Project Update: Oakland

Posted on Jan 2, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Project Update: Oakland

Oakland has recently seen California’s highest annual appreciation of home values and the biggest rent growth of the 50 largest U.S. cities. Despite its recent growth, Oakland real estate still trades at a significant discount to similar real estate in San Francisco, despite being a reasonable commute away. It is a thriving urban destination located […]

Expert Opinion & 2019 Projection

Posted on Jan 2, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Expert Opinion & 2019 Projection

Few of you may know that in 2017-2018 a new program was created through the passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for the purpose of driving economic development into underserved communities. The Opportunity Zones Program is good for everyone: developers and their investment partners get a nice tax deferment and previously blighted communities, […]

CGI’s Outstanding Press of 2018

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events
CGI’s Outstanding Press of 2018

This year CGI was well-positioned to take Los Angeles and New York by storm. The Angeleno crowd fell in love with some of the newly opened assets, like The KODO and Villa Carlotta. Days after the openings, high profile media outlets were on our doorsteps with media inquiries and we are proud to share some […]

Play Hard on New Year’s Eve

Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events
Play Hard on New Year’s Eve

Do you really need an excuse to go out and blow off some steam from 2018? What better way to cleanse your Soul and prepare for a fresh, well-intended 2019! Check out these decadent parties across the country and decide which one excites you most. Los Angeles, CA E.P. + L.P.’s Rooftop Masquerade Party Sam […]

Historic Recipients of CPF Design Award

Posted on Oct 3, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events

Historic Recipients of California Preservation Foundation Design Award The California Preservation Foundation (CPF) provides statewide leadership, advocacy and education to ensure the protection of California’s diverse cultural heritage and historic places. From documenting the storied sites of Route 66, to mapping LGBTQ heritage, CPF is the leading statewide advocacy organization fighting to protect California’s diverse […]

The Inside Scoop

Posted on Oct 3, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events
The Inside Scoop

The Inside Scoop with Villa Carlotta’s Interior Designer Christos Prevezanos What was it like working with such an iconic landmark and making the interiors both relevant and authentic to modern-day residents?   Villa Carlotta has such a strong personality with its varied room types, it’s Spanish Revival details and colorful/ folkish stenciling. These things informed […]

CGI Delivers what Investors Want Most

Posted on Aug 17, 2018 in News & Events
CGI Delivers what Investors Want Most

This month we sat down with, Mrs. Dasha Waller, CGI’s Director of Investor Relations. We asked her to discuss CGI’s methods that she believes will keep our investors coming back and referring friends. Q: What are the best practices for Investor Relations personnel when working with the high net worth investment crowd? DW: Investor relations executives should […]

New Hire – Meet Mario Lopez

Posted on Aug 17, 2018 in News & Events
New Hire – Meet Mario Lopez

CGI is thrilled to welcome Mr. Mario Lopez to the team as our Vice President of Development & Construction. He hails from some top general contracting firms and has spent several years perfecting his trade at the hands of LA’s finest real estate developers. He says he is deeply honored to work for the greatest of […]

Villa Carlotta Receives 2018 Design Preservation Award

Posted on Aug 17, 2018 in News & Events
Villa Carlotta Receives 2018 Design Preservation Award

Villa Carlotta is CGI’s Hollywood haunt. Once a creative hideaway for Hollywood greats, the current VC is a tastefully uplifted den for musicians, artists, writers and other Hollywood types. Lavish lobbies and courtyards of yesteryear are now gathering places for collaboration and artistic creation. CGI’s design team took great care to preserve the original charm of […]

New Opportunities: Fedora and La Brea

Posted on Aug 17, 2018 in News & Events
New Opportunities: Fedora and La Brea

Fedora   CGI recently completed a six-part lot assembly in the desirable Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles. This area features a vibrant mix of dining, shopping, hotels, entertainment, and business activity. We closed escrow on the first five lots in May of 2017, with the closing of the final lot in August. The fully assembled […]