Job Posting – Associate Position – Real Estate Development / Planning / Project Management

  Urban One is currently seeking to fill an Associate position.  Applicants should view the following job posting for more information: Location:             Downtown Los Angeles Job Type:             Associate (Independent Contractor) Deadline:            August 15, 2014 Hours:                  Full Time -40hrs week (minimum)   Company Description:  Urban One is a boutique Los Angeles based firm that specializes […]

To Rent or To Buy?

That is the age-old question. Does it make more financial sense to buy a home or rent one? Does it make more financial sense to buy a condo or rent an apartment? People across the country are faced with making this decision every day. It can be difficult to truly arrive at an apples-to-apples comparison […]

Streetcar’s Value in Enhancing Walkability and Transit Accessibility in Downtown Los Angeles

Recently Walk Score released their 2014 City and Neighborhood Report. The report ranks cities and their neighborhoods by their walk score, transit score, and bike score. Accordingly, Downtown LA was ranked the most walkable and transit accessible neighborhood in Los Angeles. One might ask, if Downtown is so walkable and transit accessible, why do we […]

Architecture Firm Billings at Two-Year High

According to AIA.org, “the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) is a diffusion index derived from the monthly Work-on-the-Boards survey, conducted by the AIA Economics & Market Research Group. The ABI serves as a leading economic indicator that leads nonresidential construction activity by approximately 9-12 months. The indexes are developed from the monthly Work-on-the-Boards survey panel where […]