Project Tours

Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach Tour

Aug. 31, 8 - 11 a.m.

The Port of Long Beach is the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a leader in innovative goods movement, safety, environmental stewardship and sustainability. As the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, the Port handles trade valued at $170 billion annually. Supporting 2.6 million jobs across the nation, more than 575,000 in Southern California, the Port of Long Beach is one of the few U.S. ports that can welcome today’s largest vessels, serving 175 shipping lines with connections to 217 seaports around the world.

Don’t miss this special, 90-minute narrated boat tour. Once aboard, see up-close the operations at the second-busiest Port in the nation, with towering cranes, the most advanced and green terminal in the world, new infrastructure projects such as the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement, and possibly even catch a glimpse of local marine life including sea lions and dolphins.

This tour is sold out.

Presented by the Port of Long Beach


South Bay Adaptive Reuse Tour

Aug. 31, 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.

This project tour begins with an up-close look at 888 North Douglas. This unique campus, originally utilized for transportation and aerospace manufacturing, has been transformed for the modern workforce while preserving architectural elements such as exposed wood beams and a sawtooth roof. Explore the features and functionality of this stylish complex. Next, from the comfort of the tour bus, get a glimpse and hear the stories of three local development projects making headlines: Amazon Hawthorne, a last-touch/same-day delivery fulfillment facility; Amazon at Skypark Torrance, a fulfillment center converted from a former Costco store that was one of the priciest industrial deals in a decade, according to CoStar Group; and a former Boeing C-17 facility.

This tour is sold out.


 

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