Timing is Everything. Bring Patience to Your Development Game.

Dipping back into 2014, Bellagio is a great study of what’s possible when you bring patience to your development game. I looked at Bellagio in 2013 and although I saw the tremendous potential, I passed on it. With a price-tag north of $10 million, I already had a couple of similar projects rolling nearby. I always keep a mix of project type so this take-down … Continue reading Timing is Everything. Bring Patience to Your Development Game.

How to Demo a Swimming Pool

How to Demo a Swimming Pool

So you bought a development project with an existing pool? The not-great news is that it is almost always more expensive to fully remodel a pool than it is to just get rid of it or build a new pool. Pools are tricky, and in L.A., we have millions of them. Here are the basic rules of pool removal in L.A. for a developer working … Continue reading How to Demo a Swimming Pool

And so it begins… the glorious dirt lot.

And here we have a new beginning. Our latest project, for-your-eyes-only, Landshark friends. Our plan is to share this project with you, the good, bad and hopefully crazy-incredible, estate we currently call “Above the Beverly Hills Hotel”. As we get further down the development road, we will give her a more fitting name for marketing purposes. But for now, she is simply a dirt lot … Continue reading And so it begins… the glorious dirt lot.