Category Archives: Technology

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… Read More

Venture capital invested in existing and maturing start-ups in Q3

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Coming off a historically high quarter for venture capital funding, the Los Angeles area saw an 86.0 percent drop in capital, down to $231.5 million.

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Despite the quarter over-quarter decline, Los Angeles still ranked 6th in the nation for total funding amounts in Q3.

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Los Angeles attracts and compensates top technology talent

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JLL recently released its Summer 2016 U.S Technology Office Outlook, an innovative report looking at the dynamics shaping the technology industry across 45 markets. Los Angeles continues to rank well in a number of key high-tech market metrics.

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Los Angeles Technology Office Outlook – Summer 2016

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The Los Angeles technology sector has seen extensive growth in recent years, and continues to be the catalyst for economic expansion. While the market is still seeing the southward migration of Silicon Valley giants, home-grown technology startups have flourished and are contributing to the industry’s local expansion. As media and technology… Read More

Los Angeles’ tech industry hits the mark on multiple growth indicators

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The Los Angeles tech sector continues to expand, ranking on multiple national growth indices, including ranking 7th in employment count, 10th in technology wages, and 2nd for venture capital investment in the most recent quarter.

While VC funding is slowing in some key tech markets across the country,… Read More

Nine steps to renew your office culture with an office move

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The decision to make an office move is an exciting time, filled with opportunities to reinvent, reset and renew.  At the same time, the site selection process can be overwhelming. There are several factors at play, including neighborhood, space size, layout potential, availability of sophisticated technology, proximity to amenities, parking and public transportation.

High-tech venture capital funding dashboard – Los Angeles Q2 2016

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Based on the second quarter of 2016, Los Angeles currently accounts for 15.9 percent of the nation’s quarterly VC funding, placing it 2nd in the country, behind San Francisco and ahead of Silicon Valley.

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The US as a whole saw a steep rise in VC funding; on the surface it… Read More

High-tech Venture Capital funding dashboard – Q1 2016

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Based on the first quarter of 2016, Los Angeles’ venture capital funding totaled $259.2M and accounted for 3.5% of the total funding in the U.S. While funding has slowed slightly this quarter, the same is happening around the county.

We may be in later stages of the cycle, but there will be no bursting bubble thanks to diversification.

  • Investors are still optimistic, there is plenty of innovation occurring, and tech is expanding into
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El Segundo establishes its position with creative tenants

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Creative redevelopments outperform traditional Class A office in El Segundo and command an 18% rental premium. Creative El Segundo space is 35% less than similar products in Playa Vista and 54% less than Santa Monica.

Tenants such as JustFab, DaVita, Sanrio, Kite Pharma, Bandai Games, Nativo and L’Oreal… Read More