DTLA is at the forefront of the revolution in creative place making, which is redefining the downtown lifestyle, and reshaping its business and residential communities. It is the region’s biggest commercial real estate market, with over 37 million square feet of Class A Office Space. That includes a varied collection of historic and industrial space.

DTLA is a collage of unique neighborhoods, each with its own personality, mix of people and businesses, buildings, amenities, and activities. DTLA’ers can walk from their apartments in South Park to their office in the Financial District, do lunch in the Historic Core, meet in the Civic Center, and still bike to the Arts District for Happy Hour!

This culturally vibrant ecosystem makes DTLA one of the world’s top urban centers, attracting a new wave of office and industry tenants, retailers, hospitality groups, and residential developers to duel its growth and shape its evolution.

With over $2 billion of investment projects in the pipeline and projected economic growth of 8.8% over the next 5 years (about 6X the rate of the rest of the top American markets). DTLA is expected to be a key driver of the City’s economy into the future.


Our first installment of the #INDTLA series showcasing the best secrets of DTLA was held last June! In partnership with the Industrial District BID, we produced Built INDTLA which showcased artists and designers looking to network and introduce their artistry to fellow Angelenos. Members of the Kohler Collective demonstrated their skills in metal work, welding, glass blowing, and ceramics.

Interested in witnessing a creative force? Watch our experience video or visit the Kohler Collective at 737 Kohler Street and see what lies behind their studio doors.

Stay tuned for the next installment of the series coming early this Fall.