Downtown News names The Trust Building as one of the projects to watch in 2018

Downtown News names The Trust Building as one of the projects to watch in 2018

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.

An Art Deco Masterpiece is Coming Back to Life in the Historic Core

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. 

Jerde architecture firm will quit congested Venice for downtown Los Angeles

Jerde architecture firm will quit congested Venice for downtown Los Angeles

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.

Your New Favorite Place To Work And Drink Coffee Is An Art Deco Downtown Lobby

Your New Favorite Place To Work And Drink Coffee Is An Art Deco Downtown Lobby

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.

This Downtown Lobby Might Be the Most Gorgeous Place to Drink Coffee in LA

This Downtown Lobby Might Be the Most Gorgeous Place to Drink Coffee in LA

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 to Honor Nelson & Christopher Rising of Rising Realty Partners at 2017 Wish Gala

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.

Tech Investments in Real Estate Transactions that Pay Off

By Marie Ruff with Matt Ahrens | NAIOP

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 Moves Larger Los Angeles Office to Prominent CalEdison DTLA to Accommodate Strategic Growth

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.