Category Archives: West Los Angeles

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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High-tech Venture Capital Funding Dashboard Q4 2015

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As of the end of 2015, Los Angeles’ venture capital funding totaled $2.17 billion and accounted for 5.4% of the total funding in the U.S. We continue to see local funding concentrated in and around Silicon Beach, with the lion’s share of the start-ups still located in Venice Beach and Santa Monica.

The data in this quarterly high-tech venture capital funding dashboard reflects 4th quarter data compiled by PricewaterhouseCoopers and illustrates the continued… Read More

Dashboard: Los Angeles High Tech VC Funding

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LA_High-Tech_VC_dashboardHigh-tech investment volume continues to grow, totaling almost $1.2 billion year to date. Much of the funding concentration remains in the burgeoning neighborhoods of Silicon Beach. With $1.02 billion alone, Snapchat in Venice won the MVP award, totaling more than the next four zip codes combined. While Playa Vista has seen a wave… Read More

Aim Higher: JLL Presents The 2015 Digital Skyline

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Are you an investor curious about market outlooks, or a tenant approaching lease expiration? Well, I have good news. The annual Skyline Review is back.

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Each year, JLL’s research team analyzes the top North American skylines and gives investors and tenants alike a personal, up-close, look at some… Read More

DJ Sandler joins JLL in Los Angeles

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2015 DJ SandlerDarren (DJ) Sandler has joined JLL as our new Director of Marketing for the Southwest Region. DJ’s primary focus will be here in Los Angeles, with oversight for all marketing and communications in Orange County, San Diego and Phoenix.

DJ will work as a strategic partner with our Southwest Markets business leaders, developing and executing marketing plans that will help grow our… Read More

JLL’s Project and Development Services’ (PDS) Phil Friedl featured in LABJ’s quarterly on the LA construction market

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The Los Angeles Business Journal featured JLL’s local PDS expert Phil Friedl and national PDS research analyst Dana Westgren with the lead quote in their quarterly article “Building Costs.”

Phil Friedl, Senior Vice President, was featured sharing his expertise on the local construction market and how its relevance to PDS projects, including JustFab’s El Segundo Headquarters… Read More

JLL’s LA research employment update reveals all sectors of trade, transportation, and utilities made year-over gains

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2015-03-Research-LA_Employment-update-MarchPlease note that all charts and graphs reflect the most up-to-date data from the Los Angeles Employment Development Department.

Click here for more market insight on our Los Angeles research group web page: Los Angeles – Research

Tweet this: #Research says #LA‘s Mar #economic overview reveals trade, transportation, & utilities made year-over gains http://bit.ly/1Cvuppo @JLLNews

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