Visitors who come at all hours every day to marvel at architect Frank Gehry's gleaming Walt Disney Concert Hall routinely turn their backs on the eyesore across Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles.
By Eddie Kim, Jon Regardie and Nicholas Slayton | Downtown News
DTLA - When it comes to transformative projects, it will be hard for Downtown Los Angeles to top 2017. After all, last year saw the opening of the $1.2 billion Wilshire Grand Center, the tallest building west of the Mississippi. Additionally, the community welcomed its largest recreation space in L.A. State Historic Park, several new hotels and approximately a dozen housing developments.
By Andrea Alonso | LA Magazine
The Historic Core continues its zealous surge of redevelopment with the current restoration of The Trust Building on Spring Street. Rising Realty Partners has just released its first renderings of the building’s ambitious makeover, the largest restoration project to take place on Spring.
By Roger Vincent | LA times
The Jerde Partnership, one of Los Angeles’ best-known architecture firms, will move its headquarters from the Venice boardwalk to downtown as rising rents and traffic congestion speed its departure from the Westside.
Jerde has had offices on the offbeat beachside pedestrian pathway for three decades, but its lease was about to expire and the search for another area office was daunting.
By Julia Wick | LAist
Dwarfed by the neighboring U.S. Bank Tower, the average passerby probably wouldn't even notice the 14-story Southern California Edison Company Building as they make their way between the skyscrapers in downtown L.A.'s Financial District. Missing it, however, would be a mistake.
Nossa Familia Coffee goes into the classic 1931 Art Deco CalEdison building
There’s an amazing new place to drink coffee in Downtown Los Angeles and it’s completely hidden from plain view unless one knows where to look. Tucked into the amazing and redesigned lobby of the CalEdison Building in the heart of Downtown LA’s Financial District, this glorious Art Deco space now houses Nossa Familia Coffee, which hails from Portland, Oregon. The Brazilian-style coffee bar will officially open on September 15, though anyone who works in Financial District can pop in now for a quick coffee from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles will honor Nelson and Christopher Rising of Rising Realty Partners at its 2017 Wish Gala. The nonprofit, which grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, has selected the Risings for their long-time commitment to development and philanthropy in Los Angeles.
Time is money and businesses can save both by making the best possible use of technology in commercial real estate transactions. At CRE.Converge 2017 in October, Rising Realty Partners Executive Vice President of Acquisitions Matthew Ahrens will moderate a panel examining how investment firms can use technology to optimize real estate transactions from start to finish. In his role with Rising Realty Partners, Ahrens has led the acquisition of 5 million square feet of office investments with a capitalized value of $1.5 billion. In advance of the conference, NAIOP asked Ahrens for his perspective on using technology to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of real estate transactions.
Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has moved its Los Angeles office to The CalEdison DTLA (The CalEdison) to accommodate the firm's continued growth in the region. The Los Angeles team has grown to 30 lawyers and business professionals, more than doubling in size since 2015.