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Update

March 1, 2022
Mortgage rates have gone down for the first time in 5 weeks! The average rate is now 3.89%

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March 4, 2022
For the first time in 2 months, a single family home has hit the resale market in playa vista. The collection Plan 2 home is Listed at $3,249,000. The last one of these homes available sold for 3,410,000.

Google expands in Playa Vista in historic Spruce Goose hangar

November 17, 2018
Google has moved a step closer to transforming the historic Spruce Goose hangar in Playa Vista into a state-of-the-art office and production facility, the latest sign of how tech giants

A gander at the Spruce Goose

October 19, 2018
Google's endeavor to reinvent the cavernous Spruce Goose property, where Howard Hughes built the H-4 Hercules aircraft, is the queen of all creative conversions. The company is building a three-floor

Why Big Tech Is Making a Play for Playa Vista

August 20, 2018
When rumors appeared that Facebook was close to signing a deal to occupy 260,000 square feet at the Brickyard in Playa Vista, as The Real Deal reported last month, it was just the latest in the trend

Work Wrapping Up at the Spruce Goose Hangar

August 20, 2018
Google is expected to move in this fall. With Google scheduled to take up residence within a matter of months, work is now wrapping up at the immense Spruce Goose Hangar in Playa Vista.

Cars Soon Will Be Unwelcome on Playa Vista's Main Drag and a Lot of People Are Happy About It

August 9, 2018
On any given day, cars roll slowly down the main shopping street of Playa Vista, just as they do in small towns everywhere. After all, when it came to building a town center on land around famed aviator

First Look at Flashy New Playa Vista Office Space with Functional ‘Skin’

May 15, 2018
The final piece of the office space puzzle that is Playa Vista's Water's Edge complex will feature a functional “skin” of corrugated aluminum. Those panels will mute the “full brunt” of the glassy office building

With Google And Facebook In Playa Vista, Expect Multifamily Rent To Continue Rising Bisnow

May 10, 2018
With Google coming this fall and Facebook planning to expand in Playa Vista, the rental market in Silicon Beach will soon be flooded with thousands of the tech giants' employees looking for homes.

L.A.'s New Playa Vista Neighborhood Is Where Silicon Valley Meets Southern California Wall Street Journal

April 12, 2018
Playa Vista, a newly built neighborhood on the west side of Los Angeles, lacks much of what locals consider luxury. There are no estates, sweeping views or movie-star enclaves.

L.A.'s Playa Vista is Becoming “Silicon Beach” and Plays Host to Top Architecture Firms

December 16, 2017
The Architect's Newspaper By Antonio Pacheco The Playa Vista neighborhood on Los Angeles's west side is quickly becoming Southern California's answer to Silicon Valley, as it plays host to

‘Silicon Beach’ Boosts Prices in L.A., and Slowdown Isn't Likely Soon

February 24, 2017
Mansion Global By Anne Machalinski Next week, Snap Inc., the parent company of popular photo messaging app, Snapchat, is expected to go public. If things go according to plan, stocks will be

Playa Vista Is Running Out Of Residential Stock

February 14, 2017
GlobeSt.com By Kelsi Maree Borland Playa Vista's residential market is nearly built out. This weekend. Brookfield Residential and Hilton & Hyland opened Jewel Playa Vista, one of the last new

Contemporary Jewel Box Caters to the Silicon Beach Crowd

February 4, 2017
Los Angeles Times By Neal J. Leitereg This polished residence in vibrant and tech-forward Playa Vista was tailored for work and play with such amenities as a creative office, a wine room and

There Goes the Neighborhood

February 3, 2017
Los Angeles Magazine By Fred Schruers The industries that have sustained Los Angeles have often been conspicuous: oil derricks, phalanxes of tourists, sprawling aerospace facilities, the port's

Wallis Annenberg PetSpace, a Super High-Tech Pet Adoption Center, is Coming to Playa Vista

November 18, 2016
Time Out Los Angeles By Michael Juliano We would adopt all of the city's homeless animals if our one-bedroom apartments and landlords would allow it. Alas, the best we can aim for is a

The Mall of the Future will offer Dinner, Movies, and a Colonoscopy

July 25, 2016
Bloomberg By Patrick Clark The Runway at Playa Vista in Los Angeles recently added a Whole Foods, a movie theater, and upscale shops and restaurants—retail center staples intended to attract

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Google expands in Playa Vista in historic Spruce Goose hangar

November 17, 2018
Google has moved a step closer to transforming the historic Spruce Goose hangar in Playa Vista into a state-of-the-art office and production facility, the latest sign of how tech giants

Read more

A gander at the Spruce Goose

October 19, 2018
Google's endeavor to reinvent the cavernous Spruce Goose property, where Howard Hughes built the H-4 Hercules aircraft, is the queen of all creative conversions. The company is building a three-floor

Read more

Work Wrapping Up at the Spruce Goose Hangar

August 20, 2018
Google is expected to move in this fall. With Google scheduled to take up residence within a matter of months, work is now wrapping up at the immense Spruce Goose Hangar in Playa Vista.

