Fusion 2018 – Year in Review

2018 was a great year for home sales in Fusion At South Bay, one of the South Bay’s only newer construction gated communities.  There were 17 home sales with the low price of the year at $670,000 for a 1,000 (est) foot B floorplan and the highest price of the year was $855,000 for a 3 bedroom J unit.  The unit originally sold even higher but ran into appraisal issues.  The average price per foot (which doesn’t necessarily mean as much as usual as some realtors use the builders data, showing larger square footage, and some realtors use the tax assessor’s data, which is often much smaller) was $597 and median price per foot was at $602.  Located in the Hollyglen neighborhood of Hawthorne, Fusion sits just across the street from Manhattan Beach which lends itself to an even higher demand as many buyers are priced out of the adjacent neighborhoods.  The homes were generally built in 2006-2008 (with some variance).  Although there are currently no active homes for sale we do update our active Fusion listings page so visit to see any new listings.

Average days on market was 11 for the year….incredible.

Closed Price – List Price
Price per foot
Bed/ Baths
Sq Feet
Close Date
5404 W
149th PL #12
$815,000  $798,000
5410 W
149th PL #14
$805,000  $785,000
5511 W
149th PL #15
$730,000  $699,000
5509 W
149th PL #10
$680,000  $649,000
5403 W
149th PL #6
$803,000  $798,900
5507 W
149th PL #8
$700,000  $679,000
5514 W
149th PL #2
$746,999  $759,000
5405 W
149TH PL #10
$650,000  $629,000
5408 W
149th PL #4
$825,000  $810,000
5510 W
149th PL #8
$670,000  $675,000
5408 W
149th PL #7
$690,000  $649,000
5401 W
149th PL #9
$685,000  $679,000
5506 W
149th PL #2
$715,000  $725,000
5400 W
149th PL #7
$855,000  $880,000
5507 W
149th PL  #9
$695,000  $680,000
5507 W
149th PL #11
$844,000  $847,500
5404 W
149th PL #10
$685,000  $675,000

What’s Nearby? Downtown Manhttan Beach

Downtown Manhattan Beach

There are endless reasons that make Manhattan Beach such a unique and special town, and certainly one of them is the small town charm.  As with any good town, the heart of the city is located in the downtown shopping and dining area.  Only this town center sits just steps from one of the nicest beaches in the world and it’s hard Evening in Downtown Manhattan Beachnot to be amazed and dazzled by the location.  With a variety of restaurants both casual and fine dining, sports bars to catch the games, a boutique and hip hotel and shops for just about everyone, downtown Manhattan Beach really epitomizes the casual yet elegant feel of the city itself.  In addition to the abundance of activities in the center of the city, just a short walk down the street leads you to the sand of world famous Manhattan Beach as well as the Manhattan Beach pier, Roundhouse Aquarium, and the bike and walk paths of The Strand, Manhattan Beach’s oceanfront walk.

Map of downtown Manhattan Beach.


Multiple Open Houses in Fusion South Bay 8/25 and 8/26



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BEDROOMS   |   3  BATHS  |  1,790 SQ FT HOME (BTV)


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Beautiful and rare 3 bedroom “J” floor plan in the gated community of Fusion South Bay 
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Our Newest Fusion Listing – Beautiful 3 Bedroom “J” Layout

  • 5507 W 149th Place #11
  • Listed for $847,500
  • 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath
  • 1,790 sq feet (based on builder specs…buyer to verify)
  • Gated community of Fusion South Bay

Welcome home to this stunning and rare 3 bedroom “J” floorplan in Fusion South Bay. This home was originally a model home & offers upgrades rarely seen in the community. This highly sought after layout offers all living spaces on a single level and the flexible floorplan allows for the layout to adapt to every lifestyle. Bathed in natural light with oversized windows and high ceilings throughout, the home offers a spacious and bright living room with built in entertainment center, recessed lights, custom designed/ fitted carpeting with beautiful tile flooring underneath, plantation shutters and more. Perfect for todays lifestyle, the living room open to both dining room and the the kitchen. The stunning kitchen is the showcase of the home with upgrades throughout…granite counters, stainless appliances, 6 burner Wolf range and a large island perfect for entertaining. With 2 spacious bedrooms plus a beautiful master suite on the same level as the living spaces once inside it can feel more like a single family home. Master suite offers numerours upgrades including ceiling fan (a rare find in Fusion), custom tile work in the bathrooms, walk in closet and more. Additional features of the home include 2 car attached side by side garage, air conditioning and great privacy due to it’s location in Fusion. Fusion is a fantastic gated community with pool, spa, basketball court, playground and more and the Manhattan Beach adjacent location is just a short drive to the beach.  Contact listing agent Keith Kyle  or 310.251.2344 with Vista Sotheby’s International Realty for more info or for a private showing.

