AvalonBay Communities is driven by a bold purpose: creating a better way to live. This is accomplished by providing distinct apartment living experiences that contribute to local communities. As a real estate investment trust with 27 years of experience, AvalonBay owns and operates 62 communities with over 18,000 homes throughout Southern California alone.

Abode Communities is an influential and responsive nonprofit affordable housing provider working to advance housing and social equity to strengthen neighborhoods, enhance livelihoods, and connect people and places. Since its founding in 1968, the organization has developed nearly 50 affordable, supportive, and mixed-use residential communities serving more than 13,000 Californians.

Design Team

Koning Eizenberg Architecture (KEA) leads the design vision and master planning effort for West LA Commons. KEA fosters architecture as a social medium, one that improves daily life and drives housing equity as part of neighborhood building. Based in Santa Monica, the firm’s work includes the architectural design of more than 1,800 residential units throughout Los Angeles County

OLIN is a globally renowned landscape architecture practice that has been creating distinguished landscapes and urban designs for more than 45 years. Through their work, the studio creates vibrant places for human interaction, recreation, and community building. OLIN’s award-winning projects cross boundaries of scale, typology, and site condition, yet are all driven by a central mission: to create places that enhance life. OLIN’s design expertise is highlighted by more than 30 mixed-use developments and 40 master-planned projects.

Quality housing is a cornerstone of today’s public dialogue and its commitment to designing and building smart, sustainable housing is the foundation of AC Martin’s Multi-Family Residential Studio. Formerly known as Togawa Smith Martin, AC Martin is a recognized leader in the residential sector with over 50,000 built units. As  executive architect, they bring more than 45 years of code/zoning knowledge, industry innovation, and smart project planning focused on constructible and affordable multifamily units.