Categories for Revitalizing the Westside

Culver City Public Market Coming in 2020

culver city public market
June 13, 2018 | ,

Regency Centers, together with Urbanspace, are developing a public market in Culver City at Washington Blvd and Centinela Avenue. Touted as the Downtown’s Grand Central Market for the Westside, Culver City Public Market will turn the area into a shopping and dining destination. What To Expect The public market will focus around a market hall. This type of anchor is... Read More

Amazon Studios (And More) is Coming to Culver City

Amazon Studios
May 3, 2018 | ,

Amazon Studios Amazon, the tech giant, is moving its production company, Amazon Studios to Culver City. In addition to leasing property at the Culver Studios complex, Amazon is also leasing 75,000 square feet of space at the Culver Steps development. When combined, Amazon will have 350,000 square feet of space in Culver City. In addition to the production arm of... Read More

Is an Iconic Bridge in Marina Del Rey Coming?

Marina del Rey
March 30, 2018 |

Marina Del Rey is known for its shoreline of inlets and basins making for beautiful waterfront homes and businesses. However, for those biking the Marvin Braude Bike Trail never get to see the area. Due to an idea by avid cyclist and design principal at Abramson Teiger Architects, that may change. Current Bike Trail Design Currently, the Marvin Braude Bike... Read More

The Ocean Avenue Project in Santa Monica

ocean avenue project
February 1, 2018 | ,

In the planning stages since 2007, the Ocean Avenue Project has continued to evolve. Changes are due to outreach to residents and community stakeholders in downtown Santa Monica. Just recently, a revised design concept by Frank Gehry was released showing a beautiful mixed-use complex. What Is the Ocean Avenue Project? The Ocean Avenue Project is a two-acre site that sits... Read More

Culver Steps: Area of Culver City Soon To Be Walkable

Culver Steps
January 9, 2018 | ,

Culver City is growing, and it’s growing in a way that is likely to attract a lot of attention from millennials and others looking for walkability. Enter Culver Steps. What is Culver Steps? It is a mixed-use development that will contain retail space, office space, and public space. Considered a walkable urban hub, this project is finally under construction with... Read More

Santa Monica Sears Store to Get $50 Million Makeover

Santa Monica Sears building
December 6, 2017 | ,

Sitting vacant since April, the Art Deco Santa Monica Sears store landmark is about to receive new life. With a $50 million makeover, the building that once housed down-to-earth general merchandise will become to luxury offices and retail space called Mark 302. Developers across the nation are trying to find ways to repurpose big-box stores left empty by a changing... Read More

Hollywood: A Hot Real Estate Market Again

November 5, 2017 | ,

Hollywood is known to the world for entertainment. Recently, however, the Hollywood real estate market that has languished for years has made a remarkable comeback. Let’s take a look at how it happened and what this means for you. How Hollywood Came Back For years, it did not look like Hollywood would ever be considered a great real estate market... Read More

Century Plaza

century plaza
October 4, 2017 | ,

For those looking for more than a “place to live,” Century Plaza may be just what you are seeking. The designers of this walkable enclave have put everything at your fingertips. Hotel Living The Century Plaza has always been “the place to be” and the 400-room hotel has been renovated with that designation in mind. Amenities include such things as:... Read More

West Hollywood: Magnet for High-End Developments

West Hollywood
August 30, 2017 | ,

Over the years, I’ve watched as the Westside has grown and developed. One area that seems to draw in luxury is West Hollywood along the Sunset Strip. Once home to the odd counterculture, the Sunset Strip is now radically different, showing the world it has class. Sure, it is only a mile and a half long, but what you can... Read More

Expo Line Connects Culver City to Santa Monica

Expo line
August 6, 2017 | Tags: , , , , ,

By now, you’ve noticed the newly extended Expo line that has connected Culver City to Santa Monica. Beginning this past May when the line opened, residents have made this metro more popular than just about any other in the US. Why is this Expo Line making headlines as far away as New York? Here are a few reasons those on... Read More