For a limited time in 2012, there was an outbreak of sales within a complex of townhomes at Aviation Place – a complex that's not only east of Sepulveda but east of Aviation Blvd., too, and yet still, officially, in Manhattan Beach.
Back then, 6 of the 28 units sold within 6 months. That certainly made the MBC radar, and we wrote it up in, "Hoppin' at Aviation Place" (Oct. 2012, covering 5 of the sales).
From that moment forward, the Manhattan Beach real estate market heated up relentlessly, and none - not one, nada, zilch – none of the townhomes in this complex sold.
It's as if 2012 had been some sort of finish line. The sales were just done for a while.
Well, Rip Van Winkle has just woken up in one of the units to find that his condo may well be……