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CurbedWire: West Millennium Exploring All Options, Santa Monica Homeless Count

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DOWNTOWN: The fate of downtown's Brockman, that beautiful adaptive re-use project on 530 W. 7th that suspended leasing last month, remains unclear. Dilip Ram, CEO, of West Millennium, the project's developer, told us last week that the Los Angeles-based company is "exploring all options" in regards to West Millennium's future. Norman Salter, chairman of the West Millennium, and the head of Salter Construction (which is part of West Millennium) stated that construction had stopped on some of their projects, but declined to go into detail about individual developments. "The real estate market has been [hit] in an unprecedented way," he said. "We are not immune. We are hurting." [Curbed Staff] Via [Flickr user Amy. Arch]

SANTA MONICA: The city of Santa Monica will present the findings of the 2009 City-Wide Homeless Count at a community forum next Monday. According to the press release: "The presentation will reveal new statistical information on the City’s homeless community, highlighting relevant trends and population shifts. The 2009 Count was designed to gauge the initial progress of Santa Monica’s Action Plan to Address Homelessness, which was adopted by the City Council last year. Monday’s presentation will feature some of the early success of the Action Plan, and will detail the Plan’s key initiatives moving forward." This meeting will take place at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, East Wing, at 6:30 pm. [Curbed Inbox]