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Roger Vincent

Roger Vincent covers commercial real estate for the Business section of the Los Angeles Times. He is a longtime observer of the industry who served as the first real estate columnist at the Los Angeles Business Journal in the mid-1980s. He was also founding editor of the California Real Estate Journal. He has been with The Times since 1996.
Its design has been scorned, but L.A. Live has been crucial to downtown's resurgence

In a decade of operation, L.A. Live has had more 200 million people coming to downtown Los Angeles for sports, music. movies and other events. Activity at the entertainment, restaurant and hotel complex has helped spur billions of dollars' worth of real estate development nearby.

$450-million office, housing and retail complex underway on Vine in Hollywood

Kilroy Realty Corp. has broken ground on Academy on Vine, a $450 million campus south of the famous Cinerama Dome in Hollywood that will have offices, apartments, shops and restaurants. It is being built on 3.5 acres formerly owned by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

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