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Playa Vista office complex gets makeover, draws creative tenants
Playa Vista office complex gets makeover, draws creative tenants

A large office complex in Playa Vista that has been vacant since it was completed during the last real estate downturn is finally roaring to life with a dramatic $8-million makeover intended to enhance its appeal to firms in creative industries. The unusual move of breaking apart and reconfiguring a 4-year-old office complex appears to be paying off for new landlord Clarion Partners, which just signed two big tenants and is in final negotiations with a third. Clarion said it is renting space in the complex it now calls i|o at Playa Vista to video media firm Fullscreen Inc. and media investment company GroupM. The new leases and dramatic property makeover underline the emergence of...

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