Metropolis, which has a temporary certificate of occupancy. The center of the amenity package is a 67,500-square-foot outdoor Skypark.

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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