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Oscar's Hollywood - Fall 2019

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Oct. 2, 2019

I am more than happy that the Hollywood & Highland shopping center has been acquired by a real estate development company and private equity firm with a solid history of success. DJM, the real estate developer has decades of experience in ...

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Oscar's Hollywood - Summer 2019

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Jul. 2, 2019

"HEART OF HOLLYWOOD" RECEIVES $4 MILLION BOOST FOR WALK OF FAME IMPROVEMENTS The City of Los Angeles' Board of Public Works has selected the design and architecture firm Gensler to design a "Master Plan" for the Hollywood Walk of Fame, kick-starting ...

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Oscar's Hollywood - Spring 2019

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Apr. 4, 2019

About 5 years ago, Hollywood had about 97,000 square feet of Class A office space. That was before companies like Netflix, Viacom, Fender and NeueHouse, to name few, located their businesses in Hollywood in Class A office space. Netflix alone has ...

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Gubler Retires after 26 Years of Chamber Leadership

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Dec. 21, 2018

The Hollywood Chamber's long-time President and CEO, Leron Gubler, will be retiring as head of the Chamber at the end of the year. Gubler has led the Chamber for more than 26 years and is the longest-tenured leader in the history of the ...

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Hollywood is Innovative and Hip, Unique, Entertaining, and Iconic

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Oct. 1, 2018

Hollywood is "Innovative and Hip"; "Unique"; "Cool"; "Fun"; "Entertaining"; "Iconic"; "Center of the Action"; "Exciting"-These are a few words describing today's Hollywood from the residents, workers and visitor respondents to the Hollywood Survey ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Jul. 5, 2018

I recently attended the opening of The Argyle, an 18 story mid-century modern-inspired tower next to Capitol Records that has 114 artfully curated apartments and panoramic views from the Hollywood Sign to the Pacific. I took a photograph from the ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Apr. 4, 2018

Special Report by Marty Shelton Since the opening of the METRO Redline subway in 2000 running from Downtown Los Angeles to North Hollywood, Hollywood has seen a revitalization that continues today. In recent years, the area has become the live/work ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Jan. 2, 2018

Let's hear it for Hudson Pacific Properties spectacular new Sunset-Bronson Studios building on Sunset Blvd. If you are not aware, Netflix now occupies not only the entire 14 story building that is called "ICON" but the historic former Warner Bros. ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Oct. 6, 2017

Two new hotels opened in Hollywood last month - the Kimpton Everly with 216 rooms and the Hampton Inn Hollywood with 112 rooms. With the Dream Hotel that opened in July, more than 500 rooms have been added to the Hollywood market this year. This is a ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Apr. 1, 2017

The results are in and more than conclusive. Measure S, which, by all accounts was a misguided moratorium on new and affordable housing that Los Angeles desperately needs, was defeated. I have always tried to see the positive aspects of things like ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Dec. 21, 2016

Paramount Pictures, an integral part of Hollywood for more than 100 years, is making a $700-million investment that will allow the studio to advance its facilities with the newest technology, create entertainment jobs in Hollywood and preserve the ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Nov. 1, 2016

Print Magazines. Are people still reading print magazines? A fact that is not bandied about in the exhilaration of the Internet is that magazine readership has actually risen during the past five years and over the past 15 years, almost corresponding ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Aug. 12, 2016

What is the #1 Tourist Spot in the United States? Why the Hollywood Walk of Fame of course! According to Business Insider, the Walk of Fame is the most visited landmark ahead of such other icons as Mount Rushmore, the Lincoln Memorial and The Statue ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Dec. 22, 2015

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, and Hudson Pacific Properties have announced an agreement in which Netflix will lease a significant portion of the new ICON office tower at Sunset Bronson Studios. The growing Southern California ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Oct. 12, 2015

Hollywood Leads the Way. Watching Kilroy Realty's Columbia Square and Hudson Pacific's Hollywood Icon take shape on Sunset Blvd. is easy because of their highly visible locations. Equally impressive, however, is J.H. Snyder's $138 million, 244,000 ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Jun. 25, 2015

As the Publisher of a magazine devoted to promoting the unique culture and lore of Hollywood, it's a pleasure to see the Palladium Residences project coming along. Not only will it provide badly needed new housing, but it will restore and celebrate ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Apr. 1, 2015

Get A Job! That's what the Silhouettes wailed on their 1957 R & B #1 record. Jobs, especially the lack of them, are a big time conversation in 2015. Yet, in Los Angeles County, Tourism and Hospitality is the fastest growing industry adding more ...

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Oscar's Hollywood

Posted By Oscar Arslanian - Dec. 16, 2014

The recent news that media titan Viacom is moving its cable networks to Hollywood is truly a big time step forward in the on-going renaissance taking place in our town. The company is taking 180,000 square feet of space and moving their cable ...

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