Bulldog Buzz Category: The Bulldog Blog

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Venice Battle Over Historic Intersection

Yo Venice — Jerry Bruckheimer in Hollywood is known for producing films like Pirates of the Caribbean and Top Gun and series like CSI: Miami, CSI: New York and The Amazing Race. In Venice, he is known for owning the property on the northwest corner of Abbot Kinney and Venice Boulevard. In 2015, shortly after… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: Yesterday

Looking to add a backyard studio? This tool can help.

Curbed Los Angeles — New state rules have made it easier for California homeowners to add accessory dwelling units (otherwise known as back houses or granny flats) to their properties. But many interested homeowners don’t know where to start. Local prefab company Cover has built a new tool that tells LA homeowners what, exactly, they… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: Yesterday

2725 6th Street | LA Times Hot Property

This beautifully restored craftsman in the heart of Ocean Park was picked as one of LA Times Hot Properties! Living, dining, kitchen and family rooms all open to each other and to the outdoors giving the home an incredibly bright and spacious feel. A stunning property that will be your own private oasis only a… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: Yesterday

Sweetfin Poke Coming to Abbot Kinney

Santa Monica-based Sweetfin Poke has been expanding rapidly, snapping up prime real estate all over California. They are now preparing to bring their popular bowls to Venice, nabbing a desirable location in the heart of Abbot Kinney (just across the street from the Bulldog office!). This space, most recently home to Fala Bar, is currently… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: Yesterday

Airbnb to petition California Coastal Commission for reversal of Santa Monica ban

VRM intel — AirBnb did not waste any time in taking action to incorporate last week’s California Coastal Commission 9-2 vote to reject Laguna Beach’s ordinance, which bans short-term vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods, into its lawsuit against the city of Santa Monica. Airbnb has amended their legal complaint against the city to focus more… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 2 days ago

Los Angeles Most Popular City for Airbnb Rentals in California

Curbed Los Angeles — More and more visitors to the Los Angeles area are choosing to book accommodations through Airbnb. According to the rental website, nearly 1 million guests—948,000 to be exact—stayed with Airbnb hosts in the city of Los Angeles between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016. That number represents an impressive 98… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 3 days ago

First Look at Proposed Mixed-Use Development in West Adams

Curbed Los Angeles — A major project planned for a West Adams property has been mostly a mystery since it was first proposed in 2015. Now, we’re getting our first good look at what could be in store for the site at La Cienega and Jefferson boulevards. Renderings on the website for project developer Carmel… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 28 days ago

Athletic clothing company RYU chooses Abbot Kinney for first LA store

Los Angeles Business Journal – Athletic clothing company RYU Apparel Inc. has signed three leases – including one for its first Los Angeles location – for stores that are scheduled to open in the second and third quarters of this year. RYU, which stands for “Respect Your Universe,” will open a store at 1130 Abbot… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 month, 14 days ago

As Snapchat moves to Santa Monica, more than half its Venice space up for lease

LA Times – When Snapchat was housed in a sky blue beachfront bungalow on the Venice boardwalk, fans of the fledgling disappearing-video app used to take selfies in front of the company’s now famous ghost logo. Evan Spiegel, the company’s founder and chief executive, could walk out onto the promenade, talk to his users, and… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 month, 18 days ago

Local Real Estate Agents Leaving Startup Brokerage Compass After Months

The Real Deal – Despite its $1 billion valuation, startup brokerage Compass is having trouble retaining some of its Los Angeles-based recruits. The firm took the L.A. scene by storm when it launched in 2015, poaching some of the West Coast’s top talent, but it has now seen a crop of recent hires return to… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 3 months, 13 days ago

The City of Angels Beats London as the New Hot Spot for Global Real Estate Investors

 Forbes – And the best city in the world to invest in real estate is…Los Angeles. The City of Angels beat out London as the new hot spot for global real estate investors in the third annual Schroders Global Cities 30 Index.  Schroders is a London-based investment bank. Los Angeles is home to the well-respected colleges… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 5 months, 4 days ago

78 Rescue Bulldogs Need Forever Homes

 The Orange County Register – A nonprofit that took in dozens of ailing French and English bulldogs that were seized from a suspected breeder will accept applications for their adoption starting on Tuesday, Nov. 14. They are five months to about 11 years old. To learn more about how you can adopt one of these… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 5 months, 5 days ago

Los Angeles Named One of America’s Top 10 Coolest Cities

 Patch – Forbes magazine this week named Los Angeles the 7th coolest city in the U.S. The list of the country’s coolest cities, which was compiled with the help of Sperling’s Best Place, evaluated 100 of the largest metropolitan cities. Researchers evaluated the cities on nine metrics such as mass transit, eateries and recreation. Read… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 5 months, 11 days ago

“There Goes The Neighborhood”

KCRW – Listen Now: Los Angeles is having an identity crisis. City officials tout new development and shiny commuter trains, while longtime residents are doing all they can to hang on to home. KCRW and WYNC Studios recently produced an 8-part podcast series on this very topic. To hear the rest of the episodes, click… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 6 months, 10 days ago

“The Crazy Buyer” Video | The Broke Agent

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By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 7 months, 3 days ago