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. 

DCBID Pushes for Office Diversification

GlobeSt.com | 6.18.2018

The Downtown Los Angeles market is maturing, but it still has room to grow. In its next phase, the Downtown Central Business Improvement District, which has been integral in the market’s expansion, is focusing on the office and retail sectors to support more growth. 

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A Decade of L.A. Live

LA Downtown News | 6.18.2018

In the mid-1990s, South Park was mostly a dead zone, particularly after dark. That changed somewhat in 1999, when Staples Center opened, but aside from game and concert nights, or during big events at the Convention Center, there was still little activity in the community.

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Angels Landing Partners Makes it Official

CoStar | 6.14.2018

Angels Landing Partners LLC, a conglomeration of three minority-owned firms, formally filed plans to develop a $1.2 billion project at the Angels Landing site in downtown Los Angeles that would include the tallest residential tower west of the Mississippi River. 

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Is DTLA Passing Its “Prove It” Years?

GlobeSt.com | 6.14.2018

Downtown Los Angeles is surviving its prove-it years. With several apartment projects delivering, 2017 and 2018 have been considered “prove it” years for the market. Despite the surge of new supply, the market continues to show strong multifamily absorption and rental rate growth...

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Hope and Wilshire Becomes Carol Schatz Square

LA Downtown News | 5.8.2018

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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