September 14, 1999 |
Growing technology and entertainment companies are in the vanguard of wealthy tenants who are filling up top-flight Westside offices, pushing less affluent renters into secondary locations such as the Los Angeles International Airport area. The top of the pyramid has turned out to be Westwood, where several new tenants have signed substantial leases and more are apparently on the way.
March 23, 1999 |
Business owners in Los Angeles' popular Westside are being forced to decide just how much an address is worth. Office landlords, who endured a depressed real estate market for most of the 1990s, are raising their rents--even doubling them. "It's sticker shock," said Vince Pellerito, a Cushman Realty Corp. broker. "A lot of tenants are in for a big surprise."
May 11, 2013 |
It seemed like a typical dinner party for the well-heeled set: eight women, some dressed in stilettos and skinny jeans, gabbing over glasses of wine and endive spears with goat cheese at a lavish Hollywood Hills home. But amid the Kate Middleton pregnancy chatter and a debate on the best mascara brands, the conversation turned to mobile app strategies and the latest tech companies to score millions of dollars in venture capital funding. Not too long ago, such meet-ups among tech-savvy women - or men, for that matter - were a rarity in Los Angeles.
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June 22, 2005 |
Concerned that hundreds of acres dedicated to serving veterans might be used instead as office space, Los Angeles County supervisors authorized their attorneys Tuesday to block any development plans that would violate county planning rules. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which owns the land, has yet to decide what to do with the property, which straddles Wilshire Boulevard in an unincorporated area of Westwood. A department spokeswoman said a decision is expected by next spring.
August 9, 1987
Fu-Lin Chang of Los Angeles, who has maintained a straight-A average at UCLA's Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the California Building Industry Foundation. The 37-year-old native of Taiwan has been involved in housing and office development in Taiwan and marketing office space in Los Angeles.