Producing the Downtown LA Market Report each quarter involves a lot of numbers and stats – from occupancy rates and new construction figures to square footage and leasing percentages – and making sense of the patterns and trends in all that data. But as any seasoned developer knows, to really understand what's going on in a market, you must get out there yourself and walk the streets, tour the properties, listen to the people, and experience the environment in real time.
Hacking the Highrise is about how DTLA's office towers are being reimagined for a new era of city living and a new generation of tenants.
We're looking inside, outside and all around: office spaces, common areas, infrastructure, technology, amenities, social activity, and cultural programming that connects people and companies within their buildings and to the surrounding neighborhoods.
As summer turns to autumn and we finally say goodbye to 100-degree days, most are happy to see the heat go. But just in the last 30 days, we've seen the opening of prominent stores that confirm the retail scene in Downtown LA is as hot as ever! Which is exactly what we say in our just-released 2018 Downtown LA Retail Report.
Here are some notable highlights of new retail shops that have opened within the last month.