Watt Communities and Presidio Residential Capital have broken ground on a new development in the West Hills neighborhood. 

The project, called New Heights, is located at 22135 Roscoe Boulevard in West Hills.  Plans call for 43 single-family residences with lot sizes ranging between 1,900 and 2,290 square feet.  The project is valued at more than $25 million, according to the developers.

Vertical construction of New Heights is expected to begin in December.

This is the fifth joint venture between Watt Communities and Presidio Residential of San Diego.

Rendering of New Heights. Image courtesy of Watt Communities & Presidio Residential Capital.

Highland Park Senior Housing Project Faces Appeal

Plans call for a three-story building with 17 residential units.

This week, the East Los Angeles Area Planning Commission will take up an appeal of the St. Mary Senior Citizen Housing Project, a proposed senior apartment building in Highland Park. The project, the applicant for which is listed as the Presiding priest of the Holy Virgin Mary, calls for the construction of a three-story, 17-unit development at 767 N. Avenue 50.