What Makes Fusion South Bay Townhomes Unique?

Fusion South Bay is a rarity in the South Bay.  With undeveloped land almost unheard of there are simply no places to build new housing developements.  While new construction single family and small townhome complexes are all the rage in this hyper active real estate market, larger complexes are a different animal altogether.

Fusion South Bay was built on former industrial land and, along with 360 South Bay, offers one of the only newer community in the area.  What makes Fusion so ideal is the combination of location (just east of Manhattan Beach and a short drive to the beach) price, and age.  As the homes were built around 2006 and 2007 they offer the feel of new construction with contemporary architecture and many of the updated features that home buyers are looking for such as air conditioning, granite counters, open layouts and more.

Location:  Fusion South Bay is located close to very high priced neighborhoods of Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach.  In addition to feeling like they’re a part of these coastal towns, the complex also offers much better commuting options as it’s closer to freeway access than the Beach Cities.  Another fantastic aspect to Fusion is that it sits in the Hollyglen area of Hawthorne but unlike much of Hawthorne, it offers access to the award winning Wiseburn School District

Price:  Fusion is a great alternative to neighboring communities as you get far more for your money.  Something of a similar age in Redondo Beach could be $150K or more higher than Fusion.  As of this post the smallest 2 bedrooms which are the A and B floorplans start in the low $600,000 with the larger 3 bedroom J units selling over $800,000.  Homes in 360 South Bay are priced well above that and HOA dues in Fusion are also considerably less at just around $200 a month.

Age:  While there are plenty of new 2 and 3 on a lot townhomes in Redondo Beach the prices for those units have reached an all time high.  Fusion condos and townhomes gives that same feeling of mondern construction as a much lower price.  While each home is different with some builder upgrades in most but not all, the homes still have all of the modern features most people are looking for.

For buyers feeling priced out of the South Bay cities of Manhattan Beach, Hermosa, El Segundo and Redondo Beach, Fusion South Bay is a great alternative.

See the current Fusion homes for sale or contact us for more information about this great community.

All of the Sudden Some Homes on the Market in Fusion South Bay – 4/28/18

We haven’t seen much on the market recently in Fusion South Bay, one of the South Bay’s only relatively newer construction communities. There’s been a jump this past week with three new listings ranging from the smallest A floorplan up to the larger 3 bedroom. View all of the Fusion floorplans here. The prices are still reaching new heights with the A floorplan priced at $649,000 although the 3 bedroom was priced below the prices of the most recent comps both selling over $800,0000.

Current Fusion listings and pending home sales

March 2018 Fusion Update – 2 Pending Sales, One Recent Close and No Active Listings

The trend of extremely low housing inventory in Fusion South Bay continues with March 2018 starting and no active homes for sale in one of the Beach Cities only gated communities.  If you would like to be notified when a new Fusion South Bay home hit’s the market tell us about your search and we’ll be happy to help.

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2017 – Fusion Townhome Sales Year in Review

What an incredible year it was in the gated community of Fusion South Bay.  Demand for these newer townhomes remained heated and homes prices reflected that with home values skyrocketing.  The influx of demand from nearby tech companies such as Google, Yahoo, Spacex and more added to the already strong demand.  Fusion, along with 360 South Bay, are two of the only recently built gated communities with such and ideal location and are a great alternative for buyer’s looking for Redondo or Manhattan Beach.  Below are all of the home sales in Fusion for 2017.  As of this post there are currently no active homes for sale in Fusion but check our current Fusion South Bay listings page as it’s continually updated or sign up for FREE listing updates and never miss a new listing again.

