Investors Move Up Risk Spectrum, though Gateway Cities Growth Present Compelling Case

Investors Move Up Risk Spectrum, though Gateway Cities Growth Present Compelling Case

By Dennis Kaiser | Connect Media

Connect Los Angeles is the event that helped launch Connect Media five years ago. The standing-room-only crowd of more than 500 at this year’s Connect LA conference heard a wide-ranging conversation among commercial real estate’s leaders. In addition to five deep- dive panel discussions, there were three special presentations, capped by a salute over cocktails to the latest winners of Connect Media’s Top Broker and Women in Real Estate Awards.

Rising Realty Partners Chris Rising Previews Connect Los Angeles

Rising Realty Partners Chris Rising Previews Connect Los Angeles

By Dennis Kaiser | Connect Media

Connect Los Angeles is just around the corner on March 21stat the Hotel Indigo Downtown Los Angeles. The planned line-up includes five deep dives into the opportunities and challenges across asset classes, the future of work, financing today’s deals, legislation and the economy. Leading up to the conference we asked Rising Realty Partners’ Chris Rising to share his thoughts about the commercial real estate market in our latest 3 CRE Q&A.

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.