Roy Dekel is a real estate professional with over 10 years of experience. He is a film production investor and entrepreneur based in L.A.
A study by Standford University recently revealed that a person’s attitude is a better indicator of success than their IQ.
The Sundance Institute has recently released the names of the 65 films selected to premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival for the U.S. Competition, World Competition and out-of-competition NEXT category.
We’ve barely hit 2016, but plans like these don’t happen over night. The Wilshire Grand Center slated for completion some time in 2017 is a $1.2 billion mixed-use project set to include a 900-room Intercontinental Los Angeles hotel, luxury restaurants, and night life attractions.
Technology has taken over. This is the age of rapid information and innovation. In cities like Los Angeles and New York, which attracts the best and brightest, they deserve just that: the best and brightest in real estate technology.
We spend quite a bit of time in the office. Some might argue that we spend more time at work than we do at home. However, unlike the comforts of your humble abode, work can be riddle with stressful situations that ultimately halt productivity.
In its first high-risk real-estate fund, TPG raised more than $2 billion in commitments. Although TGP is a relatively new force in the real-estate investment industry, the company began fundraising for the real-estate fund it just closed in the beginning of 2014.
When you think of successful people, you usually loop in positive adjectives like determined, persistent, and driven. We all know success takes hard work and dedication; however, which habits steer strong-willed people in the right direction?
"The key to investing is not assessing how much an industry is going to affect society, or how much it will grow, but rather determining the competitive advantage of any given company and, above all, the durability of that advantage."
On Thursday, July 9th, the Israeli film scene was brought to center stage with the opening of the 32nd Jerusalem Film Festival. This year was the first since the controversial move to pull the film “Beyond the Fear”, the documentary based on Yigal Amir who killed Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabain in 1995.
Movies Under the Stars, a New York City summer outdoor film screening program, has continued to be a hit since its inception a few years ago. Every summer, multiple venues throughout the city host outdoor screenings of both new and classic films. This past year’s HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival showcased a few very familiar titles including Ghostbusters, Footloose, Chinatown, and Back to the Future.
This past weekend marked the kick-off the the 18th Annual Shanghai International Film Festival. The 2015 showcase is slated to run from June 13th to June 21st. Films for exhibition include Leviafan, Boyhood, The Theory of Everything, Weekend, Once Upon a Time in America, and The Last Emperor.
The 2015 Special Olympics World Games was recently held in Los Angeles between July 25 and August 2. This multi-sport event hosted around 6,500 athletes from 177 countries are marked the second time in 16 years that the biennial World Summer Games have to held in the United States; the last time Los Angeles hosted was in 1972.
If custom chairs are your thing, high-end Italian furniture manufacturer Promemoria presented customized Bilou Bilou dining chairs for the “Chairs For Charity” auction.
If you live in the Los Angeles area and would like to volunteer in the local community, it can be difficult to find the right programs. Below are some quality organizations get involved with in the LA area.
Los Angeles county has seen its largest property value jump since 2010 at 6.13 percent. The average price of an L.A. county home was $780,000 last year; two-bedroom apartments averaged $2,591 for rent. Moreover, the county’s taxable properties were valued at $1.264 trillion.