Category Archives: Food Industry & Cold Storage

Food manufacturing, processing, and distribution. Seafood, produce, poultry, beef, dairy and food ingredients intended for grocery stores, restaurants, and institutions. Facilities with freezers, coolers, USDA processing areas, blast freezers, flash freezers, and slaughterhouses.

DTLA Seafood District Refashions Itself

In the past year, the seafood district of Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) got a PR boost from some local seafood company owners and artists. Below is the vision they have set forth.

During the 1920’s, a relatively unknown, approximately twenty-acre northern section in the sprawling Los Angeles Industrial District was home to a concentrated number of businesses with names like American Fish, Holly Seafood and Central Fish & Oyster Company.  With mottos like “If it swims, we have it!”, many of these family-operated companies were owned by Japanese, Italian and Irish immigrants who specialized in commercial fishing, processing, distribution and cross-pacific imports. Their smokehouses and cold storage facilities provided to local restaurants, hotels, airports, grocery stores, and civic institutions throughout Southern California.

In the late 1970’s, economic migration pushed the greater Industrial District near the brink of urban decay. Yet, dozens of these original seafood businesses remained and continued to operate, only hidden behind secure walls and fences. Sadly, their colorful, oceanic history faded while façades and sidewalks gradually fell into various states of disrepair.

In 2017, a close group of neighbors, including a handful of the 100 year-old seafood companies still owned by the original founders’ families, has come together to reclaim our neighborhood’s lost identity as “The North Sea.” We have launched a self-funded, beautification program involving thematic murals, sidewalk landscaping, a variety of sculptural interventions, and lots and lots of elbow grease. Our mission is to restore a sense of place and community pride. We hope you enjoy our results. Please come visit us soon. [excerpted from http://www.northseadtla.net/]

Over the past 24 years, we have leased and sold many buildings for the seafood industry on DTLA streets such as Kohler, Gladys, Alameda, Ceres, Crocker, Stanford and 5th. Although the areas is encompassed by Skid Row, the merchants do their business despite all the indigents and their filth.

Food Commissary, Kitchen, Coolers, Freezers, Hoods – FOR SALE in Los Angeles, California

TURNKEY 2006 BUILT COMMERCIAL KITCHEN, COMMISSARY, BAKERY, FOOD PREP BUILDING available for sale including all kitchen, baking, and cooking equipment. Building converted to food production in 2006 so equipment is in good condition.

+ 1,446 SF Freezers & 2,074 SF Coolers
+ USDA, FDA & Organic Blast Cooler & Blast Freezer
+ 8,350 SF Food Processing, Floor Drains, Hoods
+ Dock High Loading, Fenced Yard

Rare opportunity to purchase a quality food commissary with dock high loading and fenced parking. Multiple hoods in kitchen, blast cooler, blast freezer, two storage freezers, two storage coolers, ice machine, waste interceptor with sewer discharge rights, laundry room, dish room, employee break/lunch room, QA/QC lab and test kitchen. Sloped floors with clean trench and circular drains. Baking ovens.

26,000 square foot building with a bonus 5,000 square feet of upstairs offices and storage. Minutes from a major freeway in Southern California. Great for bakery, co-packer, sauces, soups, meal prep and delivery, restaurant catering, meat, poultry, seafood processing etc… For more information contact exclusive real estate listing agent, Matthew 323-767-2033, BRE #01188251.

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Cooler Freezer Food Building Listings – For Lease / Sale in Los Angeles area

Please see the following available property listings of freezer, cooler, and food processing buildings over 10,000 square feet in size for sale or lease in Los Angeles County. Including Vernon, Commerce, and Downtown L.A. Ideal for cold storage or food manufacturing. Suitable for produce, meat, dairy, seafood, poultry/chicken, commissary, food prep, beverage, juice, brewery, or food distribution warehouse uses.

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Food Processing Freezer Cooler Building – For Sale, Los Angeles County

ruchti-20151215-95A great food production and cold storage facility. The owner built coolers and freezer in 2004 that are 43 feet high which accommodate 5 high racking. The facility has floor drains, washable walls, clarifier/interceptor with wastewater discharge, pasteurization machinery and liquid silos, 13 truck high loading positions, and is situated on a large 116,740 square foot lot of M2 zoned land in the City of South Gate, Los Angeles County, California.

Freezer/cooler room, 43 foot high ceiling, 5 high and 4 deep racking

Located 20 minutes from the Port of LA, LAX, and Downtown Los Angeles. Visible from the 710 Long Beach Freeway. Central Southern California location.

The building lends itself to the following food industries: meat, beef, poultry, fish/seafood, eggs, dairy (milk, cheese), beverages like kombucha or juice, brewery, bakery, frozen food manufacturing, prepared meal delivery, commercial kitchen, airline commissary, produce processing, etc… For sale listing: Download Aerial Brochure. This is a rare opportunity to acquire such a high quality food facility. Was built to USDA and SQF food safety specifications.

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