This article appears in the April 16-22, 2012 edition of the Los Angeles Business Journal.
By Jacquelyn Ryan Monday, April 16, 2012
At Myrtle Avenue and Duarte Road in Monrovia, there’s a defunct train station with busted windows and holes in the walls. Just to the south is a recycling center and carwash. And it’s not much better to the north, the site of a vacant lot surrounded by a chain-link fence.
Decrepit, yes. But what Blaine Fetter sees is something entirely different: a neighborhood of 500 residences of young professionals and families, and a gleaming 125,000-square-foot office building filled with bustling workers.
That’s the transformation he expects from his Station Square development as the Metro Gold Line is extended from Pasadena to Azusa, with a stop along the way in Monrovia.
Read the complete story in today’s Los Angeles Business Journal. You can also read a text only version on the Construction Authority website: http://bit.ly/HN5LKm