Author Archives: Kayla

“Huge Majority of New LA Housing is Apartments and Condos”

In case you doubted that Los Angeles is densifying, new state data reveals that a huge majority of new housing units are multifamily (meaning apartments and condos), as opposed to single-family. In Los Angeles County, between 2011 and 2013, 87.1 … Continue reading

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New Project: Remodeling the 3rd Floor of 10801 National Building

The 3rd floor renovation of the 10801 National Building is about to begin. With an addition of new tiles and better lighting, and the replacement of carpet and wallpaper, the current out-dated look will receive a modern makeover. The new … Continue reading

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LA County Rents Expected to Hit Average of $1,705 This Year

A new report predicts that LA County will see average rents jump 4.5 percent this year, a record increase and more than double last year’s. The brokerage firm Marcus & Millichap blames low inventory and a rebounding job market for … Continue reading

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Development: Western WeHo’s Santa Monica Getting Mixed-Use Apartments

  The Santa Monica Boulevard apartmentification action is heading west–last week, West Hollywood filed a notice (pdf) that they were going to prepare the necessary environmental docs for a new mixed-use development on Santa Monica near Knoll Drive. The one-acre … Continue reading

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Century City Getting 10 New Single-Family Houses For 42 Total

Fun fact: there are only 32 free-standing single-family houses in Century City (at least according to a developer). They’re all in the gated Century Woods, home to the aging doyennes of the Westside, and now developer California Landmark Group is … Continue reading

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