Neighborhoods in Downtown LA! Fourth and Main!

A century ago Spring and Main were the center of Los Angeles’ financial boom. Gilmore Associates became the first to reinvest in the Historic Core by establishing the Old Bank District. These are old financial buildings turned into residential buildings. Fourth and Main are now home to some of Downtown’s highest profile restaurants and art galleries. It is the area for the widely popular Downtown LA Artwalk.

Review of a Downtown LA Loft for Sale! Concerto Lofts!

901 S. FLOWER ST. #609, LOS ANGELES, CA 90015
Offered at $619,000
973 sq. ft. HOA is $249.22

Review: Spacious. Vacant. Kitchen is cream colored and white. Two closets in the hallway. Washer/dryer closet is in the bedroom. Bedroom has a closet. View is above the gym building. Nice view because on a higher floor. Faces the pool. Balcony view is of the beautiful Downtown LA buildings. Bedroom and living room are very spacious and have a good layout. There are sliding doors for the bedroom. Overall, the layout is great and is great for Downtown LA living. The amenities are beautiful and they include a floor to ceiling glass gym facing the pool area. The pool is classy and stylish. There is a picnic area and BBQ grill area. Also, there is a fire pit and lounge area. This unit has alot of great qualities and it’s a great time to think about buying a unit like this in Downtown LA.

Just Showed Downtown LA Lofts! Concerto Lofts for sale!

Concerto507

901 S. FLOWER ST. #507, LOS ANGELES, CA 90015
Offered at $639,000 990 sq. ft. HOA is $251.75

Just showed unit #507 at the Concerto Lofts!

Review: Gorgeous. Well staged. Upgrades are beautiful. Kitchen has really nice backsplash. Front entrance tiles are upgraded. Spacious living room. Classy and stylish kitchen. Great view of the pool and the Downtown LA buildings. Great large balcony facing the pool area. Good amount of light comes in. Two large closets in the hallway. Comes with washer/dryer. Overall, this is a a great unit!

Showings Scheduled for Downtown LA Lofts Today! The Concerto Lofts!

SHOWINGS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY!

Today, I will be showing my client the Concerto Lofts for sale.

901 S. FLOWER ST. #609, LOS ANGELES, CA 90015
Offered at $619,000
973 sq. ft. HOA is $249.22

901 S. FLOWER ST. #507, LOS ANGELES, CA 90015
Offered at $639,000 990 sq. ft. HOA is $251.75

Concerto far pool and gym 2

Pool and spa

Concerto Lofts is in the heart of urban South Park, close to L.A. LIVE, FIDM, fine restaurants, cafes, arts and entertainment. Concerto is luxurious, contemporary and has an enduring design. Constructed by Sonny Astani in 2009, it is located in a busy, vibrant, part of downtown creating positive energy in the neighborhood.

Each loft offers sleek German crafted kitchens with fully integrated appliances. Bathrooms are oversized and designer finished with Toto and Ann Sacks accents. There are large oversized windows and patios/balconies in selected units. Further, the floor plans are generous.

The amenities include a one-acre sanctuary like park with a saltwater pool, spa, indoor/outdoor private fitness center, outdoor kitchen, barbeque pits, private cabanas and a Tai Chi Park. The park sanctuary benefits both residents and passersby with its outdoor green space.

Concerto has contemporary sophistication, luxury and comfort. Close to several entertainment venues, it provides residents with excitement and an array of activities they can participate in.

Building Features

• 7 Stories with 77 units

• Salt Water Pool

• Tai Chi Park

• Private Cabanas

• Indoor/Outdoor Private Fitness Center

• Fire Pits

• Custom Bulgarian Marble

• 150 Bicycle Parking Spaces

• One Acre Park

• Custom Zinc Panel Facade

Unit Features

• German crafted Kitchens

• Caesarstone Quartz Countertops

• Spacious Closets

• Washer and Dryer Hook ups

• Ann Sacks Designer Shower Tiles

• Miele Hood Fan

• Fagor Convection Oven and Stove Cooktop, Energy Star Certified

• Sleek Cabinetry

• Hardwood Plank Floors

LA is One of the Globe’s Most Financially Potent Metropolises

LOS ANGELES PICTURE

Los Angeles is home to the movie industry and to the largest ports in the nation. It is the biggest city in a state that has more billionaires than any other place except the United States itself and China.

LA has now been determined to be one of the globe’s most financially potent metropolises.

Los Angeles is the biggest city in a state that has more billionaires than any other place except the United States itself and China. L.A. is home to the movie industry and to the largest ports in the nation, the latter of which are known to generate more than $1 billion a day in economic activity.

The Atlantic analyzed five world economic powerhouse lists to come up with its own ranking of “the world’s 25 most economically powerful cities on our combined Global City Economic Power Index.”
L.A. came in at seventh place, up from from ninth place in 2012, when The Atlantic last produced a similar ranking.

Featured Downtown LA Loft of the Day! The Toy Factory Lofts!

Industrial St. is home to the Toy Factory Lofts, which is located in the warehouse district of downtown Los Angeles. This new creative neighborhood establishes a revitalization of an authentic 1924 L.A. warehouse and former toy factory into 119 live/work condo lofts with retail services on the ground floor. Constructed in 1924, the Toy Factory Lofts was modernized by Linear City, Donald Barany Architects in 2006.

