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Archive for October, 2017

Linkage Fees: Boon? Or Trouble?

Linkage Fees: A Poor Solution for L.A.’s Housing Crisis LOS ANGELES, CA In 2015, in an effort to mitigate a lack of affordable housing, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti put into place an ordinance known as the Affordable Housing Linkage Fee. The City Council is expected to pass the ordinance in November 2017. By the …

In Plain Sight, Yet Hidden: The Rise of Frogtown

Welcome to Frogtown If you walk into the neighborhood bounded by Interstates 2 and 5 and the Los Angeles River, you’ll see charming restaurants, hip artists’ spaces and pedestrians wearing trendy fashions. Welcome to Frogtown, a 2.5-mile long locale in central Los Angeles that was once home to blue-collar workers and . . . frogs. …

Connecting Measure M and CRE Development

Measure M’s passage in November 2016 is welcome news for Angelenos tired of relying on crowded freeways and pot-hole-ridden roads to get around. Measure M’s passage should also be a welcome opportunity for commercial real estate developers. As L.A. roads become more congested, people will seek out alternate methods to get from point A to …