Pacific Design Center Announces New Tenant in Westside Affiliated Holdings as Visit West Hollywood Signs New Agreement
- Sep 29, 2014
By Alex Girda, Associate Editor
One of the most coveted office assets in the West Hollywood submarket recently gained a brand new tenant and re-signed an existing one. The owner, developer and manager of Pacific Design Center (PDC), Charles S. Cohen, has announced that two leasing contracts have been signed at one of the property’s three buildings. The tenant that has re-committed to its presence at the Pacific Design Center’s Green Building is Visit West Hollywood, the official visitor-marketing center for the City of West Los Angeles. The new resident at the building is Westside Affiliated Holdings, Inc., a local-based homebuilder that has announced that it is moving operations from its old Beverly Hills location.
The Pacific Design Center office complex is a local landmark and offers a total of 1.2 million square feet of space. The Green Building is located at 700 North San Vicente Boulevard and is one of three contemporary design facilities featuring bold and colorful designs by architect Cesar Pelli. The campus is located on a 14-acre site and originally opened with the unveiling of the Blue Building in 1975. The 450,000 Green Building followed in 1988 and the Red Building that became a two-tower, 400,000-square-foot office structure connected by seven levels of parking that can accommodate around 1,500 vehicles.
The Green Building currently hosts a number of tenants from the media, marketing and related creative sectors such as the West Coast HQ of Interpublic Group, an advertising and marketing services company. Westside Affiliated Holdings was welcomed to the PDC by Senior Vice President of Cohen Brothers Realty, Jeff Lasky, who also acts as the director of leasing at the asset. The executive also noted Visit West Hollywood’s re-signing “enhances both the image of the city’s visitor and information bureau and the Pacific Design Center.”
The Pacific Design Center offers tenants a number of amenities including a Michael Graves-designed fitness facility, two restaurants created by world-famous restaurateur Wolfgang Puck, and the possibility of holding film, art and design events. Screenings, parties, receptions and other special events are regularly held on-site in the facilities available at the PDC. The 200-seat conference-center with an auditorium, the 380-seat Silver Screen Theater, a public plaza with a 300-seat amphitheater and an outpost of the Museum of Contemporary Art are part of the offering at the asset owned by Charles S. Cohen since 1999.
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