Read more

Why Big Tech Is Making a Play for Playa Vista

August 20, 2018
When rumors appeared that Facebook was close to signing a deal to occupy 260,000 square feet at the Brickyard in Playa Vista, as The Real Deal reported last month, it was just the latest in the trend

Read more

Cars Soon Will Be Unwelcome on Playa Vista's Main Drag and a Lot of People Are Happy About It

August 9, 2018
On any given day, cars roll slowly down the main shopping street of Playa Vista, just as they do in small towns everywhere. After all, when it came to building a town center on land around famed aviator

Read more

First Look at Flashy New Playa Vista Office Space with Functional ‘Skin’

May 15, 2018
The final piece of the office space puzzle that is Playa Vista's Water's Edge complex will feature a functional “skin” of corrugated aluminum. Those panels will mute the “full brunt” of the glassy office building

Read more

With Google And Facebook In Playa Vista, Expect Multifamily Rent To Continue Rising Bisnow

May 10, 2018
With Google coming this fall and Facebook planning to expand in Playa Vista, the rental market in Silicon Beach will soon be flooded with thousands of the tech giants' employees looking for homes.

Read more

L.A.'s New Playa Vista Neighborhood Is Where Silicon Valley Meets Southern California Wall Street Journal

April 12, 2018
Playa Vista, a newly built neighborhood on the west side of Los Angeles, lacks much of what locals consider luxury. There are no estates, sweeping views or movie-star enclaves.

Read more

L.A.'s Playa Vista is Becoming “Silicon Beach” and Plays Host to Top Architecture Firms

December 16, 2017
The Architect's Newspaper By Antonio Pacheco The Playa Vista neighborhood on Los Angeles's west side is quickly becoming Southern California's answer to Silicon Valley, as it plays host to

Read more

‘Silicon Beach’ Boosts Prices in L.A., and Slowdown Isn't Likely Soon

February 24, 2017
Mansion Global By Anne Machalinski Next week, Snap Inc., the parent company of popular photo messaging app, Snapchat, is expected to go public. If things go according to plan, stocks will be

Read more

Playa Vista Is Running Out Of Residential Stock

February 14, 2017
GlobeSt.com By Kelsi Maree Borland Playa Vista's residential market is nearly built out. This weekend. Brookfield Residential and Hilton & Hyland opened Jewel Playa Vista, one of the last new

Read more

Contemporary Jewel Box Caters to the Silicon Beach Crowd

February 4, 2017
Los Angeles Times By Neal J. Leitereg This polished residence in vibrant and tech-forward Playa Vista was tailored for work and play with such amenities as a creative office, a wine room and

Read more

There Goes the Neighborhood

February 3, 2017
Los Angeles Magazine By Fred Schruers The industries that have sustained Los Angeles have often been conspicuous: oil derricks, phalanxes of tourists, sprawling aerospace facilities, the port's

Read more

Wallis Annenberg PetSpace, a Super High-Tech Pet Adoption Center, is Coming to Playa Vista

November 18, 2016
Time Out Los Angeles By Michael Juliano We would adopt all of the city's homeless animals if our one-bedroom apartments and landlords would allow it. Alas, the best we can aim for is a

Read more

The Mall of the Future will offer Dinner, Movies, and a Colonoscopy

July 25, 2016
Bloomberg By Patrick Clark The Runway at Playa Vista in Los Angeles recently added a Whole Foods, a movie theater, and upscale shops and restaurants—retail center staples intended to attract

Read more

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Update

March 11, 2022
Mortgage rates have gone down for the first time in 5 weeks! The average rate is now 3.89%

Read more

Update

March 11, 2022
For the first time in 2 months, a single family home has hit the resale market in playa vista. The collection Plan 2 home is Listed at $3,249,000. The last one of these homes available sold for 3,410,000.

Read more

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Signs are pointing to a slowdown in the housing market — at last

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Insider's Guide to Real Estate in Playa Vista 5/21/2022: Signs are pointing to a slowdown in the housing market — at last

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SoCal's real estate dilemma: shortages and surging prices cause headaches for buyers and investors

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Rates are rising. You want a house. What will happen next?

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New homeowners are getting rushed into buying a home, and 75% of them feel they got a raw deal

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Buying a first home costs more than you think, especially now

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Wonking out: are we in another housing bubble?

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How many records can Southern California home prices break? Last year, 10

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Fast-rising mortgage rates are about to make the housing market even crazier

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