Co-working firm IgnitedSpaces is expanding its amenitized office space concept to Downtown Los Angeles.

According to a press release, the Hollywood-based company has signed a lease with landlord Jamison Services to occupy approximately 42,000 square feet in the California Market Center (CMC) in the Fashion District.  Under the terms of the long-term lease, IgnitedSpaces will occupy the entire 12th floor of Building B, which is one of three 13-story structures that comprise the 1.8-million-square-foot complex at Olympic Boulevard and Main Street.

The new IgnitedSpaces facility comes equipped with polished concrete floors and exposed 14-foot ceilings.  As with the company's original Hollywood Boulevard location, its new Downtown office will include a blend of flexible work spaces and signature amenities.  Plans call for large private suites, multi-purpose event spaces, a photography studio, high-tech meeting rooms, a theater and a lounge.

The lease comes as Jamison embarks on the first phase of a multimillion-dollar renovation of the property, which is billed as the most significant fashion mart on the West Coast.  These improvements include building-wide Wi-Fi, a new rooftop amenity deck, a redesigned retail and food court and a 35,000-square-foot fitness center and spa.

Although CMC primarily serves as a trade building for the fashion industry, Jamison has recently converted a portion of the center to accommodate increased demand for creative office space in Downtown Los Angeles.

Image via Jamison Services
Image via Hunter Kerhart Architectural Photography

20 Townhomes Planned in Inglewood

The project would rise from an L-shaped site near La Brea Avenue.

In Inglewood, a local developer has filed plans to construct townhomes just west of La Brea Avenue. The proposed development, slated for an L-shaped property at 113-133 W. Plymouth Street, would replace 11 existing single-family residences with 20 three-story townhomes above a basement parking garage.