LOS ANGELES (December 6, 2017) – Southern California’s Bob Hope USO, an independent nonprofit that serves over 200,000 military members and their families; Los Angeles World Airports and more than 100 members of the military, donors, volunteers and supporters celebrated the groundbreaking of their new location at the historic and iconic Theme Building at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) today.
The $14 billion in improvements at LAX have stolen the show, but the airport is not the only place that’s getting a face-lift.
Check out the nearby hotels on Century Boulevard for a happy surprise for out-of-town guests or for you if you have an early flight.
There are new hotels and several others undergoing major renovations, adding eye-catching designs inside and out, opening fun restaurants and becoming chic, happening places.
A 13-story office tower near Los Angeles International Airport will be converted into a 129-room Hyatt House and a 272-room Hyatt Place Hotel, according to an announcement from investment banking firm George Smith Partners.
George Smith Partners, based in Century City, arranged $50 million in construction financing for the conversion project on behalf of the owner, 5959 LLC. The conversion of the 258,000-square-foot building, at 5959 Century Blvd., into a dual-branded hotel is planned for some time in 2019.
REAL ESTATE: Airport projects help fuel demand
Creative Deal: Ruth Group acquired this building at 5901 Century Blvd. this year and turned it into creative office space.
Real estate analysts familiar with the area just east of the airport’s terminals and north of its runways said the tightening office market is being spurred by hotel conversions, office renovations, $14 billion in airport investment, new transit projects and demand from companies pushed out by Silicon Beach’s rising rates.
The Bob Hope USO
Press Advisory November 5, 2017 Contact: Fred Zermeno / Special Events 213.219.1060
The Bob Hope USO at LAX Gears Up for the 12th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner for the Troops
LAX – The Bob Hope USO will once again celebrate Thanksgiving Dinner with the men and women in military before they leave on assignment on November 14, 2017 from 1:00 - 4:30 PM. The event is a private event for military personal and guests of the USO. The USO address is 203 World Way West, suite 200 at LAX, Los Angeles CA. Inside the LAX terminal. (310) 645-3716.
Los Angeles, CA – (Oct. 23, 2017) – Now boarding... a lofty new haven for the modern traveler at the fifth busiest airport in the world. Introducing H Hotel Los Angeles, Curio Collection by Hilton just steps from LAX. Opened on October 10, H Hotel introduces a curated hotel experience to travelers without compromising the convenience of a central location and disrupts the traditional concept of an airport hotel. In many ways, the H Hotel is a window unto a world suspended in midair and offers a modern reprive from the gears of destination travel.
GATEWAY’S SEMI-ANNUAL SHREDDING EVENT GIVES LOCAL BUSINESSES THE OPPORTUNITY TO SAFELY AND SECURELY DISPOSE OF DOCUMENTS
Gateway’s semi-annual shredding event will be held on November 9 and 16 at four different times and location.
NEW SAM FIRST BAR IS SET TO OPEN SOON AT RENOVATED 6171 BUILDING
The newly renovated 6171 Century building will soon include the area’s coolest new bar. Named Sam First, after building owner Paul Solomon’s grandfather who was a Los Angeles-area tailor, the bar will feature Paul’s photography from his trips around the world.
Looking to appeal to business and leisure travelers alike, the Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel recently completed a major renovation of all of its public spaces, including the newly unveiled Studio 12 Lounge.
Congratulations to the team from the Sheraton Gateway LAX on winning the first ever Gateway Kingpin Challenge – a fun bowling tournament pitting teams from various Gateway members against each other at the Westchester Bowlero.
EL SEGUNDO LANDMARK OPENS DOORS AT 6171 W. CENTURY TO SERVE UP THE FINEST SANDWICHES AND DELI TREATS AROUND
Since 1997, when Billy and Laura Chen and her sister, Bella Tran, took over The Original Rinaldi’s in El Segundo from their friend and avid body builder Michael
Rinaldi, the deli has been serving up incredible original sandwiches.
The trio has now opened their third location in the heart of Century Boulevard at 6171 Century.
NEW GENERAL MANAGER CELEBRATES 30 YEARS AS A GM BY TAKING OVER THE HYATT REGENCY
Celebrating 30 years as a hotel General Manager, Ken Pilgrim took over the top spot at the Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Hotel in August after spending more than two years at the helm of The Westin Long Beach.
THE RUTH GROUP TAKES OVER 9841 AIRPORT, CHANGES ADDRESS, BEGINS MAJOR RENOVATION
With its acquisition of 9841 Airport Boulevard, The Ruth Group and Roxborough Fund I are changing the 15-story building’s address to 5901 W. Century Boulevard as part of a major repositioning of the office tower. “We are excited about the opportunity to reposition this landmark asset with a number of creative alternatives,” said Bob Ruth, President of The Ruth Group.
Since 2010, Gateway to Go! has been one of the hottest local events around – a weekly lunchtime celebration of the best food on four wheels featuring a rotating line-up of the best gourmet food trucks in Los Angeles.
GATEWAY LOS ANGELES’ BIKE-RIDING AMBASSADORS PROVIDE FRIENDLY FACES ANDEXTRA EYES AN EARS FOR GUESTS, VISITORS AND EMPLOYEES ALONG THE CENTURY CORRIDOR
Twenty-one airlines are being relocated at LAX in what airport officials are calling one of the largest terminal moves in the history of commercial aviation.
PROPERTY OWNERS GET BANG FOR THEIR BUCK WHEN IT COMES TO AREA SERVICES.
GATEWAY’S ANNUAL SHREDDING EVENT GIVES LOCAL BUSINESSES THE OPPORTUNITY TO SAFELY AND SECURELY DISPOSE OF DOCUMENTS.
The LAX Marriott Hotel is excited to announce the opening of the new M Club Lounge, for it's most loyal customers, which opened its doors on May 7.
While Gateway Los Angeles largely supports the airport’s proposed $5 billion construction project that will revolutionize road and rail access and serve as the “cornerstone” of a world-class transportation hub, the Landside Access Modernization Project, as it is called presents numerous concerns for Gateway members.