California's Tech Boom Drives New Demand For Office - from Allen Matkins July 2014
RENTV presents a broadcast of a video news program from leading law firm Allen Matkins. The program, which was released in July 2014 in conjunction with the new Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Commercial Real Estate Survey, discusses how tech firms are leading the charge for real estate space in California
In this program, we report about a few recent major office sales in San Diego County. These include the $327 million sale of 13 office buildings by Kilroy Realty Corp and the $126.35 million purchase by Kilroy of The Heights at Del Mar, a high-end office property in Del Mar Heights.
RENTV Revisits Two San Fernando Valley Apartment Developments
In this new program, RENTV revisits two Woodland Hills , CA apartment developments we had previously covered in past videos - The Boulevard by SARES*REGIS Groups, and Alta Warner Apartments, by Wood Partners. The Boulevard is under construction and will contain 340 luxury rentals while Alta Warner is complete and contains 298 units. Both projects were designed by Architects Orange.
RENTV News - The Wilshire Grand Project in Downtown Los Angeles
Our best reviewed show yet, this program takes you to the heart of Downtown LA in the Figueroa Corridor, to the high-profile site at Wilshire and Figueroa to tell you about the Wilshire Grand project. This site, which was the Wilshire Grand Hotel, will be a new mixed-use project featuring a 73-story skyscraper containing 1.7 msf comprised of a 900-room hotel, 400,000 sf of Class ‘A’ office space and 45,100 sf of new restaurant and retail space.
It is being developed by Korean Air Lines with an expected cost of more than $1 Billion.
The bold plan was conceived by a major Los Angeles architectural player, AC Martin Partners. At 1,100 feet tall including its spire; Wilshire Grand will be the tallest structure West of the Missisisippi and will forever alter the LA skyline. Turner Construction took care of the demolition and is handling the new construction.
Focus on Multifamily XVI - Related Company's 225 S. Grand Ave
This show takes the viewer to the Civic Center of Downtown Los Angeles, a bustling part of the city, to the high-profile site on the west side of Grand Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Streets. Here Related California is developing 225 N. Grand Avenue, a 19-story apartment tower that will contain 271 units, with 20% of those affordable housing.
225 Grand will be the first new apartment complex on Bunker Hill in more than a decade. The new high-rise will be LEED Silver certified and is estimated to cost $120 Million to build. It was designed by Miami-based architecture firm Arquitectonica, with LARGE Architecture as the executive architect and Pankow as the general contractor.
Focus on Multifamily XV - Major Inland Empire Apartment Sales
In this program, from May 2013, we take you on a video tour of major apartment sales that had occurred in the Inland Empire. We cover five sales worth over $350 million that occurred in the region in such cities as Ontario, Corona and Rancho Cucamonga.
This has been one of RENTV's most viewed shows, about the very exciting new mixed-use development within Playa Vista, called The Runway. This four-story project will contain a 200,000-square-foot retail center, 420 apartments, 25,000 square feet of creative office space and 3 acres of open space, with a projected development cost of $260 million. It is being developed by Lincoln Property Co. Phoenix Property Company and Paragon Commercial Group. The project was designed by renowned architecture firm Johnson Fain.
Focus on Multifamily XIII - Wilshire La Brea by BRE
This exciting show reports about the $105 million mixed-use Wilshire La Brea project under construction on the southeast corner of Wilshire and La Brea, at 5200 Wilshire. Located on the edge of the Miracle Mile district in the city of Los Angeles, the Wilshire La Brea apartment project, is being developed by BRE Properties. It will contain 478 apartments with 40,000 square feet of street-front retail and restaurant space in one of the hottest redevelopment neighborhoods in Los Angeles.
BRE Properties broke ground in August 2012 and move-in was scheduled for second quarter 2014. It was designed by Los Angeles-based TCA architects, and is being built by general contractor Bernards.
Focus on Multifamily XII - The Marke in Santa Ana and The Carlyle@Colton Plaza in Irvine
In this jam packed program, we take you to major apartment developments now underway in Orange County, The Marke in Santa Ana by Lyon Communities and The Carlyle@Colton Plaza by New Pacific Realty Corp.
Focus on Multifamily XI - MG Buys over 1000 units in Lancaster, CA
In this informative program, we take you to the high desert city of Lancaster, CA to show you the recent $91.75 million purchase by MG Properties of four apartment properties here containing 1,190 units.
