Depending on who you ask, the LA metro area has anywhere from 88 to 472 distinct neighborhoods, all of which feature a variety of office and coworking options. When you sign up for Truss, you can browse and compare office space in up to five neighborhoods at a time.
Downtown Los Angeles, or DTLA, is a business hotspot, with office space available for lease within newer developments and revitalized pre-war buildings. It’s home to cultural mainstays like the Staples Center, the Microsoft Theatre, the Grammy Museum, the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Broad. DTLA is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Los Angeles. It’s a stop on many public transportation routes, including the E (Expo) line, which runs between DTLA and Santa Monica.
Just north of Downtown LA sit Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena, known as the Tri-Cities. DreamWorks Animation Headquarters, The Walt Disney Company corporate offices, Nickelodeon animation studios and other entertainment-centric companies lease office space in the area. The Tri-Cities communities offer affordable office and coworking space for those looking to locate adjacent to the entertainment industry.
Beverly Hills is world-renowned for its luxurious shopping on Rodeo Drive and is home to the“Golden Triangle,” the most expensive area for office space in Los Angeles. Financial advisory and private equity firms along with medical practices and entertainment businesses lease offices in Beverly Hills.
Centrally located, Hollywood is full of studio space in addition to traditional and creative office space for lease. Netflix has headquarters here, along with other media companies like Quibi. Hollywood is known for its entertainment-related landmarks, such as the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Dolby Theatre and, of course, the eponymous Hollywood sign.
West Hollywood, or WeHo, is an independent city nestled between Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Many design-focused businesses lease office space in the La Cienega Design Quarter and Pacific Design Center. West Hollywood is also a hotspot for nightlife, dining, shopping and hotels.
A mini downtown, Century City is full of law firms, entertainment companies and financial advisory businesses. The Westfield Mall is the epicenter of retail amenities. Century City’s location between Beverly Hills, West LA and Westwood is easily accessible to a wide range of professionals.
Santa Monica has a variety of unique office and boutique creative spaces, from the towering 100 Wilshire to the expansive Water Garden. The Expo Line and bike path provide ample access from the east side and there are plenty of live-work-play options in the area, whether in Downtown Santa Monica or further east closer to West LA.
Traditionally known for the Sony headquarters, Culver City is now a booming neighborhood for tech companies and startups alike. HBO, Amazon and Apple lease office space in Culver City. The Hayden Tract area of Culver City offers adaptive reuse warehouses converted into creative space. The relatively limited amount of space has pushed creative companies to West Adams, Exposition and further east.
Playa Vista, the newest ‘Silicon Beach’ tech hub, is built on former wetlands and has attracted companies such as Facebook, Google and YouTube. Its close proximity to LAX, amenities and new, campus-style office buildings are attractive to technology and media companies.
Located further down the coast and close to LAX, El Segundo offers all of the charms of leasing near the coast without the high price. Historically home to aerospace and manufacturing companies, El Segundo now offers unique office space in renovated industrial buildings.