July 27, 1986 |
It should be no surprise to observers of the real estate scene that there is such an organization as the Southern California Commercial Property Owners Assn. (SCCPOA); what is surprising is that it took so long to organize. Formed in December, 1984, the Studio City-based organization brings together developers, brokers, contractors, engineers, architects, title companies, chambers of commerce and even tenants to address common problems.
November 16, 1997 |
Even in a city full of parched architecture, few buildings look as thirsty as a mini-mall. Take the one that's baking at Osborne Street and Woodman Avenue in Panorama City this stifling afternoon. A squat rectangle of stucco and drywall, it offers everything we've come to expect in these ubiquitous corner "convenience centers": a pizza parlor and doughnut shop, a music store and forlorn Laundromat.