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Concerto Mikey Wally

Concerto Heads to Court Planning for a Sale

By Eric Richardson — January 18, 2011 — 5 Comments

Developer Sonny Astani hopes to sell his 30-story Concerto tower by the end of the month, but in the meantime the legal fight over construction continues.

Union Station Eric Richardson

Metro Confirms Talks to Buy Union Station

By Eric Richardson — January 07, 2011 — 2 Comments

Metro today confirmed that is working on a deal to acquire Union Station, potentially in partnership with the High-Speed Rail project.

Brockman Building Dakota Smith / Curbed LA

Brockman Moves Toward Auction, Roosevelt Next?

By Eric Richardson — December 27, 2010 — 9 Comments

A judge last week gave Bank of America permission to foreclose the Brockman Building's 76 lofts. Next month the bank will argue to do the same at the 222-unit Roosevelt Lofts.

L.A. Event Center Proposal by Gensler Gensler

First Look: Renderings for Downtown NFL Stadium

By Eric Richardson — December 15, 2010 — 149 Comments

Renderings are being unveiled today for the L.A. Event Center, the NFL stadium proposed to rise next to Staples Center and L.A. Live.

Wilshire Grand Project A.C. Martin

Wilshire Grand Project Announces Labor Deals

By Eric Richardson — December 15, 2010 — 2 Comments

One day before heading to the Planning Commission, city officials and project representatives gathered Wednesday to announce a pair of labor agreements.


By Eric Richardson — December 14, 2010 — 18 Comments

AEG will hold a press conference on Wednesday to show off the first renderings of its proposed NFL stadium and events center.

Convention Center West Hall Eric Richardson

NFL Deal to Happen Fast or Not at All, Leiweke Says

By Eric Richardson — December 08, 2010 — 51 Comments

The deals needed to bring a new stadium and at least one NFL team to Downtown will happen in the next three months or not at all, AEG CEO Tim Leiweke said today.

Mangrove Estate Eric Richardson

Nikkei Center Development Runs Out of Time

By Eric Richardson — December 07, 2010 — 3 Comments

Time to negotiate a purchase of city-owned land at 1st and Alameda appears set to run out for the developer of the proposed Nikkei Center, but he still hopes to build on the site.

Historic Core at Dusk

By Eric Richardson — December 02, 2010 — 16 Comments

According to a report released this week, Downtown will have added nearly 1,800 apartment units when 2010 closes, over half of the total for L.A. County.

Kyoto Grand / Weller Court Eric Richardson

Doubletree Plans for Kyoto Grand Move Forward

By Eric Richardson — November 24, 2010 — 18 Comments

Plans to give Little Tokyo's Kyoto Grand its first American hotel flag are moving forward, and the hotel's owner hopes to get an agreement signed in December.

540 S. Santa Fe Eric Richardson

Nothing is Simple Down by the River

By Eric Richardson — November 17, 2010 — 3 Comments

The sleepy banks of the Los Angeles River are anything but these days. Multiple efforts have their eyes on parcels along the waterway and the plans aren't always compatible.