Southern California Real Estate and Neighborhoods

Month: March 2017

The LA Skyline in 2030

Here is visualization of what LA will look like in 2030 (as viewed from Griffith Park). The image shows several currently under development projects – Wilshire Grand Center, Circa, Oceanwide, Metropolis, W Hotel and Olympia. Visualisation reveals how the Los Angeles skyline might look in 2030

Court Blocks Banning Ranch Development in Newport Beach

A victory for preservations and environmentalist, the State Supreme Court unamiously struck down the approval for the development of the 401 acre former oil field. “Justices decided Thursday that Newport Beach “suppressed” information about environmentally sensitive habitat on the property.” The Banning Ranch Conservancy, who […]

Pricey Rents for New Apartments in Echo Park


The 333B project at Temple, Union and Belmont are offering apartments in a price range normally seen on the westside. Apartments go for $2000 – $6705 per month, likely a new high for the area.

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How much higher can they go? Asking rents top $6,700 a month in new Echo Park apartment building


Millard Sheets Designed Former Banks Gets Landmark Status in Santa Monica

Ending five years of controversy, the former Home Savings bank building and its mural has been given landmark status. This, despite Sheets own dislike for the mural. “I would never do it again,” Sheets once said in an interview. “It’s too much mosaic. It’s too much […]

Two Companies Vie to a Build Surf Park in the Desert

You might soon be able to hang ten before heading off for Coachella. Honokea Surf Villages and Resorts is currently acquring property in Indio to build a Surf Park, but they will have to beat out Matteson Capital and Quicksilver which already have approval for a surf […]