Address Sale Price/List Price Price Per Ft Bed/Bath Sq Feet Days on Mkt Sale Date
5406 W 149th PL #11 $570,000 / $590,000 $570.00 2/2,0,0,0 1000/ 88/88 01/06/17
5514 W 149th PL #11 $750,000 $418.99 3/2,0,1,0 1790/A 0/0 01/26/17
5403 W 149th PL #4 $720,000 / $719,000 $525.55 2/1,1,1,0 1370/A 58/58 02/23/17
5512 W 149th PL #3 $728,000 / $725,000 $516.31 2/3,0,0,0 1410/A 42/42 02/24/17
5514 W 149th PL #8 $582,000 / $589,000 $545.45 2/2,0,0,0 1067/S 3/150 03/06/17
5512 W 149th PL #12 $760,000 / $759,000 $503.31 3/2,0,0,0 1510/B 41/41 03/21/17
5510 W 149th PL #4 $732,500 / $720,000 $534.67 2/1,1,1,0 1370/A 4/4 04/27/17
5406 W 149th PL #9 $589,000 $571.84 2/2,0,0,0 1030/ 7/7 06/15/17
5510 W 149th PL #6 $809,900 / $814,900 $452.46 3/2,0,1,0 1790/B 67/67 07/05/17
5403 W 149th PL #14 $740,000 / $730,000 $524.82 2/3,0,0,0 1410/A 9/9 07/18/17
5511 W 149th PL #16 $669,900 / $649,000 $603.51 2/2,0,1,0 1110/A 5/5 08/02/17
5403 W 149th PL #8 $630,000 / $629,000 $611.65 2/2,0,0,0 1030/A 6/6 08/29/17
5510 W 149th PL #8 $593,000 / $595,000 $555.76 2/2,0,0,0 1067/SEE 3/3 09/08/17
5401 W 149th PL #13 $772,500 / $774,900 $563.87 2/3,0,0,0 1370/A 7/7 09/14/17
5512 W 149th PL #8 $645,000 / $620,000 $626.21 2/2,0,0,0 1030/B 6/6 10/05/17
5507 W 149th PL #7 $665,500 / $629,900 $665.50 2/2,0,0,0 1000/A 7/7 11/15/17
5514 W 149th PL #8 $645,000 / $640,000 $626.21 2/2,0,0,0 1030/A 18/18 12/12/17
5509 W 149th PL #3 $775,000 / $779,000 $549.65 2/1,1,1,0 1410/A 40/40 12/26/17


Summer Listings, Escrow and Closed Home Sales in Fusion South Bay

It’s been on the slower side in Fusion South Bay over the summer with inventory of new homes for sale continually on the low end.  There have been 8 homes on the market over the summer with 2 very news listings (as of 8/23/17), 2 pending home sales and 4 closed sales.  Of the 4 closed sales 1 sold at the list price, 2 above list price and one home sold below the list price.  Without question home prices in Fusion continue to rise with nearly every sale being a new price record.  Click to see the current homes for sale in Fusion South Bay

Status Address List Price Closed Price Beds/Baths Square Feet
Active 5403 W149th PL #10 $599,000 2/2,0,0,0 1030/A
Active 5401 W149th PL #13 $774,900 2/3,0,0,0 1370/A
In Escrow 5510 W149th PL #8 $595,000 2/2,0,0,0 1067/SEE
In Escrow 5403 W149th PL #8 $629,000 2/2,0,0,0 1030/A
Sold 5406 W149TH PL #9 $589,000 $589,000 2/2,0,0,0 1030/
Sold 5511 W 149th PL #16 $649,000 $669,900 2/2,0,1,0 1110/A
Sold 5403 W 149th PL #14 $730,000 $740,000 2/3,0,0,0 1410/A
Sold 5510 W 149th PL #6 $814,900 $809,900 3/2,0,1,0 1790/B


Rare Short Sale in Fusion

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a short sale in Fusion (or anywhere else in the area for that matter) but one just 5 patiocame on the market.  The reason short sales are so rare these days is that with values in Fusion rising so rapidly it’s hard to understand just how anyone could be underwater.  Having said that it does still happen on occasion.  The current 3 bedroom unit is price well below the current market at $650,000 but whatever number is accepted has to be approved by the bank and that’s always the challenge.  To learn more about short sales and foreclosures visit our South Bay foreclosure information page at KeithKyleHomes.com.

See more information and details on 5509 W 149TH Pl # 6 for sale in Fusion.

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