CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 25, 1997 |
The Calabasas City Council approved the construction of a 140-room hotel as part of the Calabasas Park Centre development, after Homestead Village made several design modifications to appease a critical public. The council voted unanimously last week to approve Homestead's site plan, which calls for a 63,441-square-foot hotel to be built on 4.42 acres at the southeast corner of Parkway Calabasas and Park Sorrento, said city Planning Director Steven Harris.
March 14, 2000
A look at recent commercial leasing and sales activity in Orange County. LEASES * Cox Communications Address: 9451 Toledo, Irvine Spectrum Space: 27,200 sf Term: 5 years Value: $2.3 million Landlord: Kilroy Realty Corp. Lessee broker: Cushman Realty Corp. Landlord broker: Cushman & Wakefield, South Orange County office SALES * Industrial building Address: 19652 Descartes, Foothill Ranch Size: 19,268 sf Price: $1.6 million Buyer: Performance Equipment Co. Seller: Foothill Ranch Co.
May 4, 1999 |
VPA Inc. plans to expand and relocate its headquarters operation to a building to be erected next to its current Calabasas headquarters. After considering alternative sites from the Warner Center to Agoura, VPA opted to stay near its leased Calabasas Road offices in a building to be developed by Kilroy Realty Corp., said broker Bryan Lewitt of Staubach Los Angeles, VPA's real estate consultant.
February 5, 2002 |
Commercial real estate developer Kilroy Realty Corp. has seen most of its new buildings fill with tenants even as the region's economy has declined over the last year or so. Nearly all of the company's new office buildings--and even some still under construction--are fully leased. But the company has struggled to find tenants for the two newest buildings at its Westside Media Center project ever since would-be "anchor" tenant EToys closed its doors.
December 24, 1997 |
It's no wonder commercial real estate investment broker Bob Safai was comfortable setting up his new Madison Partners "boutique" brokerage at the 3130 Wilshire Blvd. building in Santa Monica. After all, Safai has sold the six-story building three times in the last 14 months by capitalizing on heavy interest in the Westside market, driven by real estate investment trusts and institutional investors.
August 5, 2012 |
Venerable Los Angeles office landlord Kilroy Realty Corp. has made its first move into Hollywood with the $79-million purchase of Sunset Media Center, a high-rise near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street. Kilroy plans to spend “many more millions of dollars” to renovate the 22-story tower built in 1972, said David Simon, Kilroy's executive vice president for the Los Angeles region. The goal is to reposition the building at 6255 W. Sunset Blvd. as more upscale and attract tenants capable of paying higher rents.
March 30, 2010 |
Popular online shopping search engine Shopzilla Inc. has agreed to stay in its Westside offices after Los Angeles officials backed off a plan to raise city taxes on Internet businesses, the company said Friday. Shopzilla has renewed its lease for two floors in the Westside Media Center, an office complex at West Olympic Boulevard and South Bundy Drive. Terms of the agreement with landlord Kilroy Realty Corp. were not released, but industry experts familiar with the deal for the 53,000-square-foot space said it was worth as much as $15 million over five to seven years.