Bulldog Buzz Category: The Bulldog Blog

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: 3 months, 29 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: 4 months, 15 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: 4 months, 19 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: 6 months, 14 days ago

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: 6 months, 15 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: 8 months, 5 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: 8 months, 6 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: 8 months, 12 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: 9 months, 11 days ago

“The Crazy Buyer” Video | The Broke Agent

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By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 10 months, 4 days ago

West Adams Historical Society’s Annual Living History Tour

West Adam’s Historical Society’s annual Living History Tour, “The Artist’s Way: Poets and Painters, Singers, Songwriters and Artists,” bows on Saturday, September 23 — BUT Early Bird ticket pricing goes away this Friday.  They made music…and art, poetry, photography and dance. And now their stories will come alive with the landmark Angelus Rosedale Cemetery as the stage, as actors –– in… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 10 months, 7 days ago

717 California Featured as Home Of The Week in LA Times

LA TIMES- The spirit and offbeat creativeness of Venice Beach is alive and well at this cozy bungalow, which sits among mixed-media installations and gardens designed by its owner, landscape architect Jay Griffith. Used for decades by Griffith as his garden laboratory, the whimsical setting offers an exercise in marrying art and horticulture. A pedestal… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 11 months, 10 days ago

Zillow hears your ‘Zestimate’ complaints: it’s offering a $1 million prize for a better algorithm

MarketWatch – Zillow is offering a $1 million award to the “person or team who can most improve the Zestimate algorithm.” The announcement of the contest comes one week after Zillow was slapped with a class-action lawsuit over its proprietary home-price tool. The algorithm in question is meant to serve as a starting point in helping people… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 1 month ago

What Salary Do You Need to Afford a Home in LA? Nearly $100,000, As It Turns Out

Curbed LA—A typical median-priced home in Los Angeles County out of reach for the vast majority of residents, according to a new analysis from the California Association of Realtors. According to the data, just 29 percent of potential homebuyers can afford a property at county’s median price of $485,800. At that price point, a nearly six-figure household… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago

How Venice Became the Most Expensive Neighborhood in Los Angeles | LA Weekly

LA Weekly—Abbot Kinney is only a 10-minute walk from Venice Beach, but it somehow feels much farther. The ocean breeze doesn’t reach that far. You can’t hear the waves. Instead of the smell of the Pacific Ocean, inscrutable scents spill out of tiny, high-end boutiques. Over the course of just a couple of years, Venice has… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago