Market Research
Who’s doing all this work? Who’s the talk of the town? We asked L.A. firms to tell us what—and who—impressed them most. Here’s the buzz in La La Land.
Most Admired Developers
#1
Related Companies
#2
CIM
#3
Avalon Bay
#4
Hudson Pacific Properties
#5
Mack Urban
Most Influential Real Estate Firms
#1
CBRE
#2
Agency
#3
Douglas Elliman
Most Influential Real Estate Brokers
#1
Carl Muhlstein of JLL
#2
Phillip Sample of CBE
Most Admired Recently Completed Developments
#1
Platform
#2
Nomad Hotel
#3
Wilshire Grand
Downtown LA Residential Growth
Estimated Population
71,000+
New Units Available
2,027
Condo Units Under Construction
1,839
Affordable Units Under Construction
137
Downtown LA Hospitality Growth
Annual Visitors to Downtown
19 million+
Hotel Rooms Available
8,814
Hotel Rooms Under Construction
1,271
Hotel Rooms Proposed
9,455
Downtown LA Office Growth
Square Feet of Office Space
68 million+
Square Feet Under Construction
3 million
Square Feet of Proposed Space
3.3 million
Downtown LA Retail Growth
Square Feet of Retail Space
22 million+
Square Feet Under Construction
1.1 million
Square Feet of Proposed Space
2.6 million
Featured Projects

Firm: Gensler

Project: Banc of California Stadium

Square Feet: 70,300

Developer: Legends Project Development

Firms: JG Neukomm, SPAN Architecture, Gensler, Harley Ellis Devereaux, and AECOM

Project: Metropolis

Square Feet: 3,500,000

Developer: Greenland

Firm: Marmol Radziner

Project: 945 W 8th Street Apartments

Square Feet: 1,350,000

Developer: Brookfield Properties

Firm: Rios Clementi Hale Studios

Project: Music Center Plaza

Square Feet: 43,000

Developer: Los Angeles County

Firms: Yabu Pushelberg and Harley Ellis Devereaux

Project: Century Plaza Hotel and Towers

Square Feet: 967,000

Developer: Next Century Partners

Firm: Clive Wilkinson Architects

Project: Santa Monica College Center for Media and Design and KCRW Media Center

Square Feet: 115,000

Developer: Santa Monica College

Firm: AC Martin

Project: Onni Times Square

Square Feet: 1,100,000

Developer: Onni Group

Firm: Patrick Tighe Architecture

Project: Copper on Beverly

Square Feet: 75,000

Developer: 4-Site Development

Firm: Commune

Project: El Centro Apartments & Bungalows

Square Feet: 74,000

Developer: DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners and Clarett West Development

Firm: Shubin Donaldson

Project: 5300 McConnell

Square Feet: 73,000

Developer: Wonderful Co

Section compiled by Wing Leung
Section written by Mike Zimmerman
Section designed by Darlene Portades