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Paul McClean on his “wild” ride to prominence and that $500M spec home

Irish architect is designing Nile Niami giga-mansion Ireland-born architect Paul McClean has become somewhat synonymous with the high-end housing boom in Los Angeles. While he was undoubtedly prolific before — designing homes for celebrities and high-net-worth buyers that include Clavin Klein and the Winklevoss Twins — McClean became a household name last year after it [...]

8-story ‘micro hotel’ planned next to Mama Shelter in Hollywood

The 212-room hotel will offer guests the chance to “customize” their experience Last month, we reported on a mysterious hotel project proposed for a part of Hollywood that’s not going to have any shortage of hotel rooms before long. Now, the city has released an environmental study that sheds more light on the project. Located next door to Mama Shelter on [...]

West Hollywood is Los Angeles’s Shabby Chic Neighborhood

Liberal, stylish and at times hedonistic, West Hollywood is famous for its all-night entertainment, youthful culture, beautiful people and palm tree-lined streets with views of the iconic Hollywood sign. The boundaries Situated in the heart of Los Angeles County, West Hollywood (or WeHo as it’s called) is between Beverly Hills and East Hollywood, and it [...]

Jane Fonda Buys Los Angeles Townhome

Actress Jane Fonda has paid $5.45 million for a four-bedroom townhome in Los Angeles, according to listing agent Susan Smith of Hilton & Hyland. The Oscar-winning actress purchased one of a group of 10 newly constructed townhouses in a guard-gated community in the Century City neighborhood, Ms. Smith said. Ms. Fonda’s unit has four bedrooms [...]

Meet the Millennial Marketing LA’s Luxury Mansions Like Hollywood Movies

The luxury real estate market in Los Angeles ranks as one of the most fiercely competitive in the world, with firms large and small all vying for top listings in coveted locations. Yet real estate developers looking to get the word out about a glossy new home listing or gleaming condo tower are increasingly turning to one [...]

Chinese investment is helping to fuel Downtown LA’s development boom

A development boom in Downtown Los Angeles continues to reshape the city’s skyline, and a new reportfrom real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield shows that much of the growth in Downtown and beyond has been shaped by Chinese investment. Los Angeles trails only New York and San Francisco in terms of popularity with Chinese real [...]

From Pop Star to Conservator: Taylor Swift’s Quest to Landmark Beverly Hills Home

Pop star Taylor Swift has turned five Beverly Hills public officials into adoring fans—and their love has nothing to do with music. Ms. Swift, who bought the family estate of iconic Hollywood producer Samuel Goldwyn for $25 million a year ago, is going to great lengths to have the property restored to its original 1934 [...]

Rockstar Energy creator Russ Weiner tries $45,000,000 Million Beverly Hills flip

Though Weiner struck gold by marketing an energy drink in a tall-boy can, Rockstar remains a distant competitor to the other two billionaire-run energy drink brands, Monster and Red Bull. One reason Weiner might be stuck in third place: He spends less on marketing than competitors and chooses to sponsor music festivals and low-tier extreme [...]

Kylie Jenner, 19, Buys Fourth California Mansion at $12M

The ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ star snapped up a 1.4 acre home in Hidden Hills Another day, another piece of high-end real estate for reality star, makeup mogul, and Snapchat enthusiast Kylie Jenner. The 19-year-old is now the proud owner of her fourth residence, an eight-bedroom, 11-bathroom Cape Cod-style mansion in Hidden Hills, California, according [...]

Off with a bang? L.A. County sees two sales of $30 million or more in early February

The high-end market may have been slow to develop in 2016, but it is already off to a brisk start this year. L.A. County has seen eight sales of $20 million or more through the first six weeks of 2017. Among them are two properties in Bel-Air that recently traded hands at $30 million or [...]