Leasing Underway at Related California’s The Emerson in Los Angeles

Related California has announced that leasing has started at the company’s new downtown residential apartment building, The Emerson.

Ago's VESPAIO Rendering_ApprovedLos Angeles—Related Companies’ West Coast affiliate, Related California, has announced that leasing has started at the company’s new downtown residential apartment building, The Emerson. The tower is located in the booming Downtown Los Angeles submarket at 225 S. Grand Avenue and initial occupancy at the building was expected in October 2014.

“Inventive, thoughtful and aspirational, The Emerson brings together state-of-the-art design and superior quality rental residences with the needs of each resident at the forefront,” says Gino Canori, executive vice president for Related California Urban Residential. “Our ability to provide unparalleled luxury services and amenities along with exciting restaurant and retail spaces will foster a new urban core. Related Management, our award winning property management team, allows us to maintain The Emerson with exceptional detail. We are excited to use our expertise in urban living to not only spearhead the area’s renaissance, but to also introduce Angelenos to a new enclave of personalized luxury residential living with The Emerson.”

At 20 stories, the Arquitectonica-designed building houses 216 units that are a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom floor plans and the elegant Marmol Radziner-designed interiors bring a new level of luxury to the area’s rental market. The building was constructed to meet LEED Gold certifications and it will be 100 percent smoke free. Prices start a $2,295.

Each apartment’s interior offers open kitchens that feature Caesarstone countertops, handcrafted Heath Ceramics tile backsplashes, walnut cabinetry and high-end stainless steel appliances. Bathrooms include marble tub surround and vanity tops and other living areas feature wood plank flooring and in-unit washer and dryer.

The amenities and services package at The Emerson doesn’t skimp either. Residents will have access to an assortment of offerings including a penthouse lounge with outdoor terrace with bar area, custom billiards table and catering kitchen with dining area that can be used for private events. Additionally, the terrace has a double-sided fireplace, barbecue grilling areas, ample outdoor seating and two outdoor televisions. Other amenities include an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi with additional seating and barbecue spaces, a media lounge for movie screenings, a state-of-the-art library with fireplace, Wi-Fi and coffee station; fitness center with steam and yoga rooms, an outdoor dog park and an in-building dog spa.

Services offered include a 24-hour concierge and doorman to help with coordinating package receiving and dry cleaning services, as well as a personal assistant that can assist with other daily needs such as dog walking and making restaurant reservations.