DCBID in the News

The buzz about Downtown LA grows exponentially each year, with stories running in local, regional, and national press. DCBID initiatives earn coverage from a number of media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, KPCC, Los Angeles Downtown News, and Los Angeles Business Journal. 

City of Los Angeles Dedicates Carol Schatz Square Honoring Leader of the Downtown Renaissance

Macy + Associates | 5.3.2018

The City of Los Angeles today dedicated the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Hope Street in Downtown LA as Carol Schatz Square, honoring the noted civic and business leader for leading the Downtown Renaissance. 

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Downtowners Are Still Affluent, Young and Highly Educated

LA Downtown News | 4.3.2018

When the Downtown Center Business Improvement District released its survey of the residential population back in February 2007, three things were apparent about the people living in the community: They were affluent...they were young...and they were highly educated. Fast forward 11 years and the makeup of the community is largely the same — the big difference is that there are tens of thousands more people.

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DTLA Building Boom Sets New Record in 2017

Connect Media | 3.12.2018

The Downtown Center Business Improvement District’s (DCBID) Q4 2017 Downtown Market Report revealed that the DTLA Renaissance is growing ever stronger, with substantial gains scored across all sectors. Residential development led the way with a record-breaking 2,831 units coming to market in 2017 in 11 projects. With nearly 10,000 more units under construction, and almost 30,000 units proposed, more records are likely to fall in the coming years.

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DCBID Launches Annual Study of Downtown

LA Downtown News | 10.3.2017

Every two years, the Downtown Center Business Improvement District prepares a report that provides information about the demographics of Downtown residents and workers, and details some of the businesses, shops and restaurants they patronize, as well as what they want to see in the community.

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A Crisis of Housing Affordability

LA Business Journal | 4.10.2017

The housing boom in Downtown Los Angeles is exciting. The residential revolution that began in 2000 and slowed during the recession has hit a new peak.

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Los Angeles' Arts District Lures Developers - But Loses Artists

Financial Times | 3.30.2017

Glass towers and international designers are heading to Los Angeles' Arts District, the downtown neighborhood filled with converted warehouses, industrial lots and funky art spaces.

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Meet the Millennial Marketing LA's Luxury Mansions Like Hollywood Movies

Forbes | 3.27.17

The luxury real estate marketing in Los Angeles ranks as one of the most fiercely competitive in the world, with firms large and small all vying for top listings in coveted locations.

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Low Vacancy Brings National Retailers To DTLA

Globe St. | 3.17.17

The retail vacancy rate in Downtown Los Angeles fell more than 51% at the end of 2016, thanks to the focus from national and international retailers.

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