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Concerto Mikey Wally

Concerto Changes Hands, Staying Condo

By Eric Richardson — February 18, 2011

The 271-unit Concerto tower is changing hands but staying condo as part of a settlement reached by developer Sonny Astani and the entity that had bought his loan.

Santee Village Lofts Eric Richardson

Santee Village Lofts Set to Hit the Market

By Eric Richardson — February 16, 2011 — 6 Comments

As the first 19 condo units at Santee Village Lofts go on the market, new owner Kennedy Wilson believes that attractive pricing will be the ticket to success.

Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. Live Eric Richardson

Ritz Residences Close First Escrow

By Eric Richardson — February 15, 2011 — 2 Comments

The Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. Live closed its first escrow on Tuesday, bringing new life to a project that broke ground in June of 2007.

Farmers Field

By Eric Richardson — February 08, 2011 — 16 Comments

According to Tim Leiweke, AEG will be submitting its stadium proposal to the City this week. He hopes the document will help silence the plan's critics.


By Eric Richardson — February 02, 2011 — 10 Comments

On Monday evening, the Downtown community is asked to give their input on an ambitious mixed-use center for the arts proposed for Broadway.

L.A. Event Center Proposal by Gensler Gensler

AEG to Hold Briefing on Stadium Progress

By Eric Richardson — January 27, 2011 — 10 Comments

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be among the speakers at a Tuesday briefing updating the media on AEG's plans to bring the NFL to Downtown.

Eric Richardson

Big Dreams for the North End of Broadway

By Eric Richardson — January 26, 2011 — 9 Comments

Four years after taking over the Redwood Bar, Christian Frizzell is part of a team with big plans for the buildings at the north end of the Broadway corridor.

SCI-Arc Campus Eric Richardson

SCI-Arc Campus Part of Ten Property Deal

By Eric Richardson — January 24, 2011 — 8 Comments

The table is set for SCI-Arc to buy its quarter-mile-long campus after the property changed hands today as part of a ten property settlement by bankrupt Meruelo Maddux.

Case Hotel

By Eric Richardson — January 20, 2011 — 2 Comments

On Tuesday, City Council postponed action on several redevelopment projects that add up to nearly a billion dollars once approved.

L.A. Event Center Proposal by Gensler Gensler

AEG's Stadium Plan Gets Its First Day

By Eric Richardson — January 19, 2011 — 3 Comments

Wednesday's first hearing for AEG's plans to put an NFL stadium and events center next to Staples Center showed plenty of support inside City Hall, but also plenty of work left to be done on the project's financial analysis.

Building Downtown is a Family Business

By Eric Richardson — January 19, 2011 — 11 Comments

A family-run construction business, MDM Builders has had its hands in opening a surprising number of Downtown buildings over the last five years, with more on the way.