A Legendary Extended Stay in Hollywood

Posted on Apr 23, 2019 in News & Events
A Legendary Extended Stay in Hollywood

We caught up with our pal Molly Schoneveld from The Storied Group, whose stay at Villa Carlotta inspired this fascinating and decorated article. Here is what she had to say: When Hollywood is your home, it’s easy to drive past buildings and film studios on your morning commute and ignore the fact that this place […]

Mother’s Day Hotel Brunches

Posted on Apr 23, 2019 in News & Events
Mother’s Day Hotel Brunches

Brunch is a Mother’s Day tradition and if you want to do it right you’ll want to find a brunch that’s as great as your mom. We’ve scoured the Los Angeles city listings and below we share our favorites. 1 Pico (Shutters on the Beach) 1 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica 310-587-1717 Brunch is from 10am […]

Welcome to CGI: Sue Weerasinghe, ACMA, ACA, MBA

Posted on Apr 23, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Welcome to CGI:  Sue Weerasinghe, ACMA, ACA, MBA

Sue joins CGI as our new Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting. She serves CGI after having collected 26 years of experience in finance, investment risk management and accounting for firms like Ernst & Young and Douglas Emmett. She is married to a brilliant entrepreneur who is the CEO and Principal of CFO Plans […]

Hotel Occupancy: An Uptick That’ll Stick

Posted on Apr 23, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Hotel Occupancy: An Uptick That’ll Stick

The U.S. hotel industry has been growing steadily for almost a decade according to CBRE Hotels Americas Research. And this trend is expected to continue. In January 2019, we sat down with CGI Founder and CEO, Gidi Cohen to discuss projections and plans for company growth in 2019. One of the things he talked about […]

La Brea: The Hotel Concept

Posted on Apr 23, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
La Brea: The Hotel Concept

We are analysts and developers, community advocates and investigators. Since we assimilate into every community where we develop properties, we are often the first to know what locals and visitors want and need. Simultaneously, we maintain a 30,000-foot view and our connection with lenders and banks keeps us in the know of any potential changes […]

Making it Easy to Create Healthy Environments

Posted on Mar 26, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Making it Easy to Create Healthy Environments

What gives us the most pride as real estate developers of the multifamily and mixed-use sectors is the consistency with which we source deals that historically have provided above-average returns for our investor partners while making a significant positive difference in the lives of people who visit or reside in our properties. We afford two […]

Hot off the Press: Villa Carlotta

Posted on Mar 26, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Hot off the Press: Villa Carlotta

Villa Carlotta consistently draws LA’s elite and Insta-famers alike. It’s also taking center stage across national publications and media outlets. Below check out our latest press and get a sneak peek of the Villa Carlotta Music Series. Villa Carlotta Music Series Watch the movie The Daily (Front Row at Fashion Week) Read the article W […]

Inspired Living is for Everyone

Posted on Mar 26, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Inspired Living is for Everyone

We aim to create socially and economically responsible residences with a strong community focus. To do this, we rely on strong market research. Our due diligence process includes a period of time when part of our team assimilates into the community, getting to know the people who live there and the most popular places they […]

Hollywood’s Award Season at CGI Properties

Posted on Feb 28, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Hollywood’s Award Season at CGI Properties

Valentine’s Day at Villa Carlotta Sultry, seductive, eerily addictive. This is how Hollywood’s finest described the candlelit concert by Annie Trousseau, at Villa Carlotta on February 14. Some of LA’s most elite couples were seen sipping champagne and enjoying the intimate and private environment. Sofar Sounds Night at The KODO Locals and guests around The […]

Astoria Press, formerly Sola in Celebration

Posted on Feb 28, 2019 in News & Events
Astoria Press, formerly Sola in Celebration

A gorgeous property with a troubled history is about to take on a new identity in Celebration, Florida. CGI is no stranger to renovating and rejuvenating distressed and failed projects. Cast your memory back to the success we had with Renaissance Walk in Atlanta, Florida. Click here to glimpse the Astoria design plan and inspiration. Read […]