Los Angeles Business Journal


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Design Firm DLR to Consolidate in Downtown L.A.

Santa Monica design firm DLR Group is moving its regional California office to downtown Los Angeles.

Tishman Gets Creative in El Segundo

After getting a taste of the creative office market in Playa Vista, New York real estate firm Tishman Speyer set its sights on the blossoming market in El Segundo.

Onni Group Makes Manhattan Beach Office Move

A Canadian developer snatched up a Manhattan Beach office property for roughly $96 million at auction last week.

CBRE Group Acquires PKF Canada

CBRE Group Inc. announced Tuesday it had acquired PKF Consulting Inc.’s Canadian operations, known as PKF Canada, for an undisclosed sum.

Beverly Hills Office Trades at Premium Price

Cain Hoy Enterprises, a Greenwich, Conn., private investment firm, shelled out $130 million for the 118,400-square-foot Class A office building at 100 N. Crescent Drive. The seller, New York’s Clarion Partners, purchased the building in 2012 for $80 million, a 63 percent return in three years.

Cal State L.A. Opening Downtown Campus

Cal State Los Angeles is opening a campus in downtown Los Angeles, having signed a 10-year lease late last month for 21,000 square feet at 801 S. Grand Ave. in the Financial District.

Culver City Business Park Sold for $37 Million

Karney Management Co., a Brentwood firm run by Aliza Karney Guren and her sister, Susanna Karney Flaster, has set its sights on Culver City.

Alibaba Signs Pasadena Lease

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is coming to Los Angeles.

Mariners Bay Apartment Complex Trades for $83.5 Million

Legacy Partners has expanded its presence in Southern California with the purchase of a 31-acre apartment complex on the Marina del Rey waterfront.

Laurus Buys Hughes Promenade for $111 Million

Laurus Corp. has acquired the Promenade at Howard Hughes Center, a retail hub located along the 405 freeway at Center Drive, from Irvine investment firm Passco Cos. for $111 million.

Tutor Perini Wins $600 Million Project

A subsidiary of Tutor Perini Corp. has won a construction management contract for a confidential research facility in California.

DoubleLine Doubles Down at Wells Fargo Center

DoubleLine Capital, an investment management firm headed by billionaire Jeffrey Gundlach, is expanding its headquarters in downtown L.A.’s Wells Fargo Center.

Redondo Site To Get Creative Overhaul

Santa Monica investment, management and development firm Montana Avenue Capital Partners plans to turn a 50,000-square-foot Class C industrial building it purchased in Redondo Beach into creative office space.

SBE Moves Into Residential, Sells South Beach Hotel

L.A. hospitality giant SBE Entertainment Group, looking to push forward in a new direction in the wake of Sam Nazarian’s return as chief executive, is now in the business of flipping high-end residential real estate properties.

Earthquake Engineers Shake Up Downtown Lease

Miyamoto International Inc., a Sacramento global structural engineering firm, will move into downtown L.A.’s Aon Center skyscraper.