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Playa Del Rey Real Estate Blog. Current community real estate news, trends and activities. Playa Del Rey Westside seaside city. Adjacent to Marina Del Rey and Playa Vista.

Best Public Gardens In Los Angeles, California

Best Public Gardens In Los Angeles, California

 

(credit: Fullerton Arboretum)
Let’s face it: sometimes you just need some tranquility. This is a good time to visit one of Southern California’s spectacular public gardens, where you can take a stroll among some of the most plush and beautiful scenery anywhere in Los Angeles. Many of these gorgeous public spaces were originally the private estates of the region’s wealthiest individuals and have since become open to all to enjoy.
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‘Silicon Beach’ Boosts Prices in L.A., and Slowdown Isn’t Likely Soon – Mansion Global

Next week, Snap Inc., the parent company of popular photo messaging app, Snapchat, is expected to go public. If things go according to plan, stocks will be priced at $14 to $16 per share—and the company will be valued at around $20 billion—making this the biggest U.S.-based tech IPO since Facebook went public in 2012. The result, among others, will be a slew of new millionaires ready to snap up real estate in Los Angeles, where Snap is part of a burgeoning tech sector on the city’s Westside. While Google first opened office space in the Frank Gehry Binoculars Building on Venice’s Main Street in 2011 and Snap started operating out of a nearby beach bungalow in 2013, today, both companies have spread out into additional office space and nearby neighborhoods. They now work alongside other tech giants like IMAX and Sony Playstation, as well as growing, but smaller, startups like Dog Vacay and Dollar Shave Club. The concentration of these businesses in the beachside (and nearby) communities of Venice, Playa Vista and Culver City have earned this area a catchy title: Silicon Beach.

Source: ‘Silicon Beach’ Boosts Prices in L.A., and Slowdown Isn’t Likely Soon – Mansion Global