Nelson Rising joins Eli Broad, Stephen Ross, and Frank Gehry on All-Star Panel at the Groundbreaking of ‘The Grand’

Nelson Rising joins Eli Broad, Stephen Ross, and Frank Gehry on All-Star Panel at the Groundbreaking of ‘The Grand’

Rising Chairman Nelson Rising joined an All-Star panel during the Groundbreaking of The Grand, the Frank Gehry designed mixed-use development bringing new shops, restaurants, entertainment, open space, residences and an Equinox® Hotel to Downtown Los Angeles.  Nelson Rising also served as an opening speaker for the event which hosted luminaries such as Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, County Supervisors Hilda Solis, Mark Ridley Thomas, and Kathryn Barger, and hundreds of attendees.

Rising Realty Partners Announces Leadership Transition

Rising Realty Partners Announces Leadership Transition

Los Angeles-based Rising Realty Partners (Rising), a family-owned, vertically-integrated real estate investment and operating platform has announced that effective January 1, 2019, cofounder Christopher Rising has become Chief Executive Officer (CEO), having previously served as President. Nelson Rising will continue as company Chairman and as a member of the investment committee.  

Rising Realty Partners Recapitalizes The CalEdison DTLA with GreenOak Real Estate

Rising Realty Partners Recapitalizes The CalEdison DTLA with GreenOak Real Estate

Rising Realty Partners (Rising) and GreenOak Real Estate (GreenOak) announced today a recapitalization of The CalEdison DTLA (The CalEdison), a historic Art Deco office building in Downtown Los Angeles.  GreenOak acquired its interest in the building from the previous joint venture partnership managed by Lionstone Investments (Lionstone).  Rising will continue to act as operating and managing partner for The CalEdison.

LA's Top Landlords Talk Value Creation and Opportunity Zones

LA's Top Landlords Talk Value Creation and Opportunity Zones

By Alison Stateman | Commercial Observer

Landlords that want to prosper need to have their finger on the pulse of demographic changes, according to some of the industry’s top landlords who spoke on a panel devoted to the owner’s perspective at Commercial Observer’s Inaugural Financing Commercial Real Estate Forum in Los Angeles.

Chris Rising on Tech Impact on Tenants and Why the Western Market Rules

Chris Rising on Tech Impact on Tenants and Why the Western Market Rules

By Alison Stateman | Commercial Observer

Chris Rising, 49, has witnessed the evolution of the office market firsthand. As a former lawyer and assistant to brokerage legend John C. Cushman, before co-founding Rising Realty Partners with his father Nelson Rising, a noted developer of the U.S. Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles, among other properties, he has watched as technology radically impacted office space and design. Since 2011, Rising Realty has played a major role in shaping development in downtown Los Angeles.

Pace of Innovation and Office Needs

Pace of Innovation and Office Needs

By Chris Rising

Over a relatively short period of time, artificial intelligence and complementary technologies once thought of as only possible on “The Jetsons,” have become commonplace in our modern office environment.  These major leaps in technological advancement have made our workplaces more efficient, connected, and even environmentally friendly in some cases. However, such advanced systems require clear and fast channels of data transmission to work at optimal levels.

Our Commitment: Green Janitor Program

Our Commitment: Green Janitor Program

By Kayce Hawk

As part of Rising’s environmental impact strategy and commitment, our DTLA portfolio participated in the Green Janitor Education Program, a statewide program developed by Building Skills Partnership to reduce the carbon footprint of green commercial buildings. The program addresses the operations and maintenance practices of certified green buildings, specifically the energy management and green cleaning practices in commercial buildings, by providing vocational training for janitorial staff.

What Millennials Really Want in their Office Environments

What Millennials Really Want in their Office Environments

By Chris Rising

By 2025, millennials will make up 75% of the workforce. We’ve talked previously about how millennials are changing the CRE landscape and the evolution of the modern office, but what do millennials want out of their office environments? The research may surprise you. Let’s look at what we’ve learned and how Rising is staying ahead of the trends.

Technology Tools that the Real Estate Pros are Using

Technology Tools that the Real Estate Pros are Using

By Chris Rising

I host a podcast called The Real Market. I started this podcast as a way to bring the real estate conference panels to your headphones - on your time, wherever you wanted. I interview some of the biggest names in the real estate industry - brokers, architects, investors, and developers to learn what they do, how they do it, and what drives their success. We talk about the latest trends across regional markets, capital flows, both national and global, and explore technology's role in shaping all of them.

Where Are We Now? Rising's Mid-Year Review

Where Are We Now? Rising's Mid-Year Review

By Chris Rising

Economic metrics indicate that the economy is “on fire” with the lowest unemployment rate in 50 years. Headlines read: “Trump tax breaks giving companies more profits!”. The data shows the fundamentals of the economy are strong overall. In actuality, our view is more like an old cheeky television ad: things are “good, but not great”.