Category Archives: Downtown Los Angeles

Fewer bricks, more clicks, & virtual tellers: Five Changes on the Horizon for Branch Banks 

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The banking model of yesterday was all about the brand with the most locations—the “bricks”. Today, banks are measured by how effectively they deliver remote, anytime, anywhere access to their customers—the “clicks.”

The days of the bank branch being the most immediate and visible way customers interact with banks are long… Read More

Los Angeles coworking locations concentrated in high-rent submarkets

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Los Angeles coworking inventoryLos Angeles ranks third in the U.S. in terms of total inventory occupied by coworking companies. Most LA coworking companies are concentrated in tech-dense and venture-capital rich Westside submarkets, which command the highest rents. Shared workspace operators in LA have also been drawn to Downtown’s urban vibe… Read More

Downtown Los Angeles retail: food and beverage and the Financial District lead

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Downtown LA retail: food and beverage and the financial district

Downtown Los Angeles is currently building 7,000 new residential units to keep up with demand for living in Downtown. With the increase in population, retail is also seeing an increase with several mixed-use developments including Oceanwide… Read More

Foreign ownership concentrated on the Westside and Downtown Los Angeles

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Foreign ownership in westside and downtown los angeles'

Over the last five years, foreign buyers have acquired over $9.7 billion of office product in Los Angeles. The Westside and Downtown CBD markets have been primary recipients of international capital. Higher rents on the… Read More

Getting to know Tom McDonald

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Tom McDonald is an Executive Vice President based in JLL’s downtown Los Angeles office. As an industry professional with 38 years of experience, his primary area of business is advising law firms on how to drive their profitability by designing and implementing real estate strategies that compliment and support their unique operating models.

The rise of creative conversions in Los Angeles

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What does a former aircraft hangar, automotive plant and produce distribution facility have in common? They are all being re-invented as creative office and leased to high-profile tenants.

Chart of the Week. Creative conversions in Los Angeles.

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LA’s 1Cal team wins big at TOBY awards

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Thursday, October 6, 2016 marked the Building Owners and Managers Association’s 31st annual TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) awards ceremony. The JLL team from 1 Cal Plaza, owned by Beacon Capital Partners, submitted their property for the last category of the night, the TOBY for “Over 1 Million Square feet”. As the time came for the final winner to be announced the entire 1Cal team, including Group Manager and Vice President, Peter Anastassiou, and Associate… Read More

Getting to know Hayley English Blockley

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Hayley English Blockley is a Senior Vice President based in JLL’s Downtown Los Angeles office. Her focus is agency leasing and she dabbles in tenant representation. Her expertise is in creative, media and entertainment-related real estate. Along with her team, she represents two private studio lots, adaptive-reuse creative office buildings, historic and new office construction from Playa Vista to Warner Center. Her team recently completed leasing The Reserve in Playa Vista (where TMZ shoots 5… Read More

The Los Angeles metro area represents the largest economy on the west coast

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Not only does the Los Angeles metro have one of the largest population on the west coast, the region generated $866.7 billion in economic output (Gross Metro Product) placing Los Angeles at the top of the leading west coast markets. COW_LA_22Aug2016

The metro maintains a highly diversified economy supported by high-growth sectors… Read More

Unlock employee and profit potential with individual-friendly work space

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Do you think employee happiness is just a nice to have? Think again. Employees are a company’s most important asset, and happy employees just might mean higher profits. This USA Today article uncovered that publicly traded companies in the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list have gained an average 10.8% a year since 1998. Many of the publicly traded companies named as Best Companies to Work For in 2013 saw impressive stock… Read More