Category Archives: Residential

Client Need for West Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Culver City Commercial Real Estate – Orthodontic Medical Office for Lease

I’m a Santa Monica commercial realtor and have a orthodontic client need for 1,300 to 1,800 square feet of gross or net leased retail or office space for orthodontic medical office use in Santa Monica, the village in Pacific Palisades, South Main Street, Malibu, Venice, Marina Del Rey or west Culver City in the 90066…

March 2014 – Commercial Construction Update for Columbus and Central Ohio

I’ll link shortly to Walker Evans at Columbus Underground for his summary of the current progress of Columbus commercial real estate for sale and lease. True, the weather has had huge effect on many of these projects, but now that hopefully it’s getting warmer, there will be much progress in the coming months.  We sure…

Proposal for High End Single Family Homes for Northwest Columbus’ Riviera Golf Club

Developer Charlie Ruma with Davidson Phillips Inc. proposed zoning changes to Dublin’s Riviera Golf Club.  The developer wants the golf club rezoned to single family housing was met with fierce opposition from NIMBYS last Thursday night at the Dublin Planning Commission meeting. Backed by a rather loud group of 150 from a group named Friends…

Westerville Planning Commission Turns One Down

On February 26th , the Westerville Planning Commission voted down by  4 – 2 a proposal from Romanelli and Hughes for rezoning a 23.6 acre parcel at 645 and 655 N State from Rural Residential to Planned Neighborhood District. The project was going to be a mixed multifamily and single family development of a 141…

Casto’s 392 Apartment Complex Slated for Dublin’s Bridge Street District

Casto's 392 Units in Dublin Ohio

 A 392 unit apartment complex named Tuller Flats to be located on an 18 acre parcel off of Tuller Road near Lexus of Dublin went before the City of Dublin Ohio planning Commission on the 20th. The proposed development would be comprised of 30 three and four unit buildings around a clubhouse and green space. …

Large Mixed Use Project for West Hollywood

Los Angeles Commercial Real Estate for lease

Developer Avalon Bay Communities and architects MVE partners will be building a 371 unit apartment complex over 32,300 square feet of net leased retail on the site of the old Movietown Plaza, which was demolished a month ago at Santa Monica Blvd. and Poinsettia. Included will be two market rate and one income and age…

Columbus Mixed Use Retail, Office and Apartment Development Ground Breaking Monday

A 12 story mixed use Columbus, Capital South development scheduled for ground breaking Monday.  Actually, given the weather forecast for Monday, ground breaking may have to be delayed for a few days. Daimler Group and Kaufman joint venture had had acquired the land at 250 S High Street for $1.5 million from the Columbus Capital…

More High End Residential Apartments for the Columbus Area in Upper Arlington and New Albany

First is Berkley House at Bethel Road and Riverside Drive. Westerville Developer, Preferred Living, has announced a 256 multifamily unit four story apartment complex to built on a 9.7 acre assemblage of seven parcels in Upper Arlington south of Strader’s Garden Center  and just south of where Bethel Road meets Riverside Drive. This is the…

Dublin Ohio Bridge Street Corridor Development Update

Bridge Street Corridor, Dublin Ohio

Crawford Hoying unveiled plans to invest upwards of $300,000,000 in a mixed use 25 acre development along the Scioto River and Riverside drive in Dublin, Ohio’s 1,200 acre Bridge Street Corridor project.  The project will stretch from Sawmill Road to Franz along Dublin Granville Road. The Crawford Hoying portion of the overall development will encompass…

New Apartment Complex for Northwest Columbus at Bethel and Olentangy River Road

Former K-Mart sight will be redeveloped by Taylor House LLC into a 325 unit apartment complex. Taylor House LLC, an affiliate of Preferred Living based in Westerville bought the 11 acre site in Olentangy Square Shopping Center less than a month ago as part of a deal when they acquired the Wendy’s and Tim Horton’s…

Columbus and Central Ohio Residential Sales for August 2013

Not only is Columbus commercial real estate for sale doing well, Columbus and Central Ohio residential just had an all time record month for an August and a record year to date. Homes sold as of end of August were up 22.9% as compared to year to date in 2012.  Plus, August 2013 sales of…

Columbus Downtown Update

Columbus has added about 3,000 downtown apartments or condos over the last ten years and the pace of new construction and redevelopment is quickening.   It will take a while to get back to where it was in the 40s and 50s when 30,000 people lived downtown, but I think it will get there. There’s an…

Ohio State University’s Lane and High Street Student Residential Project

Construction started a couple of weeks ago on a $370,000,000 project to add 3,200 beds to the OSU student housing to comply with the new requirement that sophomores in addition to freshman live on campus.  Projected completion is 2016. Dallas based HKS was the lead architect of the team picked last spring along with Miles…

Los Angeles and Southern California Homes Sales for July 2013

 July 2013 sales at 25,419 new and resale homes and condos returned to historical normal levels due to increased inventory.  The long term average for July is 25,541 sales. Median price was $385,000, which was the same in June, but up 25.8 percent from July 2012.  The median has risen year over year for 16…

Columbus and Central Ohio Housing Report for July 2013

The Columbus and Central Ohio market is as on fire as it has ever been with July 2013 sales of 2,855 homes posting near all time monthly records sales for last month with only August 2005 and June 2006 higher. Year to date sales of 15,988 are 24.2 percent higher than last year.  3,515 homes…

Los Angeles and Southern California Home Sales for June 2013

Resale home sales were down in June amid a very tight supply, but prices way up.  Bubble time is coming again and then we all know what’s after that.  We generally go approximately 14 years peak to peak and trough to trough in the Southern California market  Will we be right on time again this…

Columbus and Central Ohio Home Sales – April 2013

Home sales hit a record high last month with 2,390 closing versus the previous high of 2,286 in April 2004.  This is a 30 percent increase from April last year. Year to date, prices are up 1.5 percent from last year with April at $163,084 up from $149,477 in January. ”Even with more homes being…

Southern California New and Resale Home Sales for April 2013

DQ News reports that Los Angeles and Southern California home sales reached their highest level since 2006 and median price reached five year high. A total of 21,415 new and resale homes were sold last in month in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino last month.  That’s up 4.1 percent from March…

Columbus and Central Ohio Residential Sales Report – March 2013

The Columbus and Central Ohio MSA new and resale homes report show that the market remains strong and is getting stronger. Homes sales for the quarter were up 17.6 percent over first quarter last year and pending sales are up 19.3 percent. Median price at $135,000 for March was up 4.9 percent over the $128,650…

Columbus High End Residential Rental Market is Getting Expensive.

New High end apartments in the vicinity of downtown or the short north are commanding up to $3,000 per month.  A wave of swanky apartments are coming online within the next 12 months with two bedroom unit approaching $2,000 per month, and townhouses and penthouses at up to $3,000 per month. The Wood Co. apartments…