Focus on Multifamily X - The $165 Million Shores Project in Marina del Rey
In our latest multifamily news program, RENTV reports on the $165 mil Shores Project, currently under construction in Marina del Rey. This striking new 544-unit apartment complex, designed by Nadel Architects, is being developed by Jerry Epstein's Del Rey Shores. In the exciting and fast-paced video show, you will get a quick history of the property as well as an on location look at the current construction of this upscale residential community, which is scheduled for completion in August 2013.
Focus on Multifamily IX - Wood Partners' Projects in Greater LA
This fast-paced and highly informative program will show you two of Wood Partners' LA-area apartment projects. First is 801 S. Hope St., a planned 22-story high-rise in downtown LA and then we'll head to Warner Center where Wood is well underway with a $75 million, 298-unit project.
Focus on Multifamily VIII - JH Snyder's The Vermont
This show covers an exciting project, J.H. Snyder's The Vermont. Located at the high-traffic intersection of Wilshire and Vermont, The Vermont will consist of two modern high-rises containing 464 units with an estimated cost of $200 million to build.
Focus on Multifamily VII - The Village at Santa Monica
This program takes you to one of the most important developments being undertaken, Related California's $350 milliion Village at Santa Monica. The project is located on a world class site between Main Street and Ocean Ave in Downtown Santa Monica.
Focus on Multifamily VI - The Purchase of the Historic Brockman Lofts Building
This fascinating program covers the recent sale of the historic Brockman Lofts, which was originally constructed in 1917 as an office building and has recently been converted to residential use.
Office Developments on the Westside of LA as of August 2011
RENTV reports on two office developments on the Westside of Los Angeles: the RED BUILDING at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, by developer Cohen Brothers, which is underway, and the planned Century City Center in Century City, by developer JMB Realty which is getting it re-entitled for office use.
RENTV's Look at Irvine Office Sales Activity July 2011
RENTV.COM looks at three office building sales in Irvine California. Quintana Center, at Von Karman and Main Street, bought by Menlo Equities. 7700 Irvine Center Drive, in Irvine Spectrum, being bought by Great Far East. And 2050 Main Street, Opus Tower, owned by Greenlaw Partners and Westbrook Partners, in Irvine Concourse.
RENTV's Roving Reporter at RealShare 2012
In a style all his own, Steve Bloom, the founder of RENTV, plays roving reporter at the RealShare conference in Downtown Los Angeles on March 22nd.
Here he gets the thoughts and opinions of top commercial real estate executives in attendance including:
Frank Jansen, Chicago Title Company
Tom Whitesell, Lowe Enterprises
Richard Hill Adams, American Realty Capital Advisors
Martin Pupil, Colliers International
Darrell Levonian, Charles Dunn Company
Focus on Multifamily V - Major Multifamily Sales Activity in NoHo and Glendale
In this fast-paced and informative program, RENTV takes you to three major multifamily properties that have sold or are in the process of selling - NoHo 14, Legacy at Westglen in Glendale and the City Centre II site in downtown Glendale.
Focus on Multifamily IV - The Development and Sale of West 27th Place
In this dynamic program, we show you West 27th Place, the new 162-bed student housing complex near University of Southern California which recently sold for over $60 mil. The LEED platinum project was developed by Symphony Development and CityView and bought by Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors.
Major Office Building Sales in Irvine & Santa Ana 8.11
A look at 3 major sales transactions - 7700 Irvine Center Drive for $56.5 mil; 2600 Michaelson for $70 mil; and 3 MacArthur Place for $54 mil.
The LandMarc Apartments by SARES*REGIS
This program shows you the site and the plans for the exciting LandMarc Apartments project being developed by SARES*REGIS on Ventura Blvd in Woodland Hills. The complex will contain 340 units on the 8-acre site with groundbreaking in early 2012 and move-in at the end of 2013.
Focus on Multifamily II - Major Multifamily Sales in Central Orange County 11.11
This show looks at two recent closed multifamily sales, in Anaheim and Tustin, and then another property in Tustin that is on the market.
The two closed sales are rge Madera Apartments for Western National Realty for $31 million, and Valencia Gardens in Tustin by a private investor for $25.5 million.
The property for sale is the Tustin Cottages, marketed by Jones Lang LaSalle for roughly $40 million.
Focus on Multifamily III - The Purchase and Plans for 1111 Sunset Boulevard
In a program about a very unique and interesting project, RENTV reports about 1111 Sunset Blvd, located near downtown Los Angeles.
In it's unique style, the RENTV team takes you to this old run down seven-story office building, which had been the HQ for the Metropolitan Water District Headquarters but has been vacant for the past 15 years.
It was bought in October 2011 for $6.8 million by a group called Linear City which plans on transforming it into 92 market rate apartments.