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.

VC investment in tech start-ups

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

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Countdown to election 2016

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20+ candidates, 22+ months of campaigning, 24 televised debates/ town halls and more than $1 billion spent and we are down to the last five days of the 2016 election cycle.

The past eight years have been filled with economic ups and downs, but in recent years, success has trounced challenges. GDP has grown by 15.4 percent since 2009, while 15.3 million jobs have been created since 2010 with job creation… Read More

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.

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… Read More

Getting to know Evan Moran

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Evan Moran is an Associate broker based in JLL’s West Los Angeles office. His primary areas of focus are tenant representation, while dabbling in the agency side of our business as well.

Working in conjunction with a collaborative team, Evan represents several law firms, and financial firms in Century City, Westwood, and Beverly Hills.  On the agency side, he works with his team to lease a creative office campus in El Segundo.

Los Angeles home ownership declining

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Los Angeles home ownership declining

The Los Angeles metropolitan area has one of the lowest home ownership rates in California at 46.5 percent and well below the 62.9 percent U.S. national average.

Rising home prices and the Millennial generation’s preference to rent… Read More

Los Angeles office employment update | September 2016

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Between August 2015 and August 2016, total nonfarm employment in Los Angeles County grew by 73,900 jobs, or 1.7%.

Los Angeles office employment

Educational and health services reported the largest year-over payroll increase, adding 22,800 jobs. This growth was divided between health care and social assistance (up 21,500) and educational services (up… Read More

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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Houman Mahboubi nominated for Top Realtor of the Year in Beverly Hills

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Nominees for the second annual Will Rogers Awards were announced on Thursday, September 15 in Beverly Hills at a reception at Via Alloro Restaurant.

Houman MahboubiWe’re pleased to announce JLL’s Senior Vice President Houman Mahboubi was nominated for Realtor of the Year, along with Brooke Knapp, Michael Libow, Stan… 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… Read More