DTLA Real Estate the Focus of Forum and Networking Event at One Cal

There is no more exciting real estate market in Southern California than downtown Los Angeles. The city core is in the midst of a development boom, with a a variety of  new residential and commercial projects transforming the neighborhood. DTLA real estate is a market worth exploring for any real estate professional. With that in [...]

DTLA Real Estate the Focus of Forum and Networking Event at One Cal2018-05-29T16:35:31+00:00

Morrison Hotel in DTLA to Receive $110 Million Makeover

Rendering of the new Morrison Hotel (Relevant Group photo) The century-old Morrison Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, perhaps best-known for gracing the album cover of The Doors iconic LP “Morrison Hotel” in 1970, will be undergoing a transformation. According to Downtown News, hotel developer Relevant Group will redevelop the 103-year-old building into a [...]

Morrison Hotel in DTLA to Receive $110 Million Makeover2017-09-01T13:09:27+00:00

Is DTLA Being Overdeveloped? With Highest Vacancy Rate, Concern Grows

Rendering of Metropolis in DTLA, one of many new residential developments. The massive influx of new high-end condos going up in downtown Los Angeles has been perhaps THE biggest story in Los Angeles real estate. Billions are being spent on DTLA residential units. New high rises are seemingly popping up everywhere. But is [...]

Is DTLA Being Overdeveloped? With Highest Vacancy Rate, Concern Grows2017-08-01T12:56:09+00:00

Singapore’s Mapletree Investments Pays $110 Million for DTLA Apartment Complex

(KTGY, Mapletree Investments) Singapore-based Mapletree Investments continued its expansion into the Los Angeles real estate market with the recent purchase of a 201-unit corporate housing complex in downtown Los Angeles. According to RealDeal.com, Mapletree Investments paid $110 million for the brand-new complex at 1001 S. Olive Street in an off-market, all-cash deal. It's [...]

Singapore’s Mapletree Investments Pays $110 Million for DTLA Apartment Complex2017-04-26T13:46:32+00:00

Los Angeles Ranked as Top City for Real Estate Investment

A recent survey of global real estate investors ranked Los Angeles as the best city in North America to buy property in 2017. It's also one of the best cities in the world to buy real estate this year, according to the annual survey conducted by CBRE Group Inc. This is the third edition of [...]

Los Angeles Ranked as Top City for Real Estate Investment2017-03-28T15:27:09+00:00

Chinese Investment in Downtown Los Angeles: $4 Billion and Counting

The wave of investment by Chinese developers into downtown Los Angeles continues to gain oodles of media coverage. Most recently, business news Web site Marketplace.org provided its perspective on the ongoing transformation of DTLA, calling it the city's biggest building boom since the 1920s. A whopping 115 projects have been completed in DTLA since 2010, [...]

Chinese Investment in Downtown Los Angeles: $4 Billion and Counting2017-02-21T12:38:39+00:00

Metropolis in DTLA Opens First Tower With Condos Starting at $600,000

Metropolis (Greenland USA image) The Metropolis mega-development in downtown Los Angeles hit a milestone this week, as the first of three residential towers planned for the site opened for business. According to CurbedLA, buyers can now start closing escrow and soon be able to move-in to the 38-story tower near L.A. Live. It [...]

Metropolis in DTLA Opens First Tower With Condos Starting at $600,0002016-12-31T20:03:56+00:00

City Century Plans Three New Skyscrapers Near L.A. Live

Artist rendering of Olympia (Visualhouse/City Century image) The Los Angeles subsidiary of Shanghai real estate developer Sheng-Long Group, City Century, is at it again. The firm, which already has a pair of high-rise residential projects in the pipeline in downtown Los Angeles, recently filed an application to build three additional residential towers across [...]

City Century Plans Three New Skyscrapers Near L.A. Live2016-12-29T19:31:16+00:00

Huge New DTLA Developments ‘Child’s Play’ For Chinese Builders

Artist rendering of Metropolis in DTLA. The building boom in downtown Los Angeles has become “a showcase for Chinese real estate companies,” the L.A.-based real estate Web site Realdeal.com recently opined. It was noted Chinese builders like Greenland Group, Shenzhen Hazens and Oceanwide have accounted for “the bulk” of land sales in DTLA [...]

Huge New DTLA Developments ‘Child’s Play’ For Chinese Builders2016-10-31T20:16:15+00:00

Chinese Developers in Midst of Transforming DTLA

Rending of Metropolis in DTLA. The Los Angeles Times recently provided an in-depth report on how Chinese developers are reshaping the Los Angeles skyline. Numerous projects of unprecedented scope are rising in DTLA, prompting one observer to note that when the dust clears "they're going to have to re-shoot the postcard picture of [...]

Chinese Developers in Midst of Transforming DTLA2016-10-17T19:37:39+00:00