Each loft features polished concrete floors and thick poured in place concrete columns. The lofts have integrated kitchens and spacious bathrooms including oversized baths, stainless steel appliances and Grohe ® fixtures. They also feature ceilings from 11 to 20 feet.

The rooftop sundeck and pool offer downtown, river and mountain views. At the retail level on the ground floor, there are fine restaurants and boutique shops. The building is accessed though a secure entry system and 24-hour doorperson.

The Toy Factory Lofts provides the loft experience with high ceilings, and sandblasted concrete. Perfect for live/work activity, the Toy Factory Lofts provides forward thinking residents a great place to create with an environment that is close to the historic 1st, 4th and 6th street bridges and the L.A. River.

Building Features

• 7 Stories with 109 units

• Rooftop Pool

• Grand Entrance Lobby

• Sundeck

• 2 Landscaped Gardens

• 24 Hour Doorman

• Secure Direct to your Unit Parking

• Downtown, River and Mountain Views

• 2 Oversized Elevators

Unit Features

• Stainless Steel Cabinets and Appliances

• 11’ to 20’ Ceilings

• Full Length Vanity Mirror

• Track Lighting

• Polished Concrete Floors

• Central Heat/AC

• Deep Soaking Tubs

• Ceramic Tile Surround for Tub and Shower

• Washer and Dryer ready

• Double Pane Thermal Windows

New Developments in Downtown LA! Broadway Has a New Rental Building!

The 1906 Bumiller/Campbell Blake Building, at 430 S. Broadway, has been converted into 58 live/work units.

Building Features

Studio to three-bedroom apartments ranging from about 325-1,550 square feet.

Rental prices from $1,250-$3,500.

Amenities

A gym, garden and grill area are on the rooftop deck.

Parking

19 parking stalls

Unique Feature of the building:

Two skylights that bring natural light into the center of the building.

Featured Downtown LA Loft of the Day! The Higgins Lofts!

ceiling top lobby

The Higgins Building Lofts has many authentic loft features such as polished concrete floors, original tile, exposed brick and ductwork and the original cage elevators. There is a roof top lounge with amazing city views on the top floor. This landmark building was created in 1910 by copper tycoon Thomas Higgins and designed in the Beaux-Arts style by Architects Arthur L. Haley and A.C. Martin. On the street level of the building, there is Pit Fire Pizza, an art gallery, Groundworks Coffee, Lilya Chinese Café and the Edison Jazz Club. The building was constructed by Arthur L. Haley and A.C. Martin in 1910 and modernized by Barry Shy in 2002.

The lobby entrance has vestiges of classic detailing including mosaic tile flooring, caged elevators rebuilt with birds eye maple, meticulous ironwork, imported marble, original zinc covered doorways and windows. Some units have dramatic views of the downtown skyline and Walt Disney Concert Hall ® .

In the basement of the building is the Edison Lounge®, which was once the boiler room, which supplied power to the office above. The Higgins building is in a great area where Downtown is flourishing again.

Building Features

• 10 Stories with 135 Units

• World Class Edison Bar ® in Basement

• Iron Caged Elevators Rebuilt in Birds Eye Maple

• Rooftop Common Area

• 24/7 Security

• Classic Beaux-Arts Architecture

Unit Features

• Zinc Covered Doors and Windows

• Gourmet Stainless Steel Kitchens

• Exposed Ceilings

• Period Iron worked Hand railing

• Imported Marble Wainscoting ® Throughout Hallways

• Mosaic Tile Flooring

• Polished Concrete Floors

Downtown LA Has a New Luxury Rental Building! The Emerson!

Pool Table at the Emerson

Rooftop Emerson

Pool at the Emerson

Downtown LA has a new luxury rental building in town and they are now accepting tenants. This new rental building is called the Emerson and it is located near the MOCA and the upcoming Broad Museum and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The Emerson rises 20 stories high with residences ranging from studios to one and two bedroom layouts.

Building Features

Caesarstone© counters

Walnut Cabinetry

Premium Stainless Steel appliance by Fisher & Paykel and Bosch©

Rich Marble tubs

Penthouse Lounge Amenities
include an outdoor terrace with panoramic views of the city. The lounge has a custom billiards table, a catering kitchen and dining area for private events.

Penthouse Terrace Features:

Double sided fireplace

BBQs with grilling areas

Outdoor seating and two outdoor TVs

1st Floor Amenities:

Outdoor Pool and Jacuzzi and outdoor BBQ area

Pet Spa

Outdoor Dog Run

Media Lounge with TV

Library with a fireplace and Wi-Fi, a printer and coffee station

Fitness Center with a yoga room and steam rooms

This building is creative, luxurious and the interior design is beautiful. It is located at 225 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012. For more information about this building, you can visit their site at TheEmersonLA.com. You can also give me a call at (310) 430-1949 and I can book an appointment for you to see the units! Maple Navarro, Real Estate Agent Calbre#01924421

The Ritz Carlton is Planning to Add 75 Rooms in a New 38 Story Tower in South Park!

The Ritz Carlton is planning to add 75 rooms in a new 38 story tower in South Park!

Luma Staples

A new addition to the Ritz Carlton is being planned in South Park. AEG, which is the owner of LA Live where the JW Marriot is located, is seeking the support from the LA City Council for the new building. The JW Marriot would then be the second largest hotel in California after the Hilton San Francisco in Union Square, which has 1,908 rooms.