Category Archives: Tenant Representation

What’s up with Los Angeles’ retail redevelopment boom?

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Multiple large shopping centers, totaling over 3.6 million square feet of retail are currently getting multi-million dollar makeovers to give updated looks to outdated malls.

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Owners are capitalizing on the evolving behaviors of shoppers (and on LA’s weather) by focusing on the visitors’ experience and… Read More

How does Downtown’s work-live-play evolution impact law firm tenants?

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Downtown LA has long enjoyed a decent concentration of law firms, but interest is growing dramatically—simultaneous with the submarket’s vibrant full-time population boom.

So far in this video series, we’ve learned what’s essential to thriving in DTLA (aka, one of the most interesting office markets in the region), and how the area represents an opportunity to do “more with less.” In the final installment of the series, Jordan Gaffney explains the unique… Read More

Creative industries account for majority of leasing demand – Los Angeles Q1 2016

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Large consolidation paves way for higher rents 
Douglas Emmett, along with QIA (Qatar Investment Authority), an 80 percent partner, purchased the four-building EOP/Blackstone-Westwood portfolio. The estimated purchase price was $1.3 billion with a 3.7 percent cap rate. The buyer, Douglas Emmett, already owned… Read More

Media and entertainment drive first quarter leasing activity

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The media and entertainment sectors accounted for over a third of all leasing activity during the first quarter. Large entertainment transactions included distributor and producer Netflix signing a 123,300 s.f. lease in Hollywood while talent agency International Creative Management (ICM) leased 108,300 s.f. in Century City.

On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 1.3 percent in 2015 to 37,289 shoot days.… Read More

Where can LA law firms do more with less?

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Eastward expansion continues, for Los Angeles law firms that is. In the first installment of our series on law firm real estate trends, we learned what’s making downtown LA one of the most interesting office markets in the region. Now, Darren Eades, Executive Vice President in JLL’s LA office, reflects on why Westside firms are increasingly setting their sights East.

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Downtown law firms: Plan real estate now, thrive later

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Diminishing occupancy. Bold new use of space. Landlords with a habit of raising rents. LA’s central business district is on pace to become one of the most interesting arenas of all SoCal commercial real estate markets. And that, explains Tom McDonald, JLL’s Executive Vice President, spells opportunity for law firm tenants looking to optimize their real estate strategy.

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Congratulations to our 2015 top brokers

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We are proud to recognize these outstanding professionals. Our top brokers in Los Angeles created exceptional value for our clients in 2015. We thank them for their expertise, teamwork and dedication.JLLLA_Top10Brokers_2015_final_96dpi

From left to right, top to bottom: Frank Scott, Carl Muhlstein, Michael Condon, Jr., Peter McWilliams, John McRoskey, Gary Horwitz,… Read More

Big-box leasing remains strong in Southern California

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WBigBox-300x300arehouse market conditions are healthy, yet construction is increasing across the nation. Vacancies may fluctuate in some markets as leasing activity plays catch-up with new supply.

JLL’s ‘Big Box’ Outlook explores this across markets and size segments to make conclusions on what the future holds for U.S. industrial real estate.